Group Leadership

Angela Larson
Wood Equipment Co./ Blount International, Inc.

AEM Staff Contact

Benjamin Duyck
Market Intelligence Analyst | 414-298-4154

Larry Buzecky
Vice President, Business Intelligence | 414-298-4115


  • To get input and consensus on the members’ current and future market data needs.
  • To develop products and services to meet the businesses of Whole Good, Portable Equipment, Component and Service members.


  • The committee leadership consists of a Chair, elected annually to no more than three consecutive calendar year terms.
  • The committee leadership also consists of a Vice Chair, who becomes the Chair in the next year after the chair completes his/her term (s).


  • 12-15 members from all tiers of membership.
  • Committee terms are annual appointments with no term limits.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure that new programs and activities of the Market Intelligence department are consistent with the needs of the membership.
  • Provide strategic planning and direction on the future of Market Intelligence activities.
  • Recommend program improvements.

2019 Committee Objectives

  • Provide guidance regarding market intelligence gaps analysis to be conducted by outside service provider and the development of new products and services based on this analysis.
  • Long-term objectives include a continuous improvement effort for existing programs and a fine-tuning of new services in order to be a driver and key resource in the identification and gathering of relevant data on a consistent basis for members.