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Hank Garbee
CEO

Hank graduated from Wake Forest University (1991) where he earned a BA Degree in Economics. After college he worked in the Insurance and Banking industry before joining Young Transportation.

He now has 17 years of experience in the motor coach industry and has served as the Chairman and current board member of the International Motor Coach Group (IMG).

Hank is active in First Baptist Church of Asheville, State and National associations and the local community. His hobbies include golf, travel, and family time with his wife Sarah and two boys Thomas and Wesley.

Thomas L. Crouch, CTP
President

Tom graduated from Wake Forest University (1978) earning a BS degree in Business Administration. He joined the business his grandfather started and began working for his uncle, T. Ralph Young, Jr. upon his college graduation.

He has served in many tourism and civic roles over the years including: President of the Asheville Area Tourism Association, The Tourism Development Authority of Buncombe County as well as board positions with the NC Motorcoach Association, Eblen Charities, UNCA Bulldog Board, YMCA board, Asheville Chamber of Commerce board and a Deacon at First Baptist Church of Asheville.

Tom has over 39 years in the industry and enjoys spending time with his wife, Ellen, volunteering, walking, boating and playing golf. Tom also has three grown children and two grandchildren: Justin and wife Aimee with their two twin boys, who reside in Asheville; Heather in Peru, and Patrick in New York City.

T. Ralph Young, Jr. CTP
Chairman Emeritus

Ralph graduated Mars Hill College (1951) and Wake Forest University (1953) where he earned a Business degree.He is a member of the Transportation Hall of Fame; has served several terms as the President of the NC Motorcoach Association and is a current board member of the United Motorcoach Association and the NC Motorcoach Association.

He has over 60 years of experience in the transportation and tour industry and is a Certified Tour Professional (CTP). His hobbies include working on antique cars and enjoying his grandchildren.

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