Beta Gamma Sigma honors Mr. Steve Gosselin

The EIU chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the International Business Honor Society, recently recognized Mr. Steve Gosselin as its 2011 Chapter Honoree.  Mr. Gosselin currently serves as the Vice President of Customer Services Support for Caterpillar, Inc.  He has responsibility for growing Caterpillar's aftermarket parts and services business which includes dealer rental/used business development; dealer operational capability development and deployment support; global brand management; enterprise eChannel support; parts, service, marketing and technical publications; and select global services.

Since joining Caterpillar in 1979 as a parts and service sales trainee, Gosselin has held numerous positions in product support, machine, and engine businesses. In 1994, he was named area manager, based in London, responsible for the machinery business in the Northwest quadrant of Europe. From 1998 to 2000, Gosselin served as the North American distributionmanager for the Engine Products Division, and in 2000, he was named regional manager for the North American Commercial Division (NACD). In 2002, he was named a vice president with responsibility for NACD with accountability for the company’s North American dealer development and machine marketing.  From 2006 to 2010, he served as President of Solar Turbines Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, Inc. In June of 2010, he assumed his current position within Caterpillar Customer and Dealer Support. 

Gosselin, a native of Aurora, Illinois, graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He has also completed the Northwestern University Kellogg Advanced Executive Program. He currently serves as a board member for the United States Energy Association and until his recent return to Peoria, he was a board member for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, the United Way of San Diego County, and the San Diego Center for Children. He also recently completed two terms as a board member of Eastern Illinois University’s Alumni Association.


BGS 2011

Dr. Cheryl L. Noll, Chair of the School of Business and Mr. Steve Gosselin,
Beta Gamma Sigma's 2011 Chapter Honoree, on the south patio of Lumpkin
Hall, next to the Beta Gamma Sigma key.