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Lippert Components promotes Julie Bethel-Welker and Matt Clauss to Distribution, National Sales Manager roles

August 30, 2017

Elkhart, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®) announces two promotions within the Company’s Aftermarket Division. Julie Bethel-Welker has been promoted to the role of Distribution National Sales Manager. Julie will be the point of contact for all Warehouse Distribution on LCI products. Julie will work hand and hand with Stephan Lussier, LCI's Aftermarket Managing Director to train and market all of the LCI aftermarket components through distribution.

Mark Boessler, LCI's Vice President of Aftermarket Sales stated, “Julie is a true professional that has effectively driven our sales through distribution and has garnered great respect within the WD community. With Julie and Stephan leading the charge, we are in a great position to grow our team within.” Julie has been with LCI for almost three years in the Aftermarket Division and was the Distribution Manager prior to the promotion.

“I’m excited to work alongside Mark Boessler and Stephan Lussier, to promote growth and create solid partnerships with our wholesale distributors,” said Bethel-Welker.

Matt Clauss has been promoted to the role of National Sales Manager, Aftermarket Outside sales. Matt will be in charge of the eight total reginal sales managers in North America that are training and selling to dealers every day. With the growth we have had in the aftermarket, Matt is looking for additional experienced RSM’s to add to his team today. Matt will be responsible for driving sales to warehouse distribution through dealerships and dealers sales on all the LCI Aftermarket products.

Mark Boessler stated, “Matt has been with LCI for over three years and has built a solid foundation in dealing with dealerships across the country. Matt is experienced in all LCI products and will help grow the level of service to dealers though the RSM’s.”

Clauss, who formerly worked as Distribution Sales Manager within LCI’s Aftermarket Division, will now manage the Aftermarket outside Sales team as a part of his new role, working to improve and enhance LCI’s product distribution within relevant marketplaces.

“I’m thankful and blessed to have the opportunity to work with such an amazing team. Together, we are going to take the Aftermarket Division to new heights,” commented Clauss.

To contact Julie Bethel-Welker, email

To contact Matt Clauss, email

About LCI Industries ®

From over 90 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America and Europe, LCI Industries, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, LCI, supplies, domestically and internationally, a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading OEMs in the recreation and transportation product markets, consisting primarily of recreational vehicles and adjacent industries, including buses; trailers used to haul boats, livestock, equipment, and other cargo; trucks; boats; trains; manufactured homes; and modular housing. The Company also supplies engineered components to the related aftermarkets of these industries primarily by selling to retail dealers, wholesale distributors, and service centers. LCI's products include steel chassis and related components; axles and suspension solutions; slide-out mechanisms and solutions; thermoformed bath, kitchen, and other products; vinyl, aluminum, and frameless windows; manual, electric, and hydraulic stabilizer and leveling systems; entry, luggage, patio, and ramp doors; furniture and mattresses; electric and manual entry steps; awnings and awning accessories; towing products; truck accessories; electronic components; and other accessories. Additional information about LCI and its products can be found at

Lippert Components, Inc.
3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514