Chicago-based Windy City Motorcycle Company (WCMC) has named Matt Sheahan vice president of Sales, Powersports Business has learned. Sheahan comes with a strong background in the motorcycle industry with over 15 years of experience, most recently holding the position of chief operating officer for Triumph Motorcycles America.
Sheahan is an innovative and entrepreneurial leader with a passion for creating profitable and sustainable business growth. He is a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast having spent most of his life riding, wrenching, racing, designing, marketing, and selling motorcycles. Prior to his time at Triumph, he was lead design engineer for Buell Motorcycle Co., where he prepared and executed strategic and tactical plans that led the organization through efficient new motorcycle model development programs.
“We are thrilled to have Matt on board heading our sales effort,” said WCMC CEO Ozzie Giglio. “Matt is a clear industry leader and brings great expertise of unparalleled value.”
“Windy City Motorcycle Company is at the forefront of the development of the motorcycle retail industry,” said Sheahan. “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the team to help drive continued growth while delivering the future of the motorcycle retail experience.”
Sheahan is a former engineer, mechanic, and 11-time CCS Road Racing champion. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration with a Marketing Specialization from Marquette University. He currently resides in southern Wisconsin with his wife and three children.