Link-Belt names Vaughn as manager

Rebecca (Havlicek) Vaughn has been promoted to manager, marketing communications for Link-Belt Cranes. The appointment follows the retirement of Bruce Kabalen, manager, marketing and technical communications, after a 25 year career with the company.

Rebecca (Havlicek) Vaughn, Manager, Marketing Communications, Link-Belt Cranes

Vaughn began her career at Link-Belt in 1999 as a parts technical advisor and moved to the marketing communications department in 2009 as a trade show coordinator. She served as promotion manager in 2021. Vaughn has been a major contributor to Link-Belt’s circuit of promotional events including multiple ConExpos, CraneFest and international events like Bauma. Her new role will include oversight of technical communications and training.

“Due to Rebecca’s strong contributions to previous marketing efforts, she is well-suited for this new position,” said Bill Stramer, senior vice-president, marketing, sales and customer support. “She is known and well-liked by both our distributors and customers, and the perfect fit for carrying on Link-Belt’s growing online and marketing presence.”

Vaughn is a native of Michigan and a graduate of Murray State University. She was recently married; she and her husband Jay reside in Lexington, KY. 


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