Jeff Messer

In 2003, Jeffrey W. Messer, joined the Messer Truck Equipment, becoming the fourth generation in the family business, which was founded in 1899 by his great-grandfather Walter Messer. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in Ocean Engineering, Jeff served in the U.S. Navy for five years as a Surface Warfare Officer and Nuclear Power Engineer before returning to Maine and the family business. He has worked in various areas of the company, including service, parts and sales, in an effort to learn the business from the ground-up. In 2008, he was named company president after his father’s untimely passing. He stays active hiking and camping in the summer, skiing in the winter, and playing ice hockey year-round. He resides on Matinicus Island with his wife, Alissa, and three children.