Qualified & Dedicated
LaRita R. Boren – Executive Director and Chairman Mrs. Boren was an important part of Avis Industrial Corporation until her unexpected death on February 10, 2011. LaRita was vice president of Avis Industrial from 1987 until she was named Executive Director in 2006. Mrs. Boren was the Executive Director and major shareholder, which allowed Avis Industrial Corporation to become a certified WBE up until her death. Mrs. Boren is sadly missed by her Avis Family.
Leland E. Boren – Chief Executive Officer Leland began his career with the Pierce Governor Company in 1945 as a material control clerk. He worked his way through the ranks and was named General Manager of Pierce in 1956 and became president in 1958. Mr. Boren became Chairman of the Board of Pierce Governor in 1969 as well as President and a director of Avis Industrial Corporation. Both companies were listed on the American Stock Exchange. Mr. Boren was born in Owensville, Indiana and graduated from Anderson High School. He has received honorary degrees of Doctor of Laws from both Taylor University and Anderson University. He also received the degree of Honorary Doctor of Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan.