Nortrax Announces Management Changes at Grand Rapids, MN Store


Chip Cramer, General Manager of Nortrax Grand Rapids, MN has elected to retire followinCramer-Chip--174g a successful fifteen year career. He is a twenty six year veteran of the construction and forestry industry following a four year tour of duty in the Air Force. Chip’s deep commitment to his values and his loyalty, friendship and professionalism have led him from a territory manager to an inside sales associate and finally General Manager. His good nature, calm demeanor and caring attitude coupled with his insight, wisdom and integrity made him a trusted and reliable teammate to all at Nortrax. He will be missed as he and his wife begin traveling and enjoying their retirement.

Miska-Rich-184Nortrax proudly introduces Rich Miska as our next General Manager in Grand Rapids. Rich joins Nortrax following a career as Senior Financial Services Executive at AgStar Financial Services. He has held the positions of land buyer and market development for a home builder. He’s a graduate of the University of Minnesota, has been an active associate member of the Minnesota Timber Producers Association, provided educational workshops for loggers through MLEP (Minnesota Loggers Education Program), is a current board member for the Minnesota chapter of Log-A-Load for Kids, and served on the Board of Trustees for AgStar’s Fund for Rural America.

Outside of work, Rich and his wife Deb are active in their church and enjoy hunting, fishing, and attend the sporting events and extracurricular activities with their children.

You can view all of Nortrax’s Inventory online at Rock & Dirt.

About Nortrax:

Nortrax, Inc., a John Deere company operates John Deere construction and forestry dealerships throughout the United States and Canada. We are committed to serving those linked to the land based on our core values of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation, values that have sustained John Deere for over 179 years. Based in Tampa, FL, the company supports the construction, forestry, commercial worksite and mining markets in Eastern Canada, as well as the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast Regions of the United States. Nortrax specializes in the sales, service and support of John Deere construction and forestry machines through the new, used and rental channels. Additional information about Nortrax, Inc., its products, services and career opportunities can be found online at