Owners

Hank Garbee

CEO/Partner

Hank graduated from Wake Forest University (1991) where he earned a BA Degree in Economics. After college, he worked in the Insurance and Banking industry before joining Young Transportation.

He now has over 20 years of experience in the motorcoach industry and has served as the Chairman and current board member of the International Motor Coach Group (IMG).

Hank is active in First Baptist Church of Asheville, State and National associations and the local community. His hobbies include golf, travel, and family time with his wife Sarah and two boys Thomas and Wesley.

Thomas L. Crouch, CTP

President/Partner

Tom graduated from Wake Forest University (1978) earning a BS degree in Business Administration. He joined the business his grandfather started and began working for his uncle, T. Ralph Young, Jr., upon his college graduation.

He has served in many tourism and civic roles over the years including: President of the Asheville Area Tourism Association, The Tourism Development Authority of Buncombe County as well as being the current President of the NC Motorcoach Association, Eblen Charities, UNCA Bulldog Board, YMCA board, Asheville Chamber of Commerce board, and a member at First Baptist Church of Hendersonville.

Tom has 44 years in the Travel Industry. He enjoys spending time with his wife Ellen at Lake Keowee. He enjoys walking with their Havanese dog Toby, golfing, boating, and time with family. Tom has three grown children and four grandchildren. Justin (36) and wife Aimee with their twin boys, Brooks and Camden, daughter Remi, and son Hayes that live in Asheville; Heather (34) and husband Daniel also in Asheville; and Patrick (32) who lives in Brooklyn.

T. Ralph Young, Jr.CTP

Chairman Emeritus

Ralph graduated Mars Hill College (1951) and Wake Forest University (1953) where he earned a Business degree. He is a member of the Transportation Hall of Fame; has served several terms as the President of the NC Motorcoach Association and is a former board member of the United Motorcoach Association.

He has over 60 years of experience in the transportation and tour industry and is a Certified Tour Professional (CTP). His hobbies include working on antique cars and enjoying his grandchildren.