TCA created its prestigious Ambassador Club in 1996 as a way to honor companies that have maintained membership with the organization for 25 years or longer.
Each year at the Annual Convention, companies are honored if they are being inducted into the Ambassador Club for the first time, or if they have reached the next milestone of membership longevity.
Members of the 2013 Ambassador Club include:
70-74 |65-69| 60-64 | 55-59 | 50-54 | 45-49 | 40-44 |35-39 | 30-34 | 25-29
Craig Transportation Company
Lance Craig, Chief Executive Officer & President
Truck One, Inc.
Jay Winegardner, President & Chief Executive Officer
B & T Express, Inc.
North Lima, Ohio
Howard J. O’Malley, Jr., Chairman
Dameo Trucking, Inc.
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Rocque D. Dameo, Sr., President
RJW, Inc./Bestway Systems, Inc.
Jeffrey Wenham, Chief Executive Officer
Warren Transport, Inc.
Richard Donnelly, President
Frozen Food Express Transportation Services, Inc.
Russell Stubbs, President & Chief Executive Officer
Houff Transfer, Inc.
Weyers Cave, Virginia
Doug Houff, President
Refrigerated Food Express, Inc.
James L. Morse, President & Chief Executive Officer
Somerset, New Jersey
Matthew L. Wright, President & Chief Executive Officer
Online Transport, Inc.
Dan Cook, President
Reed Trucking Co.
Blake Reed, President
Schilli Transportation Services
Thomas Schilli, President
Anderson Trucking Service, Inc.
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Rollie Anderson, President
Crete Carrier Corporation
Tonn Ostergerd, President & Chief Executive Officer
CRST International, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
John M. Smith, President & Chief Executive Officer
D.M. Bowman, Inc.
James Ward, President
Howell's Motor Freight, Inc.
Harry Norris, President
Cresco Lines, Inc.
Robert Stranczek, President
Dart Transit Company
David Oren, President
Diamond Transportation System, Inc.
Jon Coca, Vice President
Melton Truck Lines, Inc.
Robert Peterson, President
Scott Palmer, President
Witte Brothers Exchange
Brent Witte, President
Art Pape Transfer, Inc.
Loras Pape, President
C.R. England, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Josh England, President & CFO
Joseph Dagnese, President
Davis Transport, Inc.
Jim McKinny, President
Decker Truck Line, Inc.
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Donald L. Decker, President & Chairman
Dennis Truck Lines, Inc.
Carol Dukes, Secretary-Treasurer
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
David Freymiller, Chief Executive Officer
Great Dane Trailers
Christopher Hammond, IV, Vice President
Dealer Sales & Operations
North Liberty, Iowa
Michael Gerdin, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Marten Transport, Ltd.
Randy Marten, Chief Executive Officer
Millis Transfer, Inc.
Black River Falls, Wisconsin
David Millis, President
Tennant Truck Lines, Inc.
Aaron Tennant, President & Chief Financial Officer
1st Guard Corporation
Edmund B. Campbell, III, Chairman
Baldwin & Lyons, Inc.
Joe DeVito, Chief Executive Officer
Bestway Express, Inc.
Shepard Dunn, President & Chief Executive Officer
Syracuse, New York
Tom Ondo, General Manager
Contractual Carriers, Inc.
Karl E. Schneider, President
CrossGlobe Transport, Ltd.
Glen Allen, Virginia
Bill Franks, President
Jeffrey Jones, Vice President
Sales & Marketing
deBoer Transportation, Inc.
Kay DeBoer, President
Tim Sinden, President
GE Capital, Transportation Finance
John Conkin, Senior Vice President
Mike Petrullo, President & Chief Executive Officer
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Marne Keller-Krikava, President & CEO
K and J Trucking, Inc.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Michelle Koch, President
May Trucking Co.
C. Marvin May, Chief Executive Officer
Bud Newman, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Bill Kozek, President, North America Truck & Parts
P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.
Dan Cushman, President
Robert E. Low, President & Founder
Stevens Transport Inc.
Clay Aaron, President
TravelCenters of America and Petro
Thomas O’Brien, Managing Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company
City of Industry, California
Harold Bennett, President
Volvo Trucks North America
Greensboro, North Carolina
Dennis Slagle, President & Chief Executive Officer
Weinrich Truck Line, Inc.
Donna Weinrich-Lucht, President
Ameri-Co. Carriers, Inc.
James Kerr, President
Badger Utility, Inc.
Richard D. Bloomquist, President
Baylor Trucking, Inc.
BDR Transport, Inc.
Gregory Gay, President
Celadon Group, Inc.
Paul Will, President & Chief Financial Officer
Challenger Motor Freight, Inc.
Dan Einwechter, Chairman & Chief Financial Officer
Steve Stevenson, President
Cottingham & Butler, Inc.
David Becker, Chief Executive Officer
Thomas (Jeff) Craney, President
Detroit Diesel Corporation
Brad Williamson, Manager
Dutch Maid Logistics
Sam Burrer, Operations Manager
Earl L. Henderson Trucking Company
John Kaburick, President
Epes Transport System, Inc.
Greensboro, North Carolina
Alvin Bodford, Chairman & Chief Financial Officer
Fikes Truck Line
Gary Salisbury, President & Chief Financial Officer
G&P Trucking Co., Inc.
Gaston, South Carolina
Clifton Parker, President
Gordon Trucking, Inc.
Steve Gordon, Chief Operating Officer
Great West Casualty Company
South Sioux City, Nebraska
Hugh Fugleberg, President & Chief Operating Officer
Interstate Distributor Co.
Marc Rogers, President & Chief Executive Officer
J & R Schugel Trucking, Inc.
New Ulm, Minnesota
Jerry Schugel, Chief Operating Officer
Rodrigo Horvath, President
John Christner Trucking, Inc.
John Christner, President & Chief Executive Officer
Kenworth Truck Company
Jim Shiplet, President
Land Span, Inc.
Roger Reed, President
Mercer Transportation Co., Inc.
Bill Howard, President
Michelin North America
Greenville, North Carolina
Pete Selleck, Chairman
National Carriers, Inc.
Richard Rees, President
San Diego, California
Norm Ellis, Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Peterbilt Motors Company
Daniel Sobic, Executive Vice President
Pilot Flying J
James Haslam, Chief Executive Officer
Salt Lake City, Utah
Jeff England, President
Rand McNally & Company
Mason Meadows, Director
S.B., Inc. dba Sherman Bros. Heavy Trucking
Bart Sherman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light Hanson & Feary P.C.
Greg Feary, President & Managing Partner
Sunrise Express, Inc.
Grand Island, Nebraska
Raymond Vettel, President
Swift Transportation Co., Inc.
Richard Stocking, President & Chief Operating Officer
David Schrader, President
Transportation Costing Group, Inc.
Kenneth Manning, President
U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
Patrick E. Quinn, President & Co-Chairman
Frank Venezia, President
Wabash National Corporation
William Greubel, Chief Executive Officer
Congratulations to these fine companies who have been with the Truckload Carriers Association for 25 years or more. We value your long-term membership in our association and look forward to our continued relationship!