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Ambassador Club

Logo:  TCA Ambassador ClubTCA 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:

In Years...
70-74 |65-69| 60-64 | 55-59 | 50-54 | 45-49 | 40-44 |35-39 | 30-34 | 25-29

70-74 Years

Craig Transportation Company
Perrysburg, Ohio
Lance Craig, Chief Executive Officer & President

 65-69 Years

Truck One, Inc.
Newark, Ohio
Jay Winegardner, President & Chief Executive Officer

60-64 Years

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.
Independence, Ohio
Jeffrey Wenham, Chief Executive Officer

Warren Transport, Inc.
Waterloo, Iowa
Richard Donnelly, President 

55-59 Years

Frozen Food Express Transportation Services, Inc.
Dallas, Texas
Russell Stubbs, President & Chief Executive Officer

Houff Transfer, Inc.
Weyers Cave, Virginia
Doug Houff, President

Refrigerated Food Express, Inc.
Avon, Massachussetts
James L. Morse, President & Chief Executive Officer

50-54 Years

Apgar Bros.
Somerset, New Jersey
Matthew L. Wright, President & Chief Executive Officer

Online Transport, Inc.
Greenfield, Indiana
Dan Cook, President

Reed Trucking Co.
Milton, Delaware
Blake Reed, President

Schilli Transportation Services
Remington, Indiana
Thomas Schilli, President

45-49 Years

Anderson Trucking Service, Inc.
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Rollie Anderson, President

Crete Carrier Corporation
Lincoln, Nebraska
Tonn Ostergerd, President & Chief Executive Officer

CRST International, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
John M. Smith, President & Chief Executive Officer

D.M. Bowman, Inc.
Williamsport, Maryland
James Ward, President

Howell's Motor Freight, Inc.
Roanoke, Virginia
Harry Norris, President

40-44 Years

Cresco Lines, Inc.
Harvey, Illinois
Robert Stranczek, President

Dart Transit Company
Eagan, Minnesota
David Oren, President

Diamond Transportation System, Inc.
Racine, Wisconsin
Jon Coca, Vice President

Melton Truck Lines, Inc.
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Robert Peterson, President

Sammons Trucking
Missoula, Montana
Scott Palmer, President

Witte Brothers Exchange
Troy, Missouri
Brent Witte, President

 35-39 Years

Art Pape Transfer, Inc.
Dubuque, Iowa
Loras Pape, President

C.R. England, Inc.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Josh England, President & CFO

Con-Way Truckload
Joplin, Missouri
Joseph Dagnese, President

Davis Transport, Inc.
Missoula, Montana
Jim McKinny, President

Decker Truck Line, Inc.
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Donald L. Decker, President & Chairman

Dennis Truck Lines, Inc.
Vidalia, Georgia
Carol Dukes, Secretary-Treasurer

Freymiller, Inc.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
David Freymiller, Chief Executive Officer

Great Dane Trailers
Savannah, Georgia
Christopher Hammond, IV, Vice President
Dealer Sales & Operations

Heartland Express
North Liberty, Iowa
Michael Gerdin, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Marten Transport, Ltd.
Mondovi, Wisconsin
Randy Marten, Chief Executive Officer

Millis Transfer, Inc.
Black River Falls, Wisconsin
David Millis, President

Tennant Truck Lines, Inc.
Colona, Illinois
Aaron Tennant, President & Chief Financial Officer

30-34 Years

1st Guard Corporation
Venice, Florida
Edmund B. Campbell, III, Chairman

Baldwin & Lyons, Inc.
Indianapolis, Indiana
Joe DeVito, Chief Executive Officer

Bestway Express, Inc.
Vincennes, Indiana
Shepard Dunn, President & Chief Executive Officer

Carrier Transicold
Syracuse, New York
Tom Ondo, General Manager

Contractual Carriers, Inc.
Newark, Delaware
Karl E. Schneider, President

CrossGlobe Transport, Ltd.
Glen Allen, Virginia
Bill Franks, President

Cummins Inc.
Columbus, Indiana
Jeffrey Jones, Vice President
Sales & Marketing

deBoer Transportation, Inc.
Blenker, Wisconsin
Kay DeBoer, President

Eaton Corporation
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Tim Sinden, President

GE Capital, Transportation Finance
Irving, Texas
John Conkin, Senior Vice President

HireRight, Inc.
Lincoln, Nebraska
Mike Petrullo, President & Chief Executive Officer

J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Neenah, Wisconsin
Marne Keller-Krikava, President & CEO

K and J Trucking, Inc.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Michelle Koch, President

May Trucking Co.
Salem, Oregon
C. Marvin May, Chief Executive Officer

Mill Corporation
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bud Newman, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Navistar, Inc.
Warrenville, Illinois
Bill Kozek, President, North America Truck & Parts

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.
Tontitown, Arkansas
Dan Cushman, President

Prime Inc.
Springfield, Missouri
Robert E. Low, President & Founder

Stevens Transport Inc.
Dallas, Texas
Clay Aaron, President

TravelCenters of America and Petro
Westlake, Ohio
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.
Hinton, Iowa
Donna Weinrich-Lucht, President

25-29 Years

Ameri-Co. Carriers, Inc.
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
James Kerr, President

Badger Utility, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin
Richard D. Bloomquist, President

Baylor Trucking, Inc.
Milan, Indiana
Robert Baylor

BDR Transport, Inc.
Westminster, Vermont
Gregory Gay, President

Celadon Group, Inc.
Indianapolis, Indiana
Paul Will, President & Chief Financial Officer

Challenger Motor Freight, Inc.
Cambridge, Ontario
Dan Einwechter, Chairman & Chief Financial Officer

Comdata Corporation
Brentwood, Tennessee
Steve Stevenson, President

Cottingham & Butler, Inc.
Dubuque, Iowa
David Becker, Chief Executive Officer

Crane Composites
Channahon, Illnois

Thomas (Jeff) Craney, President

Detroit Diesel Corporation
Redford, Michigan

Brad Williamson, Manager

Dutch Maid Logistics
Willard, Ohio
Sam Burrer, Operations Manager

Earl L. Henderson Trucking Company
Salem, Illinois
John Kaburick, President

Epes Transport System, Inc.
Greensboro, North Carolina
Alvin Bodford, Chairman & Chief Financial Officer

Fikes Truck Line
Hope, Arkansas
Gary Salisbury, President & Chief Financial Officer

G&P Trucking Co., Inc.
Gaston, South Carolina
Clifton Parker, President

Gordon Trucking, Inc.
Pacific, Washington
Steve Gordon, Chief Operating Officer

Great West Casualty Company
South Sioux City, Nebraska
Hugh Fugleberg, President & Chief Operating Officer 

Interstate Distributor Co.
Tacoma, Washington
Marc Rogers, President & Chief Executive Officer

J & R Schugel Trucking, Inc.
New Ulm, Minnesota
Jerry Schugel, Chief Operating Officer

JBS Carriers
Greeley, Colorado
Rodrigo Horvath, President

John Christner Trucking, Inc.
Sapulpa, Oklahoma
John Christner, President & Chief Executive Officer

Kenworth Truck Company
Kirkland, Washington
Jim Shiplet, President

Land Span, Inc.
Lakeland, Florida
Roger Reed, President

Mercer Transportation Co., Inc.
Louisville, Kentucky
Bill Howard, President

Michelin North America
Greenville, North Carolina
Pete Selleck, Chairman

National Carriers, Inc.
Liberal, Kansas
Richard Rees, President

Omnitracs, LLC
San Diego, California

Norm Ellis, Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Peterbilt Motors Company
Denton, Texas

Daniel Sobic, Executive Vice President

Pilot Flying J
Knoxville, Tennessee
James Haslam, Chief Executive Officer

Pride Transport
Salt Lake City, Utah
Jeff England, President

Rand McNally & Company
Skokie, Illinois
Mason Meadows, Director
Commercial Transportation

S.B., Inc. dba Sherman Bros. Heavy Trucking
Harrisburg, Oregon
Bart Sherman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Scopelitis, Garvin, Light Hanson & Feary P.C.
Washington, D.C.

Greg Feary, President & Managing Partner

Sunrise Express, Inc.
Grand Island, Nebraska
Raymond Vettel, President

Swift Transportation Co., Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona
Richard Stocking, President & Chief Operating Officer

Beaverton, Oregon
David Schrader, President

Transportation Costing Group, Inc.
Rockville, Maryland
Kenneth Manning, President

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Patrick E. Quinn, President & Co-Chairman

Venezia, Inc.
Royersford, Pennsylvania
Frank Venezia, President

Wabash National Corporation
Lafayette, Indiana
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!