Board of Directors

TMSA is governed by industry leaders inside transportation or logistics and guides TMSA Headquarters on how to best serve members. 

Board of Directors



President: Mark Derks, Chief Marketing Officer, BlueGrace Logistics
Chair: Tom Collins, Vice President, Marketing, Saddle Creek Logistics Services
Treasurer: Beth Malik, Director of Marketing & Communications, SMC³
Secretary: Jodi Cape, Marketing Manager, TAGG Logistics

Committee Chairpersons:

Committee Coordinator: Michelle LeBlanc, Founder & CEO, Drop & Hook
Education Co-Chairs:
Holly LaBoda, Partner, Luminaries Consulting; Gary Cornelius, VP of Business Development, TCW
Membership: Marc Blanchette, VP Business Development & Marketing, C.A.T. Inc.; Jill Schmieg, Chief Strategist, Sol de Naples Marketing
Succession Planning: David Hoppens, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Momentum Transportation
Governance: Jahan Byrne, Director of Marketing, Matson Logistics
Finance: Leigh Sauter, Director of Operations and Strategy, Virago Marketing 
Marketing Co-Chairs: ; John Meier, Director of Marketing, ODW Logistics; Jill Jones, Digital Marketing Manager, Saddle Creek Logistics Services
Recognition: Courtney Keenan, Marketing & Customer Experience Manager, RLS Logistics

At-Large Members: 

Candi Cybator, Director of Marketing, PITT OHIO
Blythe Brumleve, Founder/Host, Digital Dispatch
Donia Crime, Vice President Corporate Communications, Landstar
Chuck Everett, Director of Business Development, Red Classic Transportation Services
Patrick McFarland, Director of Marketing, ITS Logistics
Jason Ickert, President, Sonwil Logistics
Lina Acosta, Chief Marketing Officer, GLT Logistics
Kathleen Kaag, Vice President of Marketing, Loadsmart
Don Friddell, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Brown Integrated Logistics

Interested in Getting Involved?

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