Speaker Lineup

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Matt is currently CEO of Jewell Advisory Group LLC. In this role, Matt leverages his 30+ years of industry experience in mergers, acquisitions, operations, sales, marketing, safety, and legal to advise transportation and logistics companies, their investors and boards on acquisitive and organic ...
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Mr. Anderson has been a World Record holder in Track and Field, the CEO of a billion-dollar Transportation and Logistics company, a Partner at two of the leading Private Equity investors in the Transportation field, a senior executive in two of North America’s largest railroads and an ...
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Sue Spero

Sue Spero, President of CSI, a 3rd party logistics firm, has over 48 years’ experience in the full truckload sector of the transportation industry. Sue owned a trip lease firm prior to motor carriage deregulation, and went on to the position of Director of Operations of a truckload carrier. ...
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Randy Guillot President, Triple G Express, Inc.

President, Triple G Express, Inc. 2019-20 Chairman, American Trucking Associations President of Triple G Express, Inc. and Southeastern Motor Freight, Inc. Randy has more than 39 years of experience working in the trucking industry and is President of Triple G Express, Inc. and Southeastern ...
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Kendra is the President of Allstates WorldCargo.  She is a professional with over thirty-three years’ experience in the transportation industry. Kendra began her transportation career with Consolidated Freightways in 1988 and worked in various sales, operations, and management positions ...
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Cris Arens is currently a Managing Partner of Logisyn Advisors, a global Mergers & Acquisitions advisory firm headquartered in Chicago, IL. Logisyn Advisors brings together a senior team of logistics veterans with deep domain expertise dedicated to serving logistics service providers and ...
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Lionel van der Walt has more than 20 years of international executive leadership experience. He spent the early part of his career in the South African Air Force and later over a decade with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), where he held various leadership roles based out of ...
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Tom Schmitt

Tom Schmitt leads Forward Air Corporation, serving as President, CEO and Director since 2018 and Chairman since 2019. Prior to joining Forward Air, Schmitt served as Management Board Member and Chief Commercial Officer for DB Schenker, a $20 billion global logistics company. Schmitt has ...
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John Beckius started his Federal Government career when he joined the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a Special Agent in 1991 in Indianapolis, Indiana. During his time with the FAA, John conducted regulatory inspections and investigations of airports, air carriers, freight forwarders, ...
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mike brown

Michael Brown is the President & CEO as well as a partner at Avalon Risk Management. Avalon is a national insurance brokerage that specializes in providing International and Domestic Transportation Liability Insurance, Customs & Transportation Bonds, Cargo, and other lines of ...
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