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For Immediate Release
April 20, 2024

For Information Contact:
Gary Petty, NPTC

NPTC Elects Board Leaders

ARLINGTON, VA – David Barth, CTP, Transportation Operations Manager, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., was elected Chair of the NPTC Board of Directors at the group’s Annual Management Conference and Exhibition April 21-23 in Orlando. He replaces outgoing Board Chair Chuck Amen, CTP, Corporate Transportation Operations Manager, Hillyard, Inc. Also elected as NPTC officers were:

  • Vice Chair/Chair Elect – Mari Roberts, CTP, Sr. Vice President, Service & Distribution, Supply & Commercialization, Frito-Lay, Inc.
  • Board Treasurer – J. Bedford Monday, Jr., CTP, Director of Warehouse Operations, The Schwan Food Company
  • Board Secretary – Tim Eckhardt, CTP, Director of Safety, Dot Transportation, Inc.

The newly elected members seated on the Board of Directors were: Mike Cramer, Corporate Vice President of Transportation, The QUIKRETE Companies; Chris Fada, CTP, Vice President, Ross Transportation Services; Charlie Fetters, CTP, Vice President, National Logistics, Clean Harbors, Inc.; Ed Reardon, CTP, Sr. General Manager for Fleet Safety and Compliance, CF Logistics, div. of Giorgi Cos.; John Robbins, CTP, Sr. Director, Operations, Standard Logistics Transportation; and Cassie Wood, CTP, Transportation Manager, BCT, Inc.

They join existing board members: Todd Berger, CTP, Director of Sales, PACCAR Leasing Company; Ray Byrd, CTP, Vice President, Transportation and Distribution, Pioneer Landscape Centers; John Gillenwater, CTP, Vice President, Fleet Operations and CSO, HC Transport, Inc; Steve Lovelady, Sr. Sales Manager, Truck, IMMI; Robert Mann, Vice President , Government Sales & Diamond Logic Builder; International Truck; Larry Parsons, Chief Administrative Officer, McLane Company, Inc.; Jill Quinn, President, Centerline Drivers, LLC; Steven Roberts, CTP, Manager, Fleet Operations, Deseret Transportation, and Mike Schwersenska, CTP, General Manager, Brakebush Transportation, Inc.

Leaving the NPTC Board and thanked for their years of service were: Troy Kays, CTP, Director, Transportation Safety & Compliance, Trans Papa Logistics – Papa John’s; Randy Maddox, CTP, America’s Region Category Mgr., Mobile Equipment, Oldcastle Building Products; and Scott Willert, CTP, President, America’s Service Line, LLC,

About NPTC

Founded in 1939, the National Private Truck Council is the only national trade association exclusively representing the interests of the private truck industry and corporate/business private truck fleet management. With an actively engaged leadership team of Board representatives, member volunteers and staff, NPTC in the past decade has grown significantly to serve a rising professional class of private fleet practitioners meeting the challenges of modern corporate transportation. NPTC is the leading learning resource center, government affairs advocate, and business networking culture for America’s top private fleet and supplier member companies.  The Council produces benchmarking, best practices, and economic data reports on the private fleet market; administers the highly regarded Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) training program, and conducts some of the most successful events in the trucking industry including the Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition, the Private Fleet Management Institute, and the National Safety Conference. For more information about the Council’s activities and programs, visit our website at

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