For Immediate Release
May 10, 2017
For Information Contact:
Gary Petty, NPTC
NPTC Honors 78 Certified Transportation Professionals® (CTP)
Certified Transportation Professional® (CTP) by the NPTC Institute, the educational and professional certification arm of the National Private Truck Council (NPTC). The graduates were honored during a ceremony at the Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition held April 30-May 2, 2017 in Cincinnati.
Since the CTP designation was first introduced in 1993, more than 1,600 fleet and transportation professionals have earned the right to add CTP after their name. CTPs are raising industry standards, and in turn, increasing the respect and prestige of the fleet and transportation profession.
“These new Certified Transportation Professionals, have demonstrated the knowledge and ability to understand complex operational and regulatory issues, identify and evaluate potential costs and savings, and develop systems and practices that best meet their company’s transportation needs and objectives,” said Mari Roberts, CTP, Chair of the NPTC Institute Board of Governors that oversees the program and Director, LD&T Dallas Metroplex, Frito-Lay, Inc.
“The CTP designation is a benchmark of excellence earned by a special few, but available to any fleet or transportation specialist will to make the necessary commitment of dedicated effort.”
Each year, Fleet Owner magazine sponsors the CTP Top Graduate Award. This year’s Top Graduate was presented to Scott Duvall, CTP, Safety Coordinator with Dot Transportation, Inc.
In addition to Duvall, the following individuals represent the CTP Class of 2017:
|Bryan Alwert, CTP, Trans Papa Logistics – Papa John’s
Cassie Anderson, CTP, Lee TranServices, Inc.
Chris Armstrong, CTP, Brakebush Transportation, Inc.
Zachary James Babenko, CTP, Idealease, Inc.
William Baines, CTP, CPC Logistics Inc.
David W. Barth, CTP, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Andy Berry, CTP, Driving Ambition, Inc.
Katie J. Blanchard, CTP, CVS Health
Greg Boyington, CTP, CPC Logistics Inc.
Brad Brooke, CTP, Whirlwind Steel Buildings
Scott Bryers, CTP, FleetNet America
Christopher Laurence Chapman, CTP, Lytx DriveCam
William M. Clifton, CTP, Scholastic Book Fairs
Ron Clow, CTP, Nestlé USA
Michael Conner, CTP, Sunbelt Rentals
Julie Cundy, CTP, Whiteline Express, Ltd.
James R. Curcio, CTP, Idealease, Inc.
Dale S. Dunaitis, CTP, SpeedGauge, Inc.
Tom Dorgan, CTP, Omnitracs, LLC
James T. Eilerman, CTP, Apio Inc. / GreenLine Logistics
Anthony Elliot, CTP, PeopleNet
Jamie Elrod, CTP, Orscheln Farm and Home LLC
Ben Espey, CTP, WinCo Foods
Douglas Evans, CTP, Pepsi Beverages Company
Joshua Flora, CTP, Waltco Lift Gates
Keith Frantz, CTP, Archer Daniels Midland
Patrick M. Gallagher, CTP, Penske Truck Leasing Company
Joseph Garofalo, CTP,GAF Materials Corp
Steven Garrish, CTP, SleepSafe Drivers
Ken Gillies, CTP, Element Fleeet Management
Jason Kyle, CTP, Graydon HSM Solutions
Robert Hart, CTP, PeopleNet
Luis Herrera, CTP, Fleet Advantage, LLC
Pete Holmes, CTP, Clifford W. Perham/Shaw’s
Krystle Horst, CTP, Batesville Logistics
Jerry Johnson, CTP, J&B Wholesale Distribution
Paul Johnston, CTP, Michelin North America
Kevin Michael Jones, CTP, Trans Papa Logistics – Papa John’s
Joel Jorgenson, CTP, PeopleNet
|Timothy Patrick Kennedy, CTP, WinCo Foods
David Leday, CTP, Trans Papa Logistics – Papa John’s
Britney C. Lockhart, CTP, Clayton Homes
Jim Lombardo, CTP, Omnitracs, LLC
Michael Maglio, CTP, Oldcastle / Allied Building Products
Robert Magnant, CTP,Vnomics
Joe Mark, CTP, Lytx DriveCam
Anthony Lowell Matzke, CTP, TransDirect USA
Kendrick Maxwell, CTP, Schwans
Edward C. McCarthy, CTP, Vnomics
Bruce McNiven, CTP, VitalAire Canada Inc.
Cinthia Mendoza, CTP, Pepsi Beverages Company
Brett Glen Miller, CTP, Centerline Drivers, LLC
Jason Monahan, CTP, Trans Papa Logistics – Papa John’s
Jeff Morris, CTP, Michelin North America
Ben Nabas, CTP, GAF Materials Corp
Perry Nix, CTP, PeopleNet
Robert Norris, CTP, Kellogg Company
Alicia Petersen, CTP, PeopleNet
Chris Petersen, CTP, PeopleNet
Nicole Pickard, CTP, Idealease, Inc.
Alison Pozsonyi, CTP, Arconic Wheel & Transportation Products
Brett Pulley, CTP,TBHC Delivers
John Rasmussen, CTP, Kellogg Company
Frank Samler, CTP, NEP Broadcasting
Ratinder Sandhu, CTP, GAF Materials Corp
Michael Shomody, CTP, Valley Proteins
Joe Siejakowski, CTP, TBHC Delivers
Joseph Edward Sierp, CTP, GAF Materials Corp
Bernie Silver, CTP, Omnitracs, LLC
Spero A. Skarlatos, CTP, Element Fleeet Management
Evan G. Stinson, CTP, First Advantage
Roger Strike II, CTP, Wheels, Inc.
Grace Tisdall, CTP, Idealease, Inc.
Kerry Delight Varney, CTP, Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Products
Andrea Viele, CTP, Nestlé USA
Bob Weems, CTP, Universal Forest Transportation, Inc.
Shanda Zelaya, CTP, NIC Federal LL
The CTP 2017 Graduating Class
2017 CTP Top Graduate Scott Duvall, (second from left) receiving the CTP Top Graduate Award from Fleet Owner Senior Editor Aaron Marsh.
On the right is Mari Roberts, CTP, Frito-Lay, Chair of the NPTC Institute Board of Governors and on left NPTC President and CEO, Gary Petty.
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 Conference and Trade Show, the Private Fleet Management Institute, and the National Safety Conference. For more information about the Council’s activities and programs, visit our website at nptc.org.