2020 Top Women to Watch

Top Women to Watch

Congratulations to these 2020 "Top Women to Watch in Transportation" by the Editorial Staff of WIT's Redefining the Road magazine. Each was nominated and chosen based upon accomplishments in their careers (and their lives). The recipients of this honor will be announced in an upcoming news release.

More details on these individuals will be featured in Edition 1 of Redefining the Road (releasing March 20).

The recipients of this honor will be announced in a news release and will be featured in the Redefining the Road magazine at that time. We request that you DO NOT MAKE ANY PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS of this honor until after March 20. 

 Stevi Alexander Program Management Director  Peterbilt Motors Co. 
 Niki Bolton Senior Truck Auditor & Executive Projects Officer  American Truck & Rail Audits, Inc. 
 Angela Eliacostas President and Founder  AGT Global Logistics 
Mary Jane Evans   CEO   Veritable Vegetable
Susan Fall   President and Founder LaunchIt Public Relations 
Jennifer Hammond  Professional Driver   Dixon Bros. Inc.
Amy Ilyes Vice President Logistics Engineering   Penske Logistics
 Kristen Johnson Partner  Taylor & Associates 
 Ann Mary Myers  Engineering Supervisor Kenworth Truck Co. 
Jill Quinn  President, Centerline Drivers  TrueBlue 
Mari Roberts Transportation Sr. Director Frito-Lay (a division of PepsiCo)
Diana Rossi COO  RFX Inc.
Lily Shen Chief Operating Officer & President Transfix
 Ashley Shomin Assistant Treasurer  YRC Worldwide 
Elaine White   Regional Sales Manager  YRC Worldwide
Kristy Knichel  CEO   Knichel Logistics
 Alexis Burns Controller   Veriha Trucking
Rachel Christensen Vice President of Intermodal Operations J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
Leah Dawson Assistant General Counsel YRC Worldwide
Amanda Schuier Senior Vice President Quality Transport
Sarah Statlander VP Human Capital & Talent Acquisition YRC Worldwide
Melissa Tomlen VP Accountability & Performance YRC Worldwide
Arelis Gutierrez CEO and President Aria Logistics LLC
 Mauryo Jones Sr. Director, Safety, Health & Security  Ryder, Inc 
Heather Allen   Distribution Center Manager  YRC Worldwide
Shonda Claborn Driver Relations Manager Carter Express
Charlynn Driscoll Director, Meetings & Education  Consumer Healthcare Products Association
Tisha Gropp Safety Manager  Crete Carrier Corporation
Dana Hall Director of Transportation Procurement  Transplace
Katerina Koutska-Jones Senior Director of Marketing and Business Development Fleet Advantage
Marybeth Mack  Director Accountability, Performance, & Operational Excellence   YRC Worldwide
 Shelly Moore VP Technology Services   YRC Worldwide
 Sharon Reynolds Chief Information Security Officer  Omnitracs 
Cheryl Saxton  VP Terminal Network Solutions  YRC Worldwide 
Julie Van de Kamp Vice President of Customer Experience U.S. Xpress
Stacey VandeVusse Director Field Human Resources YRC Worldwide
Rosie Berkemeier Director of Finance YRC Worldwide
Bree Davern Director of Business Development RFX Inc.
Megan Cheney  Director of Pricing & Revenue Manager  Veriha Trucking
Misty Darnell Vice President of Corporate Development Paschall Truck Lines, Inc
Eve Drinis Learning & Development Director Herc Rentals
Tammy Gerdes  Service Center Manager Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Jessica Mock Sr. Transportation Manager Dot Transportation, Inc.
Gina Ryan Sales Manager, Mid-Market KeepTruckin
Susan Schmerheim  Professional Driver Ecclestone Horse Transport
April Bassett Director of Safety Venture Logistics, LLC
Laura Manning Director of Safety & Fleet Services National Van Lines
Beth Potratz President & CEO Drive My Way
Gabby Francisco Digital Marketing Strategist CFI
Carolyn Chaplin Director of Final Operations Mack Trucks
Jessie Essman Co-Founder and COO Forager