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Top Woman-Owned Businesses

WIT encourages more women to proactively become leaders in their organizations – and in some cases, to even start their own businesses.

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Congratulations to the 2022 Top Woman-Owned Businesses in Transportation!

“Those who made the list are impressive, high-growth companies that are led by innovative, resourceful female pioneers in the transportation industry,” said Brian Everett, group publisher and editorial director of Redefining the Road, WIT's official magazine. Criteria used to identify qualified applicants include majority ownership by a woman, financial stability and growth, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit. Each company was nominated and chosen based upon business success and accomplishments–including those related to gender diversity.

  • AGT Global Logistics (Angela Eliacostas, President and Founder)
  • Andy Transport, Inc. (Andreea Crisan, President and CEO)
  • Aria Logistics (Arelis Bonilla, President and CEO)
  • Atlantic Logistics (Evie Hooper, President and Founder)
  • Bennett Family of Companies (Marcia G. Taylor, CEO)
  • Candor Expedite (Nicole Glenn, Founder and CEO)
  • Garner Trucking, Inc. (Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, President and CEO)
  • Kenco Logistics (Jane Kennedy Greene, Chairwoman)
  • Knichel Logistics, Inc. (Kristy Knichel, CEO and President)
  • Powersource Transportation (Barb Bakos, President and Owner)
  • Rihm Family Companies (Kari Rihm, President and CEO)
  • S-2international, LLC (Jennifer Mead, C.T.B./CEO and Owner)
  • Sunset Transportation (Lindsey Graves, President and CEO)
  • Tucker Freight Lines, Inc. (Saunya Tucker, CEO)
  • United Federal Logistics, Inc./UFL Services, Inc. (Jennifer Behnke, President and Co-Owner)
  • Veriha Trucking (Karen Smerchek, President and Owner)
  • Walker Transport, LLC (Sandra Walker, Owner)

 

 

Here's how the award program works: 

  • Complete the Nomination Form (there is no fee to apply or nominate) 
  • Be prepared to confirm the enterprise has majority ownership/control by a woman and that the organization generates a minimum of U.S. $5 million in gross annual sales. 
  • Recipients of 2022 Top Woman-Owned Businesses in Transportation will be selected following the nomination deadline. 
  • Top Woman-Owned Businesses in Transportation will be published in the Redefining the Road magazine (Edition 2) in August and will be recognized during a special program during the 2022 Accelerate! Conference & Expo.
  • Membership in the Women In Trucking Association is a requirement.
  • Please submit one nomination per company.

Be prepared to complete the nomination form with these fields: 

  • Submitter Contact Information (Note: You must be authorized to make the nomination on behalf of the company) 
  • Name of Company 
  • Company Website 
  • Brief Description of Company (no more than 50 words) 
  • Year Founded 
  • Total Number of Employees 
  • Percentage of Women in the Company's Workforce 
  • Total Annual Sales 
  • Percentage of Year-Over-Year Growth in Annual Sales in Last Fiscal Year 
  • Name of Primary Business Owner(s) 
  • Name of Top-Ranking Woman/Title 
  • Describe the Most Impressive Accomplishment of this Individual in the last 12-18 Months (no more than 75 words) 
  • Describe an Impressive Achievement of this Entrepreneurial Enterprise in the last 12-18 months that promotes and/or capitalizes from the competitive advantages of gender diversity (no more than 75 words) 
  • It’s highly recommended that the nominator maintain a record of the nomination, as WIT will NOT fulfill requests of providing copies of the nominations after submissions. (Suggestion: Develop the nomination in a Word document using the fields above, and then copy/paste the responses into the online form. This way you retain a complete nomination for your records). 

Meet the 2022 Top Woman-Owned Businesses in Transportation.