ATA Elected 76th Chair of Organization, Sherri Garner Brumbaugh
The board of directors of American Trucking Associations (ATA) has elected Sherri Garner Brumbaugh as the organization’s 76th chair. Garner Brumbaugh succeeds Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc. and Southeastern Motor Freight Inc.
Garner Brumbaugh, president and chief executive of Garner Transportation Group of Findlay, Ohio, is only the second woman to chair the association.
“Despite the unprecedented challenges we face, I look forward to representing ATA and telling the country just how important and essential our industry is. The past seven months have shown just how much our country relies on trucking, and that is a message I want to shout loudly and proudly as your chair,” she said.
The ATA board also elected Harold Sumerford Jr., chief executive of J&M Tank Lines Inc. of Birmingham, Ala., as first vice chairman and Dan Van Alstine, president of Ruan Transportation Management Systems of Des Moines, Iowa, as second vice chairman.
The board named Andrew Boyle, co-president of Boyle Transportation of Billerica, Mass., and Darren Hawkins, chief executive of YRC Worldwide Inc. of Overland Park, Kan., as vice chairmen.
Re-elected were John M. Smith, chairman of Admiralty Holdings Inc., as secretary and John A. Smith, president and chief executive of FedEx Freight, as treasurer.
Garner Brumbaugh succeeds Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc. and Southeastern Motor Freight Inc., as ATA chair.
“Sherri has been a tireless booster of trucking, not just in Ohio, but across the country,” said Chris Spear, president and chief executive of ATA. “As a second-generation trucker and ATA leader, she has deep roots in our industry and association and I congratulate her on this honor.”