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Leadership Team

We don’t settle for the status quo. Instead, we set our sights on what’s next in the industry and deliver proactive solutions for our customers. Everything we do is driven by technology and focused on defining the future of freight. Continuously enhancing our technology and user experience, we anticipate shippers’ needs and develop capabilities that strengthen our value proposition. We hire the best logistics minds and talent in the industry. GlobalTranz is the future of freight and we are in the driver’s seat.

Robert Farrell

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Bob has 30+ years of experience and a proven track record of building high-growth software and technology-driven companies.

Prior to GlobalTranz, Bob served as president and CEO of Kewill, a global leader in multimodal transportation management software. Prior to Kewill, Bob served as president and CEO of EDGAR Online, a leading global provider of XBRL software, services and data that was acquired by RR Donnelley & Sons (NASDAQ: RRD) in August of 2012. His role at EDGAR Online was preceded by his time as Chairman and CEO of Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) enterprise software and solutions that was acquired by Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX) in February of 2011.

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Renee Krug

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Renee is responsible for all financial reporting, treasury, accounting, tax and HR at GlobalTranz. Renee brings over 15 years of executive leadership and 7+ years of transportation industry experience to her role here.

Most recently, Renee was CFO and EVP of Clear Channel Outdoor North America, where she was responsible for all financial reporting, budgets, capital, acquisitions, forecasting, accounting, FP&A and procurement.

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Greg Carter

Chief Technology Officer

Greg brings more than 25 years of product development, technology leadership and process management experience to GlobalTranz.

Prior to joining GlobalTranz, Greg was CTO and SVP of Product Development at Kewill, a global provider of enterprise logistics software to the world’s largest logistics and transportation companies including FedEx, Volvo, Crane, and DHL. Greg joined Kewill in 2014 to establish a new technology vision for the company and help communicate that vision to the market. At Kewill Greg led a global team of over 500 people and was responsible for product development, IT and cloud operations. Greg moved Kewill’s strategic products to the Amazon cloud, beginning with Kewill’s flagship Customs and Transportation products.

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Jeffrey Simmons

General Counsel

Jeff joined GlobalTranz after spending 30 years in private practice, most recently with the national law firm of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP. He brings 26 years of experience in the transportation industry representing motor, rail, ocean and air carriers as well as brokers, before courts, regulatory agencies and in contract negotiations.

Jeff currently serves as President-Elect of the Transportation Lawyers Association and is a past Chairman of the Conference of Freight Counsel. He is also an active member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association.

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Luke Saari

Executive Vice President, Branch Operations

Luke joined GlobalTranz in 2018 as part of its acquisition of Apex Logistics Group, where he was President & CEO. Luke brings over a decade of experience in the logistics and supply industry to his new role at GlobalTranz. As Executive Vice President of Branch Operations, Luke is responsible for branch-level operational strategy development and business plan execution.

Ross Spanier

Senior Vice President, Sales and Solutions

As Senior Vice President of Sales and Solutions, Ross leads our enterprise sales organization as well as the design and delivery of innovative and customized supply chain solutions that drive efficiency, cost savings and competitive advantages for current and prospective customers. With over 15 years of experience in the supply chain and logistics industry, Ross has developed and grown sales and operations teams specializing in best-in-class service execution of LTL, TL, expedite, supply chain management, projects & heavy haul, white glove and managed transportation service lines. Prior to joining GlobalTranz in 2017, Ross held sales and operations leadership roles at both C.H. Robinson and Logistics Planning Services (LPS).

Mike Sutter

Senior Vice President, Agent Acquisition and Development

As Senior Vice President of Agent Acquisition and Development for GlobalTranz, Mike is responsible for the growth and development of our freight agents as well as overseeing the expansion and recruitment strategy of the GlobalTranz’s freight agent network.

Prior to joining GlobalTranz, Mike was the director of freight agent recruiting for England Logistics. With 10+ years of experience in sales and business development for companies with an agent-centric business model, including Farm Bureau Financial Services, Mike has been instrumental in helping GlobalTranz successfully grow its freight agent channel.