The Women In Trucking Association announces the top women to watch in transportation in 2022

“This exceptional group of women has persevered through the uncertain times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, setting a true example of leadership,” said Ellen Voie, President and CEO of WIT.

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) today announced its fifth annual list of top women to watch in transportation. The editorial team of Redefining the Road at WIT, the official magazine of WIT, selected these individuals for their significant professional achievements over the past 12-18 months, as well as for their efforts to promote gender diversity.

“This year, we were impressed by the number of nominations we received for highly skilled and exceptional women who have excelled in a male-dominated industry,” said Brian Everett, group editorial director and publisher of Redefining the magazine. Road. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of 84 incredibly talented and valuable women.”

“This exceptional group of women has persevered through the uncertain times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, setting a true example of leadership,” said Ellen Voie, President and CEO of WIT. “The resilience shown by these women supports and reinforces the mission of the Women In Trucking Association to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, to promote their achievements and to minimize the barriers faced by women working in the trucking industry. industry.

Individuals recognized on the 2022 list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation work for a wide range of business types, including motor carriers, third-party logistics companies, equipment manufacturers, retail truck dealers, professional services companies, technology innovators and private fleets. Their roles include business management (32%), operations/security (27%), human resources/talent management (19%), sales/marketing (11%) and engineering/ product development (6%). Another 5% are professional drivers.

The people recognized as “Top Women to Watch in Transportation” in 2022 are:

Jennifer Albers, Engineering Manager, Yellow

Peggy Arnold, truck driver, Yellow

Georgy Barlow, Business Development Manager, Strategic Accounts, Yellow

Sanya Beard, Owner/Principal, Melrose Trucking and Transportation

Jill Bezner-Ray, Program Manager, Peterbilt Motors

Lisa Black, Chief Operations Compliance Officer, Aurora

Elaine Bodnar, professional driver, CFI

Kasey Brough, Safety Advisor, NAPA Transportation, Inc.

Ingrid Brown, CEO/Owner/Independent Operator/HOST FreightWaves/FMCSA Voice of Safety, Rollin’ B LLC

Naomi Brutscher, CDL Reviewer, Prime, Inc.

Navolia Bryant, Director of Human Resources, Premier Trailer Leasing

Susan Cagley, Transportation Manager, Toyota Operations, Carter Logistics, Inc.

Cynthia Chiari, Operations Center Manager, May Trucking Company

Sadie Church, Director of Recruitment and Marketing, Artur Express, Inc.

Maria Coley, HRD, CFI

Traci Crane, Sr Manager Fleet Maintenance, CFI

Paige Creo, Director of Marketing, Maven Machines

Bronagh Curley, Director of Corporate Services, New West Truck Centers (Freightliner, Inc.)

Melissa Davis, Regional Sales Manager, Old Dominion Freight Line

Lina DeJongh, Terminal Manager, Trimac Transportation

Hayley Dobson, Group Vice President, Trinity Logistics

Alexa Ekberg, Product Manager, Maven Machines

Betty Elrod, Director of Marketing, Inflection Poynt

Julia Epperly, Account Staff Manager, Venture Connect

Sondra Freeman, North America Credit and Collections Manager, Trimac Transportation

Molly Gibson, Senior Digital Media Strategist, CDLLife

Nicole Glenn, Founder and CEO, Candor Expedite

Lindsay Goodman, Vice President of National Accounts, JB Hunt

Kami Green, Payroll/Accounts Payable Manager, John Christner Trucking

Elizabeth Halko, Vice President of Operations, Proficient Auto Transport, Inc.

Angela Hargesheimer, Group Manager, National Accounts Maintenance Operations, Ryder System, Inc.

Amber Henson, Account Manager – Operations, CFI

Jackie Jacobs, Senior Fleet Transaction Analyst and Project Manager, Fleet Advantage

Joëlle Jantzen, HR Compliance Manager, Yellow

Tamar Jimenez, Service Center Manager, XPO Logistics, Inc.

Katerina Jones, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, Fleet Advantage

Foster Kaman, Sales Planning and Support Manager, Yellow

Jennifer Karpus-Romain, Executive Director, Transportation Marketing & Sales Association

Samka Keranovic, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, US Truck Driver Training School

Frédérique Klein, Chief Financial Officer, Navistar

Alyssa Lamport, Operations Manager, Yellow

Nona Larson, Director of Customer Service, PACCAR Parts

Rachel Lovell, Vice President of People Operations, Ascend

Caroline Lyle, President, Virago Marketing

Kelsey Mahay, Dealer Communications Manager, Navistar

Michelle Mahoney, Assistant Director of Operations, Carter Express, Inc.

Ann Marie Manos, Associate Director, Service Engineering & Serviceability, Navistar

Yvonne Mauriello, Senior Rental Manager, Ryder System

Ashley McClain, Self-Driving Truck Operations Specialist, Aurora

Jennifer Meyer, Group Logistics Manager, Ryder Transportation Solutions, LLC

Britta Miano, Director, Customer Excellence, Red Classic

Veronica Millares, Group Director – Sales Strategy and Operations, Ryder System

Beth Paholke, Fleet Manager, Veriha Trucking, Inc.

Emily Phillips, Vice President, Advanced Solutions, XPO Logistics, Inc.

Jennifer Piatt, Elite Support and Diversity Manager, Stoops Freightliner

Ginny Polach, Director, Human Resources, Sunset Transportation

Kristi Randall, Vice President, Artur Express

Melissia Reeves, General Manager – Field Operations, FedEx Freight

Lorraine Reynoso, Customer Service and Maintenance Manager, Crossroads Equipment Lease & Finance

Becca Ridge, Vice President of Client Services, CDLLife

Su Schmerheim, Independent Owner/Operator, Class Act Horse Transport, LLC

Michelle Siebert, Chief Financial Officer, Artur Express, Inc.

Heather Smith, Operations Management Lead, Aurora

Robyn Smith, Operations Center Manager, May Trucking Company

Carrie Snider, Controller, Certified Express

Jennifer Snyder, Co-Founder and General Counsel, Fluid Truck

Jin Stedge, Co-Founder and CEO, TruNorth Transportation

Susan Stencel, Director, Customer Logistics, Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

Kim Stewart, Regional Vice President, Hogan Transports

Lisa Strader, Vice President of Accelerated Operations, Covenant

Roberta Tamburrino, President, Freight Audit and Payment, AFS Logistics

Angela Tracy, Business Sales Manager, Penske Truck Leasing

Kendra Tucker, COO,

Amisha Vadalia, Senior Director of Operations, More

Raquel Valle, Vice President of People and Culture, Venture Logistics

Ginnapher Velez, Senior Vice President of Asset Management, Clean Harbors

Kathryn Venis, Group Director of Customer Logistics, Ryder System

LouAnn Wagner, CEO, Texas Auto Carriers, Inc.

Tracy Walker, Director of Safety, Yellow

Amy Wettstein, Regional Vice President of Van Truckload, Schneider

Michelle Wiggins, Director of Sales, ReedTMS Logistics

Pamela Wilday, Independent Contractor (Driver), Prime, Inc.

Shelly Willingham, Engineering Manager, Yellow

Stacey Woods, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Operations, XPO Logistics, Inc.

This year’s recognition program is sponsored by PACCAR. The women will be featured in the next edition of WIT’s Redefining the Road magazine and online at


About the Association of Women in Trucking, Inc.

Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a non-profit association created to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their achievements, and minimize barriers faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level partners: Amazon, Arrow Truck Sales, Daimler Trucks North America, Expediter Services, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, JB Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, PACCAR, Penske Transportation Solutions, Ryder System, Walmart and Waste Management. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube. For more information, visit or call 888-464-9482.

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