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TrueNorth Welcomes Chris Pavone as new Mid-Market Practice Leader

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Wednesday, November 8, 2023

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TrueNorth Transportation Announces Exciting Evolution and Investment in the Middle Market

TrueNorth Companies, L.C., a leading player in the transportation industry, is thrilled to announce a transformative step forward in its mission to better serve our clients. With a renewed focus on the Mid-Market segment, TrueNorth welcomes Chris Pavone as the new Mid-Market Practice Leader, setting the stage for unparalleled growth and professional development.

TrueNorth is proud to intensify its investment in the Middle Market segment, defined as accounts with approximately 10-100 power units, where over 99% of trucking companies operate fleets with fewer than 100 trucks. This strategic move reflects TrueNorth's dedication to specialization, which will undoubtedly elevate the level of service offered to valued clients and provide colleagues with a platform for future success.

With an unwavering commitment to delivering innovative transportation solutions, TrueNorth is embarking on a journey to establish a significant presence in the Middle Market. Chris Pavone, the newly appointed Mid-Market Practice Leader, brings over 26 years of expertise in Risk Management services, making him the ideal leader for this venture, aiming to achieve a positive impact for clients and colleagues.

TrueNorth's expansion into the Middle Market is not just about adding immense value to our clients; it's also about fostering long-term growth and creating a dynamic and rewarding environment for our colleagues. We are excited to shape a career progression pathway for driven individuals dedicated to professional development, while simultaneously building a national talent pool to empower both producers and service staff. Our commitment to this vision is exemplified by our immediate focus on recruiting key producers who will be instrumental in driving our continued success.

"This investment in the Middle Market represents a significant commitment to our clients and colleagues," states Chris Gulker, Senior Vice President of Transportation. "It's an exciting move that demonstrates TrueNorth's dedication to delivering the best possible support to our clients and creating a platform for professional growth."

Chris Pavone, shares his excitement, saying, "I'm honored to lead TrueNorth's continued journey in the Middle Market. We're fully committed to elevating service quality in the transportation industry, to better position clients to receive the best possible support. Equally important is the opportunity for growth that we offer to our colleagues. We aim to cultivate the talents of those who share our vision for excellence.”

Get in touch with our Middle Market team today.

About TrueNorth

TrueNorth Companies L.C. is a risk management and insurance brokerage firm with a nationally recognized transportation industry focus. TrueNorth’s mission is to assist transportation companies and their people with protecting and maximizing assets, resources and opportunities. Based in Cedar Rapids, IA, with offices in Iowa, Illinois and Colorado, TrueNorth has over 500 colleagues across the nation. Learn more at

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