Drew Mills, VP of Operations, Risk & Workforce was appointed to the American Transportation Research Institute's (ATRI) Research Advisory Committee. ATRI is seen as a top source for trucking data and research.
“I am honored to join this committee filled with distinguished trucking leaders,” said Mills. “TrueNorth’s Risk Solutions team is often asked to provide our clients with data analysis and benchmarking to address areas of risk within their business. I look forward to now also being part of identifying research priorities that are important to motor carriers.”
ATRI shared the following press release on the committee appointments:
The American Transportation Research Institute today released the names of those individuals appointed by the ATRI Board of Directors to serve on the 2023-2024 Research Advisory Committee (RAC). Among other activities, ATRI’s RAC is responsible for annually identifying the top research priorities for the trucking industry. RAC members represent a diverse cross-section of trucking industry stakeholders including motor carriers, industry suppliers, commercial drivers, shippers, law enforcement, academia and government.
Mr. Ben Banks, Vice President of Operations for TCW, Inc. was appointed to serve as Chair of the RAC. The 2023-2024 ATRI Research Advisory Committee members are:
Director of Performance and Analytics
Groendyke Transport, Inc.
Transportation Practice Leader & Managing Director
Higginbotham Transportation Services
Statewide Freight Planning Director
Minnesota Department of Transportation
Franklin & Prokopik, P.C.
President & CEO
Arizona Trucking Association
Chief Commercial Officer
President & CEO
Brenny Transportation, Inc.
Vice President of Safety
Eagle Transport Corp.
President & CEO
Alabama Trucking Association
President and CEO
PrePass Safety Alliance
America’s Road Team Captain
Group Director, Planning and Logistics
Coca-Cola North America
Director, Freight Mobility Research Institute
Florida Atlantic University
Senior Federal Affairs Representative
Chief Administrative Officer
Fleet Sustainability Senior Manager
Vice President of Transportation
Vice President of Operations
CEO – Manager
J&M Tank Lines
Lieutenant, Commercial Carrier Enforcement
Wyoming Highway Patrol
Executive Director, End-User Sales
Executive Director, Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference
American Trucking Associations
Director of Employee Engagement
Senior Enterprise Product Manager
Senior Manager, Consumer Insights
Pilot Flying J
Vice President of Industry Relations
Vice President Fleet Services
Southeastern Freight Lines
Principal Planner, Transportation Access and Mobility Division
Atlanta Regional Commission
Director of the Office of Supply Chain, Professional, and Business Services
U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration
EVP and Chief Risk Officer
Manager, Government Relations
Director of Operations
Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Foundation
“ATRI’s RAC members serve a critical role in identifying and prioritizing the trucking industry’s top research needs. We congratulate all those appointed by the ATRI Board to serve in this important role and look forward to working with them,” said ATRI President Rebecca Brewster.
ATRI is the trucking industry’s 501c3 not-for-profit research organization. It is engaged in critical research relating to freight transportation’s essential role in maintaining a safe, secure and efficient transportation system.