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John founded TruckTractorTrailer.com in 2016 to introduce a new approach in the online marketplace for transportation assets, products and services. By challenging the underlying economics of existing online and brick n' mortar auction businesses and unbundling the embedded costs that drive up transaction price, TTT has created an entirely new business model that works better for both sellers and buyers. As CEO, John drives the company's strategic direction, development and execution of product and solutions including TTTExchange, TTTPower and TTTCommunity. With a 25-year track record of building businesses, John is a preeminent expert in high growth strategies, turn-around and start-up situations; especially adept at executing and monetizing innovative solutions to maximize enterprise value. As a private equity investor with deep board management experience, John has driven mission critical assignments with private and publicly held companies ranging from pre-revenue to $20B.
Prior to TTT, John was CEO of MissionOne, a boutique C-Suite and Board advisory practice he founded in 2013 and remains active in a mentorship capacity. From 2010 to 2013, John was Chief Commercial Officer of First Student (First Group America). Prior to First Group, he served in various executive roles at ARAMARK, Republic Services and Noble Biomaterials. After serving in the USMC, John earned a B.A. and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Phoenix and completed numerous executive development programs including those facilitated by ARAMARK, Harvard Business School, Penn State and Cornell University.
As Chief Business Officer and early investor in TruckTractorTrailer.com, Greg oversees the Project Management Office and leads the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. He had a 30-year career at PepsiCo, Unilever and BravoSolution. Greg is an innovator in e-procurement and e-sourcing including rationalization and implementation, customer financial services, treasury and accounting. He is a vendor, value-chain and supply chain efficiency expert featured in U.S. News & World Report, Food Safety News, Food Technology and Private Label Store Brands Magazine. He received a B.A. from Western Michigan University.
As Chief Technical Officer of TruckTractorTrailer.com, Dmitry is responsible for providing the technical vision of TTTExchange. He manages the development team to deliver a world-class, secure and scalable solution that meets an ever-changing industry, supports efficient operations and helps TTT in business development with key customers and strategic partners. Dmitry is a software engineer with a career spanning 30+ years, from MS DOS applications programmer to system architect of e-commerce, mobile and cloud applications. He has led engagements with Fortune 100 clients Citibank, McDonalds, Bankers Trust, Deutsche Bank. He founded Dynamo Development (1996) to provide software development services to startups and middle market companies. Dmitry received an MS in Mathematics, Kiev University, Ukraine.
Sandra leads TTT creative and branding strategies into high-impact visuals for print, web and digital. She has spent 30 years directing successful design projects for the financial, pharmaceutical and the arts & entertainment industries, including The Capital Group, CFA Society Los Angeles, Watson Pharmaceuticals, City of Hope, Disneyland Park and The Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens. Sandra received her B.F.A. in Illustration from CSU Fullerton.
Dave serves as head of TTTCommunity. He is a career strategy consultant and entrepreneur in the digital space (marketplace, mobile, search, social). Dave is founder of Flevy.com, an online marketplace for business frameworks, guides and methodology. His consulting experience spans Strategy, e-commerce Marketing, Operations and Change Management; domestic and international (EMEA and APAC). Dave received his B.S. and M.Eng from Cornell University.
Sterling leads TTTVentures and is currently the CEO of Ultra Solutions, LLC (www.ultrasolutions.com). He served as Vice President with two Fortune 250 services companies while at Aramark and Iron Mountain. Prior to that, he was the President and CEO of Quartermaster Inc., a private equity owned manufacturer and distributor of safety products. Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions at several companies including Aramark, Carl's Jr. Restaurants and Pepsico. Sterling earned his B.B.A. from the University of San Diego and his M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.
Mike leads marketing for TruckTractorTrailer.com in building high-impact, high-response yielding strategies. He utilizes design, print, web and social media to capture target audience, track responses and adjust to ensure maximum ROI. He is the Founder of Second Melody and has led successful campaigns across a multitude of industries including Panasonic, Rutgers, Walnut St. Finance. Mike received a B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Business Administration, Marketing.
Dan leads product development and innovation of the TTT website, mobile app and branded services. He creates all developmental documentation based on industry research and 12 years experience in web/application development. He is the founder & CEO of SM2 Dev and Optic Nectar and provides both C-Suite consulting and web mobile app development for companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Panasonic, McCann. He received his B.A. from LIU CW Post, Digital Arts & Design.
GP brings over 15 years of experience in the transportation industry. Before founding ByteCurve, he served as SVP of Sales and Marketing and SVP of Fleet Maintenance at National Express Corporation. GP also played a lead role in the IT transformation and integration projects after the acquisition of Laidlaw International/Greyhound by First Group America. GP began his career as a management consultant and advised clients in various industries including Sears, where he spearheaded large scale IT and business process initiatives. GP is excited to bring his business acumen and deep domain experience to our transportation industry clients.
Pamela has been engaged in the design process for over 25 years as a creative director, art director and graphic designer. Her experience spans all aspects of graphic design from brand and corporate identity to digital design for marketing. As TTT Creative Director, Pamela ensures that the TTT brand is not compromised and is on-target, consistent and user-friendly. Pamela has worked for various agencies from Los Angeles to Boston to New York as well as having her own freelance business for over 15 years. She studied web development and design at Art Center, Pasadena and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design from Cal State University, Fullerton.
Shane is completing his studies at Siena College, majoring in Accounting. He will pursue a master’s degree in Accounting and a CPA license. Shane demonstrates strong leadership and analytical skills that have continued to develop during his early career. His previous experiences in capital markets, private equity, and project management have prepared him well to manage TTT's financial future.
Tyler is completing his studies at Marist College majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. As a NCAA Division 1 athlete, Tyler exhibits strong leadership skills, an unmatched work ethic and an intense focus on excellence on and off the football field. Tyler's early experiences as Athletics Operations Assistant at Marist for the past two years, kitchen manager, landscape supervisor and personnel trainer have prepared him well to help TTT clients exceed high expectations.
Matt leads the TTT Financial Services team and is co-founder and managing partner of MMD Financial LLC (www.mmdfinancialllc.com). Since 2007, MMD has offered equipment financing solutions to businesses of all sizes. Matt's leadership skills extends beyond business; he served as fire chief of his town's volunteer fire department for three years. Matt earned his B.A. from New England College with a focus in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship.
As Co-Founder and Board Treasurer of TruckTractorTrailer.com, Derek brings a broad perspective as a career strategy consultant leveraging entrepreneurial accomplishments. He has deep experience in strategic growth, M&A advisory, business process optimization. He is founder of Medical Cost Advocate. Derek's prior work includes COO BEST MFG Group; iCFO of Long Road Asset MGT and Main Street Resources, Senior manager in Arthur Andersen's Strategy services Practice. He received his B.S. from Lehigh, M.B.A. with honors from Columbia Business School.
As CEO of Krapf Bus Companies, Blake Krapf oversees the daily operations and strategic direction of all divisions. He is responsible for all functions including Human Resources, Safety, Finance, Maintenance, and Operations, as well as procurement, financial planning, overseeing and participating in contract negotiations, and pursuing new business initiatives. He is also a member of the organization’s Board of Directors and President of Krapf School Bus.
Under Blake’s leadership, the Krapf organization has grown significantly through acquisitions and expansion and presently has school bus operations in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Delaware, as well as the original operation in Chester County, PA. Blake is the immediate Past President of the Pennsylvania School Bus Association and the President-Elect of the National School Transportation Association. In 2010, he was the recipient of School Bus Fleet’s prestigious Contractor of the Year Award, which recognizes a contractor who has worked at the local, state, and national levels for the betterment of school transportation. Blake has a BA in Business and Economics from Skidmore College.
Judith brings more than 10 years of financial management and operational experience. She is currently the CEO of National Express Transit Corporation and is responsible for the transit operations across the business. She also spearheads all of National Express’s M&A activity and has completed over 20 deals. Prior to that Judith was the CFO for 4 years for National Express and has overseen many strategic and operational projects within NELLC. Judith is a qualified accountant and, prior to joining National Express, worked for KPMG in the United Kingdom for over 10 years.
Doug Albregts serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC). With a highly successful track record of executive leadership within diverse industries, Albregts is well respected and trusted among the Sharp dealer community and is credited with vastly increasing the growth and profitability of the B2B organization since joining Sharp in 2011. Under Albregts’ leadership, Forbes Magazine named Sharp one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2017. Prior to Sharp, Albregts held several executive positions with Samsung Electronics of America, Richardson Electronics and NEC. Doug holds a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an MBA from Loyola University of Chicago. He lives in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, with his wife and four children.
Kent Tyler has been involved in leadership roles within the transportation industry for over 25 years and currently serves as Managing Director of KPAJ Holdings and co-founder of FireWebb, a midwest-based distributor of fire suppression systems for vehicles used in industrial and transit applications. Previously, Mr. Tyler held various executive leadership roles within REV Group (formerly Allied Specialty Vehicles and Collins Industries) beginning in 1997. He also served as President/CEO of the REV Bus & Mobility Group, a leading commercial and transit bus manufacturing organization encompassing 8 brands, 5 facilities and one of the largest distribution networks in North America from 2013-2016, President/CEO of E-One, a leading full-line fire apparatus manufacturer in North America from 2012-2013 and President of Collins Bus Corporation from 2007-2012 where under his leadership they became the largest manufacturer of Type-A school buses in North America. Throughout his career, Mr. Tyler has held numerous leadership and board roles with industry, community and business organizations. He holds a BS from Oklahoma State University and a MS from Missouri State University.
David A. Duke brings 30 years of transportation experience to his position as President & CEO of National Express Corporation. He has a history of developing and implementing key initiatives which include an enterprise-wide operating platform; contract portfolio rationalization and management; customer value proposition and talent management system. David currently provides strategic direction and operational management for hundreds of customer service centers across 34 states and four Canadian provinces. Prior to NEC, he was Sr. VP of Sales for FirstGroup America. He is Chair of the National Express Giving Foundation Board of Directors, recently held a seat on the National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA) Board of Directors, and has been recognized for his service and leadership by NSTA (Golden Merit Award, Contractor of the Year) and Special Olympics Illinois (Hero Award). David holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from the University of Florida.