Greg Hodgen is moving up the ranks of the American Trucking Associations.
The Groendyke Transport president and CEO recently was named ATA’s vice chairman by the association’s board management committee.
“I am honored and excited to join the leadership of the American Trucking Associations,” Hodgen said in a news release. “Trucking plays a pivotal role in our nation’s economy, ensuring the transportation of goods across the country. ATA is at the heart of trucking and will continue to positively impact this great industry as we shape its future.
“We have many great opportunities and challenges ahead, and I look forward to working with the excellent staff, distinguished leadership, and trucking companies big and small to make meaningful advancements in the trucking world.”
In addition, the association announced Dennis Dellinger, Cargo Transporters president and CEO, was elevated from vice chair to second vice chair.
“I am pleased to continue serving and representing this great industry and look forward to working with Greg and the rest of our officer group and the ATA staff to continue promoting a pro-trucking agenda,” Dellinger said.
Added Chris Spear, ATA president and CEO: “Greg and Dennis are exactly what we want our industry leaders to be: Engaged, energetic, and enthusiastic about trucking.
“I’m excited to have them as part of our officer group at this critical time for our industry.”
The current ATA officer group now includes:
- Chairman: Dan Van Alstine, president and COO of Ruan Transportation Management Systems
- First vice chairman: Andrew Boyle, co-president of Boyle Transportation
- Second vice chairman: Dennis Dellinger, Cargo Transporters president and CEO
- Vice chairman: Greg Hodgen, president and CEO Groendyke Transport
- Vice chairman: Wes Davis, CFO of Big M Transportation