With more than 17 years experience in the brokerage industry, Adam has worn many hats, including overseeing all functions of Carrier Sales, Customer Sales, and Operations. Through all of his experience, Adam has learned that there is nothing more important in business than building a trusted relationship with our carrier and customer partners. As a result, Adam continues to look for creative ways to make the customer and carrier experience mutually beneficial.
As Co-Founder of LiVe, Adam's focus will be on generating new business relationships, executing on our strategy for growth and ensuring our culture and values are LiVed every day. Adam graduated from Valparaiso University with a BA in Marketing.
Chad brings over 14 years of experience in Carrier Sales and Operations assisting carriers and customers with their primary objective of obtaining the best customer service possible. Chad pioneered the concept of dedicating static freight to carriers to increase carrier loyalty and increase customer service and overall satisfaction.
Chad's focus will be on developing strong and collaborative partnerships with our providers to lay a foundation for sustainable, controlled growth. Chad graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Political Science.
Brad brings more than 10 years of experience in Carrier Sales, Operations and Sales in both domestic and international logistics. Brad's experience has taught him to value the power of long-term relationships, which must be built on a foundation of trust and communication.
As VP of Sales, Brad's focus will be developing and executing unique, custom solutions to their transportation needs while providing the best possible service. Brad will also be driving the development of technology platforms for our Customer and Carrier Partners, ensuring they have the tools needed to meet their supply chain objectives. Brad will work with Adam to drive our service and growth strategies through building our Sales and Operations team, ensuring they are aligned with the core of LiVe's values and culture. Brad graduated from Purdue University with a BA in Sales and Sales Management.
Shawn joins the LiVe Logistics team with over 15 years of Carrier Sales experience, working in both large corporate settings, as well as small-midsize companies. Throughout his career, Shawn has been integral in developing long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with carriers of all sizes, providing world class service to both customers and carrier partners.
As a leader in the industry, Shawn has mentored and trained many new team members and his expertise will be critical in the growth of our Carrier Team. Shawn and Chad will work together to build a robust and diverse portfolio of carriers to support our customers' needs. Shawn graduated from DePaul University with a degree in Economics.
Director Carrier Sales
Mike brings more than 26 years of industry experience to the LiVe Logistics team. Throughout his career, Mike has focused his expertise on specific verticals throughout North America while building long-term, trusted relationships with his clients. Mike’s key competitive advantage is his in-depth understanding of the value that customer service can bring to any business relationship, and his years of experience providing TL, LTL, Intermodal & Air Freight services allows him to provide the right niche solutions to customers of all sizes.
Mike also brings years of management experience and knows how to lead a team to success. He is known and respected by leaders throughout the industry for his integrity, and will be responsible for helping to train, mentor, and coach the LiVe Logistics team members on best practices in the industry.
Mike graduated from Illinois State University with a BS in Psychology.
Katie has over 10 years of Logisics experience, including Carrier Sales, Operations, Sales and Learning & Development.
As VP of People & Culture, Katie's focus will be ensuring that our team not only has the right tools to do the job, but the right working environment in which to flourish. Katie understands that the foundation to every successful organization is a strong team focused on collaboration and innovation. She will embody and stand by our values: People, Culture and Relationships. Katie graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Speech Communications.