Company

Revolutionizing the future of freight.

At our core, we’re a company that exists to help you find your way. A way for your cargo. A way for your freight. A way to the future.
Revolutionizing the future of freight.
We’re customer-focused. And mission-led. 

We’re customer-focused.

And mission-led. 

Our mission is simple. We exist to make the lives of our clients—and your clients—secure and predictable. We exist to use the expertise and knowledge we’ve built over many decades to provide you with premium, one-of-a-kind freight transportation and logistics services that give you more of what you want most—proactive problem solving, true market understanding, transparency, and overall peace of mind. We’re more than just a provider. We’re a partner. And a long-term one at that.

core values

We’re not just values-driven. We’re values-made.

When we created our core values, we created them with our clients in mind. We thought about how our internal values would extend out into the world, and then we cemented them deep into the foundation of our business.


Each decision we make is guided by our values. This is because they make us better. Every day. In everything we do.

Our Core Values

Safety
We do the right thing. Period. Every team member is unconditionally empowered to call a safety time-out.
Candor
We are open, honest and transparent in all conversations. Even when the conversation is hard.
Accountability
Each and every team member owns their performance. No shortcuts. No excuses.
Respect
We show respect to everyone, everywhere, all the time. We value people and ideas over bureaucracy.
Teamwork
We work together and we’re united in our overarching goal: to make the lives of our clients—and your clients—secure and predictable.
We’re not just values-driven. We’re values-made.

A purposeful
approach

As an organization, we’ve resolved to pursue a

more sustainable, equitable, and inclusive

future, using our shared values to guide our

approach to social responsibility, environmental,

and governance (ESG) initiatives.

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A purposeful approach

leadership

Leading with experience.
And by example.

Across our organization, we’re fortunate to benefit from the leadership of some of the best talent the industry has to offer.
GTI Senior Leadership
Richard Lafreniere
Richard Lafreniere
President & CEO
The GTI Group
Kevin McNicol
Kevin McNicol
Chief Commercial Officer
The GTI Group
Michel Tardif
Michel Tardif
Chief Financial Officer
The GTI Group
Sébastien David
Sébastien David
Corporate Financial Controller
The GTI Group
Tyson Bourke
Tyson Bourke
Executive Vice President
The GTI Group
Ed Bernard
Ed Bernard
President
Precision Specialized
Kent M. Jordan
Kent M. Jordan
President
GTI USA
Kyle Kristynik
Kyle Kristynik
President
Jetco Delivery
Brian Fielkow
Brian Fielkow
Strategic Advisor
The GTI Group
Canada
Danny Desjardins
Danny Desjardins
Vice President, Operations
Laura Watson
Laura Watson
Vice President, Operations
Audrey Gauvain
Audrey Gauvain
International Operations
Serge Girard
Serge Girard
Vice President, Operation Storage & Handling
Ben Peria
Ben Peria
Vice President
Terry McRae
Terry McRae
Project Manager
George Bradovka
George Bradovka
Maintenance Asset Manager
USA
Ben B. Sun
Ben B. Sun
Senior Vice President,
Operations
Stephen D. McAreavy
Stephen D. McAreavy
Vice President, Market
Economics & Sourcing
Marty Smith
Marty Smith
Vice President, Business
Development
Todd Christy
Todd Christy
Controller
West Des Moines, IA
Reed Johnson
Reed Johnson
Director, Account Management
Brad Golden
Brad Golden
Operations Manager
Clayton Adams
Clayton Adams
Operations Manager
Kansas City, MO
Jared Burns
Jared Burns
Branch Manager – Brokerage
West Des Moines, IA
Mike Wilson
Mike Wilson
Branch Manager
West Chester, OH
John Bedford
John Bedford
Director, National Sales,
West Des Moines, IA
Tony Theis
Tony Theis
Senior Transportation Manager
Vincent Burch
Vincent Burch
Senior Vice President
Jeff Cole
Jeff Cole
Branch Manager
Franklin, TN
Brian Hutchings
Brian Hutchings
Business Development Director
Steve Simmons
Steve Simmons
Director, Strategic Growth
Amy Koziol Hartigan
Amy Koziol Hartigan
Director, Intermodal & Manager,
Sales
Johnny Flores
Johnny Flores
Director, Logistics Operations
Peter Richards
Peter Richards
Director, Continuous Improvement
Amanda Schuier
Amanda Schuier
Director, Employee Engagement
GTI Enterprise Marketing
Katharine Mohn
Katharine Mohn
Vice President, Marketing &
Communications
Ohmer Belma
Ohmer Belma
Director
Recruitment & Marketing
Brooke Beall
Brooke Beall
Specialist
Marketing & Sales
GTI Enterprise Safety & Compliance
Jeff McKinney, CDS
Jeff McKinney, CDS
Vice President, Safety &
Compliance
Brad Hayes
Brad Hayes
Manager, Safety & Compliance
Stafford Wilson
Stafford Wilson
Manager, Safety
U.S. Operations
Annette Watts
Annette Watts
Director, Compliance
Susan Rutherford
Susan Rutherford
Manager, Compliance
Jenny Wineman
Jenny Wineman
Administrator, Compliance
U.S. Operations
Steven Fishman
Steven Fishman
Risk Management & Claims
GTI Enterprise Information and Technology
Dena Comer
Dena Comer
Enterprise IT Director
Matt Olson
Matt Olson
Implementation Manager
Julian Cardoso
Julian Cardoso
Information Technology

History

Connected by history.
Focused on the future.

Connected by history. Focused on the future.
Connected by history. Focused on the future.

Partnerships

We care about the industry we serve, and we do everything we can to improve it—whether those improvements are related to transportation, the supply chain, or logistics. To that end, we’re actively engaged in the following organizations, in alignment with our core values, as a way of demonstrating our dedication to safety, sustainability and diversity. In doing so, our clients benefit from a larger network of critical resources.
ATA
CIFFA
CSA Group
CTPAT
FAST
Hazmat
Fiata
IATA
NSC
Operation Clean Sweep
PFN
PIP
US DOD
SCRA
Smart Way
TXTA
TCA
International Force Group
Women in Trucking
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