USA Truck, a capacity solutions provider, announced that James D. Reed, currently the company’s chief financial officer, has been named president and chief executive officer.Staff Writer | Van Buren, Ar., USA | Wednesday February 1, 2017 6:57AM ET
USA Truck names James Reed president and CEO
Mr. Reed will also assume a position on the USA Truck Board of Directors. He brings more than 20 years of experience in trucking, operations and corporate finance to the position.
Prior to his role as CFO of USA Truck, Mr. Reed served as CFO of Interstate Distributor Co., an asset-based trucking business, and as president of its subsidiary, Interstate Distributor Logistics.
Mr. Reed joined Interstate in 2012 and served for a time as its senior vice president, sales, with full accountability for the company’s revenue growth and strategic account development.
He previously held senior roles as senior director, finance and division CFO at EMC Corporation, where he led the integration of Isilon Systems, Inc.’s financial systems and financial reporting with EMC’s.
Mr. Reed began his career with Intel Corporation in 1997 after earning an M.B.A. and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.
James A. Craig has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer.
Mr. Craig joined USA Truck in February 2016 after serving for more than three decades in various roles in the logistics and transportation industry.
Prior to joining the Company, he served as chief marketing officer for Berkshire Hathaway’s BNSF Logistics.
Prior to joining BNSF, Mr. Craig held a series of executive positions, including senior vice president, corporate sales and marketing, for Yusen Logistics.
Mr. Craig began his career in logistics and transportation with Con-way Truckload in 1983, serving in a variety of positions with increasing responsibility for more than nine years, after earning a B.B.A. in Marketing from Western Washington University.