TCA Announces Elevate Young Leadership Program Class of 2024


March 14, 2024
Alexandria, VA:

The Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) is pleased to announce fifteen young transportation executives have been selected to its 2024 Elevate TCA Young Leadership Program. Designed to empower and nurture the leaders of tomorrow, Elevate offers a unique opportunity for young professionals to engage with each other and industry mentors, further their trucking knowledge and thrive in their careers.

This first-class group of young leaders were selected from a very competitive and large group of applicants, and they are to be congratulated for their selection. The Class of 2024 is made up of TCA carrier and associate members who will be formally introduced at TCA’s Annual Convention in Nashville that runs March 23-26, 2024.

2024 Elevate Class:

Samantha Bodnar, Executive Team
D.M. Bowman Inc.

Sarah Burns, Manager Transportation
Scheduling & Planning
Swto Llc

Rayvaun Christenson, Vice President
Christenson Transportation

Jeff Dorais, Operations Manager
Brown Dog Carriers

Ryan Doran, Business Development
Diamond Transportation System, Inc.

Jason Douglass, Director Of Retention
And Recruiting
Stokes Trucking

Alfonso Dozal, Cross Border Administration
Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc.

Allison Hughes, Contract Relations Manager
Bennett Motor Express

Michael Foley, Senior Transportation Specialist
TrueNorth Companies

David Hoerres, Director, National Accounts
Comdata Inc

Jennifer Nuest, Senior Vice President, Transportation Practice
Amwins Group

Tyler Smith, Maintenance Manager
Wilson Logistics, Inc.

Derek Vanblargan, President
Northern Logistics

Molly Vidler, External Communications Specialist

Ryan Whelan, District Sales Associate
Volvo Truck Group

Elevate TCA Young Leadership Program includes a mix of in person meetings at TCA events as well as six virtual meetings throughout 2024. Tenstreet is the program’s Presenting Sponsor.

Questions? Contact Eric Rivard at (571) 444 – 0314 or