Matthew J. Jewell – President
In his current role, Matt leads Forward Air’s TLX, CST and TQI divisions. Prior to his current position, Matt was Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer from May 2014 to December 2015, Forward Air’s Chief Legal Officer from January 2008 to May 2014 and its Senior Vice President and General Counsel from July 2002 until January 2008. He also served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Landair Corporation from July 2002 to May 2004. Prior to going in-house, Matt was a partner with the Atlanta law firms of Austin & Sparks, P.C. and Dennis, Corry & Porter, L.L.P., where his practice focused almost exclusively on defense of motor carriers and their insurers. He earned a B.A. (1988) and a J.D. (1991) from Emory University.
Angela Timmons – Vice President of Sales
In her current role, Angela is responsible for the development of new business growth, as well as, organic growth. Angela has been with Forward Air, Inc. for 16 years. Prior to her current position, she was Vice President of Quality & Training for the retail division of FAI from January 2014 through January 2016 focused on all aspects of operational process improvement. During her tenure with Forward Air Inc., she has also held Director of Sales/National Accounts, National Recruiting Manager and Senior Sales Manager positions. She has served on several internal committees, lead training initiatives, as well as played a key role in multiple company acquisitions. Angela’s sales experience in LTL, FTL, Ocean, Airfreight, CFS, Retail and several other supply chain touch points has made her the ideal candidate to help lead the sales effort for TQI. Angela attended Palm Beach Atlantic University and studied Accounting.
Mark E. Mabry – Director of Operations
Mark joined the TQI team in March of 2016 and leads TQI’s operations division. Prior to his current position Mark was Operations Manager for Modular Transportation, a leading flatbed company based in Wyoming, MI from 2005-2016. Mark also brings over-the-road; LTL, JIT, and line-haul experience to the table as he was the Fleet Manager at Point Dedicated, a JIT OTR team carrier, from 2002 to 2004. In addition, Mark was dispatch supervisor for Span Alaska, one of the largest LTL and OTR carriers in Alaska at the time, which was based in Anchorage, Alaska, from 1998 to 2002. Mark earned his Associate Degree in Business Management from Baker College, and his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management also from Baker College. Mark is currently working on his Master’s of Science in Management from Walden University, which will be awarded in April of 2017.
Marc Hillman – Director of Corporate Compliance & Quality Assurance
Marc’s knowledge of logistics and operational processes promote our company’s industry leading quality of excellence standards. Marc started with the TQI team in December of 2014 and currently leads TQI’s quality initiatives. His professional experience includes Operation Management at J-Max Logistics and LTI Logistics, both locally owned right here in West Michigan. As Director, Marc works closely with our customers to assure that our quality standards align with their business needs.