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Andrew Boyle Elected ATA’s 79th Chairman

Co-President of Massachusetts’ Boyle Transportation Succeeds Van Alstine
Andrew Boyle
Andrew Boyle speaks at a general session on Oct. 17 at American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

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Andrew Boyle, co-president of Boyle Transportation in Billerica, Mass., was elected Oct. 17 as the 79th chairman of American Trucking Associations by its board of directors.

PROFILE: For Boyle, chairmanship is "an opportunity to serve."

“It is a tremendous privilege to be chosen by my peers in the trucking industry to be ATA chairman,” Boyle said. “Being selected to serve the millions of hardworking men and women who make up this great industry is an incredible honor, and I’m excited to take on this challenge.”

Boyle succeeds Dan Van Alstine, president and chief operating officer of Ruan Transportation Management Systems.

“Andrew’s ability to share his vision for the trucking industry is inspiring,” ATA President Chris Spear said. “He is the kind of forward-thinking leader our industry and association need at this time of accelerating change and uncertainty.”

“I’m confident that ATA is in great hands with my friend Andrew,” Van Alstine said. “I want to wish him good luck on what will surely be an exciting journey as ATA chairman. I also want to thank the ATA staff and my fellow members for their support this past year — they have made my term as chairman a truly special one.”

The board also elected the following:

  • First vice chairman: Dennis Dellinger, president and CEO of Cargo Transporters in Hickory, N.C.
  • Second vice chairman: Greg Hodgen, president and CEO of Groendyke Transport in Enid, Okla.
  • Vice chairman: Wes Davis, chief financial officer of Big M Transportation in Blue Mountain, Miss.

Also, the board re-elected John M. Smith, chairman of CRST International Holdings, as secretary, and John A. Smith, president and CEO of FedEx Ground, as treasurer.

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