Tuesday, June 23
1:00 - 2:30 PM ET



Hear from your Safety Council Chairman, Dean Newell of Maverick USA along with your presenting sponsor ACT 1 before joining a panel of industry-leading CEOs as they discuss the current economic environment and its impact on the trucking industry. They will examine the relationship between the economy and safety, how the current driver market relates to safety and other C-suite views on pressing safety topics.


Welcome Remarks
Trucking Executive Panel


Dean Newell

Vice President, Safety and Driver Training, Maverick, Inc.
Dean began his career with Maverick in 1985 as an over-the-road driver and advanced through Recruiting, Training, and Safety to his present role in 2000.​ ​ He was named the winner of the Clare C. Casey Award for 2015, the American Trucking Association's Safety Director of the Year for 2010, and the Arkansas Safety Director of the Year in 2000.​ ​ Dean is active in the TCA as the Chairman of the Safety Division. He also sits on key committees and working groups, including the Regulations Committee, and he is an active member of the Arkansas Trucking Association.

Dennis Dellinger

President & CEO, Cargo Transporters, Inc.
Dennis Dellinger, President and CEO of Cargo Transporters, leads a passionate team of transportation enthusiasts. Dennis believes in being an example in his professional and personal life and encourages his team to do the same.  Dellinger knows carrier operations top to bottom. Starting with Cargo Transporters in 1986 as a driver supervisor and continuing through the years to fill a number of positions, his in-depth knowledge and viewpoints of fleet management and the industry are recognized and respected.    In addition to Dellinger's responsibilities at Cargo Transporters, he also is a leader in several industry organizations. Today he represents North Carolina Trucking Association where he serves on the Board of Directors and is a Past Chairman.  Dellinger also serves as 1st Vice Chair on the Board of Directors at Truckload Carriers Association.  Other commitments include serving on the Board of Directors and Vice Chair of the Safety Policy Committee at American Trucking Associations and an advisory position at The Trucking Alliance.  

Dan Doran

President, Doran Logistics Services LLC
Dan has been in trucking for 44 years, having served in leadership for several transportation-related companies covering numerous aspects of the industry – from insurance to leasing.   For nearly 25 years, he was at the helm of Ace Doran Hauling and Rigging and is currently president of Doran Logistics Services. A proud Ohioan, he is a past chairman of his state’s trucking association, having led OTSA from 2014 to 2016 and while serving as an officer for TCA – most recently, as TCA’s Past Chairman. He is also active with numerous civic and community programs in his hometown of Cincinnati.  His leadership for the Turtle Creek Nature Preserve, the Northside Community Fund and the Greater Cincinnati Youth Hockey League. On a personal note, he has been married to his fantastic wife Anne for 35 years, is a father of 3 and grandfather of 3.  He is an avid horseman and a collector of antique transportation vehicles.  

Ed Nagle

President, Nagle Toledo, Inc.
Ed Nagle is the President, Chief Executive Office of Nagle Companies. Ed was the first of four brothers “recruited” to work with Ed and Joanne Nagle in June 1, 1984. Ed brings a great wealth of knowledge and experience with his approach to business. This ensures that Nagle Companies continues to be a family owned business with a strong customer base. Entering the trucking industry in 1978 at 15, he performed duties in facility maintenance at the “Toledo 5” truck stop, then pump boy, mechanic, and the last 2 years as a manager. Upon graduating from the University of Toledo, Ed was named V.P. of Operations, a role he held until he was named President/CEO when Ed and Joanne retired at the end of 1997.  

Dave Williams

Executive Vice President, Knight Transportation
Dave Williams has been with Knight-Swift Transportation based in Phoenix, Arizona for 28 years. He currently serves on the Executive Committee and as the Chairman of the Emissions Task Force and Highway Policy Committee for the American Trucking Associations as well as an Officer and Board of Director and Chairman of the Highway Policy Committee for the Truckload Carriers Association. He is actively involved in serving the Arizona Trucking Association, Quality Liaison Services of North America, Inc., Strehl USA, LLC and Knight-Swift Charities. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Arizona State University (Go Devils!) and has been married to his loving wife Suzi for 27 years. They have 4 kids together, Mallory, Ely, Gracie, and Ryan.

John Lyboldt

President, Truckload Carriers Association
John Lyboldt is the President of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Located in Alexandria, Virginia, the TCA is the only association whose collective sole focus is the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry, representing companies across North America, which collectively operate nearly 200,000 trucks and produce annual revenue of nearly $38 billion.John comes to the trucking industry from the automotive industry. For 17 years, he served as President of the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association (RADA), representing franchised automobile and heavy-duty truck dealers. As RADA President, he moved through the chairs of the Automotive Trade Association Executives, representing 112 metro and state automobile associations, and in 2005 became their Chairman. He also served and held leadership roles on several local, state, and national business, community, and academic organizations. In 1996, John served as the Honorary Chairman of the LPGA. In 1997, he received National recognition by being awarded the “Outstanding Association Executive of the Year”. His passion for working with the Boy Scouts of America has been a life-long experience.In 2007, John joined the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) as Vice President, and eventually Senior Vice President, of Dealership Operations, where he led various teams responsible for membership, Dealer Academy, Twenty Group, NADA University, and Convention Workshops. He also was the liaison between NADA and the National Minority Dealer Associations, introducing a management guide on “Diversity as a Business Imperative”. While at NADA he served on several key projects to help shape the future of the automobile business and Dealership Operations.As a leader, John emphasizes building interpersonal relationships, trust, and respect to fuel innovation and collaboration, making the association relevant for key stakeholders and a respected voice across diverse industry influencers. He believes fostering a culture and climate in your organization that excites a team is the ultimate competitive advantage.