THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Vice President and General Manager
With 30 years of experience, David Miller serves as LinkEx’s vice president and general manager. He has an extensive background in the transportation/logistics industry having worked in leadership roles for several nationally recognized companies. Prior to his stint in third-party logistics, he was a regional sales manager for Saia. David strives to build long-lasting relationships with customers by fostering a more personal feel to “doing business”.
Vice President of Logistics
Scott Jandacek is LinkEx’s vice president of logistics. In this position, Scott is involved in all aspects of managing the company’s operations, with an emphasis on business development. He has 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, having successfully worked in both sales and operations. Prior to being named a vice president at LinkEx, he had been serving as the director of 3PL sales at Saia LTL Freight.
Director of Logistics
As director of logistics, Joelle Haynes, along with her team, manages the outsourced logistics division of LinkEx with regard to staffing, process improvement, and technology. Prior to her role with the company, Joelle held strategic sales, operations and project management roles for others in the logistics industry. She possesses a bachelor’s degree in organizational management from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.
Director of International Operations
Kristin Hackett has worked in the transportation and logistics arena for more than two decades having started her career in the exportation of air freight. Since that time, her expertise has grown to encompass imports and ocean cargo. She has handled many different types of shipments including general freight, hazardous materials, and project and oversized cargo. Kristin is a qualified individual, or QI, and possesses both a NVOCC license and hazmat certification.
Director of Final Mile Services
With over 20 years of experience in the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry, Lance Appleman has joined LinkEx as its director of final mile services. He has extensive firsthand experience in developing, analyzing, and managing network operations, having served in leadership roles in both operations and engineering for several national LTL providers. Lance is energized by the opportunity to help the LinkEx team achieve its vision of providing best-in-class final mile service in all markets that it serves.
Senior Manager of Operations – Atlanta
Senior Manager of Operations Felicia Rogers oversees the Atlanta division of LinkEx. She has worked in the transportation industry for nearly 20 years and began her career as a part-time biller for a privately owned less-than-truckload carrier. Since that time, she has held positions in customer service, linehaul, truckload pricing, expedited, operations and is hazmat certified. As such, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the LinkEx team.
Manager of Warehouse Operations
Chris Gates is LinkEx’s Manager of warehouse operations. In this role, Chris oversees both the LinkEx-owned warehouses in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex as well as the nationwide flex warehouse network. He has worked in the warehousing industry for 25 years, starting at the associate level and working his way up to lead, shift supervisor and facility manager. With vast experience in cross docking, transload, fulfillment and technology support, Chris is exceedingly knowledgeable about a variety of warehousing solutions designed to meet any customer’s short-term, long-term or expansion needs.