January 7, 2015 – Two management team members from USA Truck (Nasdaq: USAK), a leading transportation and logistics provider headquartered in Van Buren, Ark., have been appointed to the Arkansas Trucking Association’s 40 Under 40 Council.
Jaimey Malone, Vice President of Sales and Jason Key, Director of Truckload Operations, join a select group of Arkansas-based transportation professionals under the age of 40. Collectively, the council represents 17 companies and a diverse palate of specialties, including Safety, Operations, Pricing, Recruitment, Truckload and Less Than Truckload.
Malone, 38, became Vice President of Sales for USA Truck in 2012. He has 17 years of combined experience with FedEx and USA Truck and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a degree in Transportation and Logistics. Malone is also a member of the Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 Class of 2014.
Key, 33, became Director of Truckload Operations for USA Truck in 2014 and previously served as Director of Customer Service. Prior to joining USA Truck in 2008, Key held a variety of sales and operations positions with Knight Transportation. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Transportation and Logistics and Marketing Management from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
“We are proud of both Jaimey’s and Jason’s contributions to USA Truck,” said John Simone, President and CEO of USA Truck. “This recognition and appointment with the Arkansas Trucking Association further exemplifies their leadership abilities and indicates their promise for a bright future within our company.”
The ATA 40 Under 40 Council meets quarterly and hosts guest speakers to discuss leadership, politics and all issues pertaining to the transportation industry. The Council was established in 2009 to identify and cultivate new, young executives in member companies and acclimate them to the intricacies of the trucking world as well as the dynamics of the association.
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