Billy Vaughan is an ICF program manager responsible for promoting and implementing beneficial electrification and electric vehicle charging station projects to commercial, industrial, and governmental customers of electric utility provider Salt River Project here in the Phoenix Valley. ICF is a NASDAQ listed consulting firm based in Fairfax, VA and provides fleet assessments for customers and utilities across the U.S.
Michael has spent 31 years at UPS. He has worked in different capacities spending time in operations, industrial engineering and automotive engineering. For 10 years he worked in California as the Region Automotive Engineering Manager and has a clear understanding of the environmental concerns in that state. Michael has led efforts in alternative fuel projects and technology development for the domestic fleet and recently for the international fleet.
Andrew Boyle is co-president of Boyle Transportation, a firm that provides secure, validated transportation & logistics services to select clients in the biotech/pharmaceutical and government/defense sectors. Boyle is now a subsidiary of Andlauer Healthcare Group, a Toronto Stock Exchange-listed provider of diversified healthcare logistics services. Prior to returning to the company in 2003, Andrew was an investment banker with J.P. Morgan.
Bob Costello is the Chief Economist & Senior Vice President of International Trade Policy and Cross-Border Operations for the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the national trade association for the trucking industry. As Chief Economist, he manages all of ATA’s collection, analysis and dissemination of trucking economic information. This includes several monthly trucking economic indicators, motor carrier financial and operating data, an annual freight transportation forecast, driver wage studies, weekly diesel fuel price and economic reports, and a yearly trucking almanac.
Former diplomat, author, and advisor on foreign policy, Anja Manuel is co-founder and partner along with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley and former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, in Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC, a strategic consulting firm that helps US companies navigate international markets.
Janice Mulanix joined PrePass Safety Alliance as the West Coast Regional Director in 2018 after spending nearly 30 years with the California Highway Patrol. She began with the CHP as an officer and was promoted through the ranks, completing her career as Chief of Valley Division, which serves the greater Sacramento and surrounding areas. Her experience includes 15 years of commercial vehicle enforcement experience as a Level 1 trained commercial officer, sergeant and lieutenant.
As Chief Executive Officer, Darren Hawkins leads Yellow Corporation, a $5.1 billion North American trucking company that operates the nation’s second largest less-than-truckload network. Yellow has more than 300 terminals coast-to-coast and its team of 30,000 freight professionals transport more than 17 million shipments annually for North America’s smallest and largest businesses. Since becoming CEO in 2018, Darren has led the Yellow team in making its most significant investments ever to build on its 100 years of service to North American supply chain customers.
Chris Hemmen has worked for the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) for 29 years. He currently holds the rank of Major and serves as the Operational Commander and Chief of Staff for the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Task Force (CVETF). The CVETF is comprised of sworn and administrative personnel from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and DPS. The CVETF is responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement on state highways, providing statewide commercial vehicle training, and protecting Arizona infrastructure by manning more than 20 ports of entry.
Tony Bradley is the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Arizona Trucking Association and the Executive Director for the Arizona Trucking Association Foundation. Tony has more than 24 years of experience in public policy, government relations, and public affairs. He is a double Sun Devil, with a Juris Doctorate and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Arizona State University. He lives in Phoenix with his wife and two children.