Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 20.  -  Graphic: HDT

Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 20.

Graphic: HDT

The Women In Trucking Association is seeking nominations for the 2022 Influential Woman in Trucking award.

More than a decade ago, the award was created to honor women in the transportation industry who make or influence key decisions in a corporate, manufacturing, supplier, owner-operator, driver, sales or dealership setting. Nominees must also have a proven record of responsibility, mentorship, and serve as a role model to other women in the industry.

Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 20.

The winner will be announced at the WIT Accelerate! Conference & Expo held in Dallas, Texas, November 13-16, 2022. Each finalist will be asked to serve as a panelist for the Influential Women in Trucking panel discussion on November 15, 2022.

Past recipients of the Influential Woman in Trucking award include:

  • 2021: Lily Ley, vice president and chief information officer, Paccar
  • 2020: Kristy Knichel, president of Knichel Logistics, and Jodie Teuton, co-founder of Kenworth of Louisiana
  • 2019: Ruth Lopez, director, transportation management, Ryder System
  • 2018: Angela Eliacostas, founder and CEO, AGT Global Logistics
  • 2017: Daphne Jefferson, principal and executive coach, Jefferson Consulting Group (former deputy administrator, FMCSA)
  • 2016: Ramona Hood, president and CEO, FedEx Custom Critical
  • 2015: Kari Rihm, president, Rihm Kenworth
  • 2014: Marcia Taylor, CEO, Bennett International Group
  • 2013: Rebecca Brewster, president & COO, American Transportation Research Institute
  • 2012: Joyce Brenny, president, Brenny Transportation/Brenny Specialized.
  • 2011: Rochelle Bartholomew, CEO, CalArk International
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