USA Truck has made another appointment as it continues to build its executive leadership team, naming Allen Lowry as vice president, safety and risk management.

Lowry joins USA Truck with over 25 years of safety, risk management and leadership experience in the transportation industry. He most recently served as vice president of safety and security, OS&D and risk management for Navajo Express.

This is the latest executive hire for Van Buren, Ark.-based USA Truck, which has named a new president and CEO, an executive vice president, a trucking operations president, a vice president, a chief technology officer, and a vice president of revenue operations within the past few months.

“Safety is our number one priority at USA Truck. We are thrilled that Allen chose to help us continue to build a strong safety culture throughout our organization, and to create one of the safest fleets in the transportation industry,” said James Reed, president and CEO of USA Truck. “Allen is the latest addition to the all-star leadership team we have assembled here at USA Truck, and we believe he will be a tremendous asset with his extensive experience in safety and risk management.”

Lowry has an extensive background in safety and risk management in the transportation sector through numerous leadership roles at Swift Transportation, Central Refrigerated Service, and Dick Simon Trucking. Lowry is NATMI certified, studied Law at Weber State University, and was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves, JAG.