Charles “Chuck” Carns has joined the ABC team as Chief Financial Officer following 23 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Mears Transportation Group and Hello Destination Management.
“Chuck’s success has been the result of managing multiple acquisitions and business start-ups, in addition to his day-to-day responsibilities as CEO of Mears transportation. Chuck brings additional knowledge that will align with our growth and further improve customer service,” stated Dane Cornell.
This appointment is accompanied by Roman Cornell being named President and Chief Commercial Officer of ABC Companies.
“As we continue to grow and expand into new markets, we are building an experience base across several key positions within our organization. These changes to our senior leadership ensure ABC has the breadth of experience and proven results to lead our success into the future,” stated Roman Cornell. Other members of the Cornell family continue to hold key roles within the organization as well. Ashley Cornell, continues as vice president-strategic accounts, responsible for several key customers in the West and Northwest, including rapidly growing employee shuttle programs. Ryhan Cornell is an account manager in the Southeast Region, overseeing several key accounts and ensuring quality customer service.
“These leadership changes, along with the active role of several Cornell family members, ensure that our growth will never be at the expense of the core values instilled in us by my father, Clarence “Clancy” Cornell. Making our customers successful, makes ABC successful, and I look forward to what our Senior Management Team will bring to the future,” concluded Dane Cornell.