GC Logistics | Management Team

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GC Logistics | Management Team 2019-11-07T17:07:00+00:00

GC Logistics Management Team

JEFF FILES
President/CEO

Prior to joining GC Logistics, Jeff Files served as the Deputy Logistics Management Officer for the Mississippi Military Department. As the principal advisor to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Jeff coordinated the State’s logistical support mission pertaining to all Mississippi Army National Guard units. Jeff brings his wealth of experience and his background in the transportation industry to insure GC Logistics mission is met – serving our clients in the safest, most practical and most cost-efficient manner possible.

 


MIKE FORD
Vice President/CFO

Mike Ford joined GC Logistics as Chief Financial Officer in 2017. Since then, his role has expanded to include the direction of day-to-day operations for the company. His duties include the management of accounting, risk management and human resources. He also works closely with other departments to identify new business opportunities, manage existing client relationships and ensure that our operations are safe and efficient.

Mike has 16 years of experience with a national Non-Emergency Transportation provider. Prior to that Mike spent ten years in public and private accounting and five years with a fixed-income investment management firm. Mike has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Millsaps College and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1984.

 


CALEB SMITH
Director, Business Development

Prior to joining GC Logistics, Caleb worked for Align Technology (the maker of Invisalign) as a Financial Analyst supporting Worldwide Commercial Operations and Global Marketing. Caleb started his career as an Analyst at Highland Associates, a leading independent institutional investment advisor in Birmingham, Alabama. He earned his undergraduate degree at Samford University, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Finance concentration.

 


CYNTHIA RASCO
Director, Operations

Prior to joining GC Logistics, Cynthia Rasco spent more than 17 years managing transportation operations as Project Director and Operations Manager for a national non-emergency transportation broker and provider and has managed customer service and operations in multiple locations for a Fortune 500 company, Southwest Airlines.   As Director of Operations, Cynthia is responsible for oversight of the company’s operations units.

Cynthia has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rasmussen College. She holds a certification for Call Center Management from Benchmark Portal.

 


ROB NETHERY
Director, IT

A seasoned IT Leader with nearly two decades’ director-level experience, Rob graduated cum laude from Auburn University. Rob joined GC Logistics to oversee all aspects of the company’s Information Technology systems and services, including data integration and business process automation. Prior to joining GC Logistics Rob led IT operations for the largest car rental franchisor in North America for more than a decade. During that time, he successfully presented plans to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and designed an IT Infrastructure with accomplishments recognized by USA Today. Rob is experienced in all aspects of project life cycle, budget projection and tracking, management of IT personnel, project definition, coding, analysis, testing, documentation and training. He also has extensive programming knowledge in ASP.NET, VB.NET, XML, T-SQL, jQuery, JavaScript,  SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Crystal Reports. Additional Technical expertise includes MS SQL Server, MS IIS Server, MS Project, and MS Visio.

 


JOHN KUBALA
Director, Human Resources & Safety

John Kubala has more than thirty years of transportation experience. He is the principal HR/Safety executive overseeing the development and implementation of institutional human resource management programs, policies and procedures to ensure a safe and productive workforce.

Prior to joining GC Logistics, John worked for two Fortune 10 Motor Carriers and was an investigator with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP). He is a Certified Director of Safety (CDS), Certified Human Resource Manager (CHRM), and Certified Risk Manager (CRM).