The Shippers Group prides itself on the culture we’ve created, which is built on a strong sense of collaboration, innovation, and a commitment to excellence. With a heritage spanning over a century, the company fosters a culture of respect, teamwork, and continuous improvement. Employees are encouraged to contribute their unique perspectives, take ownership of their roles, and embrace challenges as opportunities for growth.
The executive committee at The Shippers Group plays a pivotal role in shaping and upholding this culture. They provide strategic leadership, setting the tone for the organization’s values, priorities, and goals. By fostering open communication, promoting transparency, and encouraging employee engagement, the executive committee establishes a foundation of trust that permeates throughout the company.
Their guidance ensures that The Shippers Group remains true to its core principles while also promoting a forward-thinking environment that embraces innovation and adaptability, contributing to the company’s ongoing success.
Meet our Executive Committee!
Exemplifying his commitment to the advancement of the industry and his vision for growth, Rob is an active member in industry organizations. He contributes his insights and expertise, as well as stays ahead of the industry's evolving landscape, through his membership with IWLA - having served on the IWLA board since 2007 and the Executive committee since 2012. In addition, he has been a Director for both the Atlanta and Central Florida roundtables for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Doyle graduated from Georgia State University in 1999 after serving for six years in the US Marine Corps. He values giving back and volunteers with numerous different organizations in the community - both in his personal time and through the volunteer program he implemented at The Shippers Group. Rob and his wife, Mai, have two children and reside in the Dallas area.
An engineer by training, Hugh received his Masters at Georgia Tech in 1986 and has over 30 years of logistics experience covering just about every industry and extending across all aspects of 3PL operations. Hugh has been responsible for sales, pricing, account reviews and process improvement for his entire career. His expertise is in customer relationship management, rate development and pricing solutions for new clients, enhancing operational quality levels and driving cost out of warehouse operations.
Hugh’s greatest strengths are his high energy and positive attitude that he displays daily while trying to solve the supply chain problems of potential and current customers, as well as his unique ability to use an engineer’s view of operations to help ensure continuous improvement in both operational and business development processes. When he’s not helping Shipper’s clients and prospects, Hugh is probably playing tennis or enjoying time with his wife, four children, and three grandchildren in Atlanta.
Prior to joining The Shippers Group, Robin has worked throughout her career in logistics sales and marketing. Notable is her 12 years as VP of Business Development for Palisades Logistics. She also worked at Americold Logistics as Director of Marketing and Sales, Kimberly-Clark Corporation as Logistics Specialist and DSC Logistics in Sales and Marketing.
Robin holds a bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. She resides in the Atlanta area with her husband Alan and has two children.
For fun Diane is a certified Dive Master, enjoys boating, traveling and is an avid reader.
Prior to joining the company, John held leadership roles where he was responsible for overseeing 3PL warehouse operations in multiple regions including Texas, Northern California, and Pennsylvania as well as spending some years with a national foodservice distributor.
John has a Bachelors Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. When John is away from work, he enjoys spending time outdoors camping and hunting as well as quality time with his wife and their children and grandchildren.
Kris has always lived in Texas and presently resides in East Texas on a farm with her husband. She enjoys spending time with her children and her 3 grandchildren.
A member of the corporate team based out of our Wintergreen facility in Hutchins, Texas and as Director of Transportation Management for Shippers Express, Laina also coordinates our Jonesboro, Georgia brokerage operation enabling Shippers Express to offer brokerage and transportation management services to our customers in both Dallas and Atlanta.
Laina enjoys a variety of outdoor activities. From snow skiing to golf, she also enjoys boating, fishing, lake trips and traveling with her grandkids.
Keith’s IT journey began with his graduation from DeVry Institute of Technology in 1988. Over the years, Keith has honed his skills and expertise through various professional endeavors. His diverse background includes working with organizations such as Post Software International/Fujitsu, General Electric, MARTA, and NexTel Communications. His extensive experience has equipped him with a deep understanding of IT systems and strategies that drive innovation and efficiency for The Shippers Group.
Outside of the office, Keith is a family man, married with three children. He finds balance in life through his love for travel, swimming, and classic cars.
With a degree from Auburn University, he embarked on a career path that took him through some of the giants in the IT world. Troy's professional journey includes working for MARTA, Nextel Communications, and Delta Airlines, where he honed his skills and brought innovation to each role. Then, after years in the corporate IT world, Troy ventured into the realm of independent contracting, lending his expertise to various sectors, including industrial applications, education facilities, warehousing, and medical institutions.
Beyond work, you can probably find Troy on his farm, where he enjoys tending to the land and immersing himself in the outdoors. He is a devoted husband and the proud father of two girls.