MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS:
"As a leader, Jack Welch. Roger Penske and Tony Kosak (president of Leaseway Automotive Group) are both legends in the transportation industry, and my father, Ray Humes, has been an inspiration throughout my life."
LAST BOOK READ:
"The Resilient Enterprise by Yossi Sheffi. I have also begun reading
Death by Meeting by Patrick Lencioni."
WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ME:
"Aggressive. I like to be in control and like structure, so Iím metric-driven. I love to use data to drive execution and results. Iím self-motivated, confident, competitive, innovative, team-driven, and inspired to motivate and help employees grow professionally."
WHERE MY FIELD/INDUSTRY IS HEADED:
"The logistics industry is quickly globalizing through collaboration. The development of Web-based technology and leveraging capacity by mode of transportation are other key trends in the industry. At NLM, we are backed by one of the most advanced Web-based shipment management systems in the industry, and we are well positioned to accelerate growth and capture a more dominant share of the growing transportation market."
FAVORITE TECHNOLOGICAL GADGET:
"I'm in the logistics business so I am fascinated by advanced GPS navigation systems, and I love my real-time Motorola Q9M phone."
"Prague; Australia; and Palermo, Italy."
"Golf, boating, teaching young students. Iím a sports fan, so I enjoy all of the pastimes: football, baseball, hockey, and basketball."
MY HIDDEN TALENT:
"Few people know it, but Iím an artist at heart."
HOW I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED:
"As a motivator, a competitor with a heart to win, and one who inspires people to reach their fullest potential. Iíd like to be remembered as a leader who is respected in the industry and as a person, a father, and husband."
At the annual awards reception on May 15th, 2014, one Leader & Innovator from the previous 12 months will be selected as the Leader & Innovator of the Year.