2019 Board of Directors Candidates


Officers:

Patrick Spruiell - President
David Underwood - 1st Vice President
Lisa Borden- 2nd Vice President
Daniel Booth - Secretary
Amanda Coates - Treasurer


Board of Directors

Tracy Chism

BDO

Tracy is the Director of Business Development for the Memphis Region of BDO USA, LLC. 

Tracy has over 28 years of experience in business development for the financial services industry. She has worked with corporations in a variety of industries including manufacturing, distribution, health care and commercial real estate. Tracy is a member of the BDO National Manufacturing and Distribution Committee.

In her role at BDO, she is responsible for the business development strategy and execution for The Greater Memphis area and outlying markets. She makes sure that the client’s needs are met, and expectations are managed through an account management pursuit process.

She has extensive involvement in the community through the Hope Promise, Memphis World Trade Club, Gift of Life Mid-South, Rotary Memphis-East, and Shelby County Heath Ed Housing Board (Chair).

Prior to joining BDO, Tracy was Vice President/Commercial Lender for Trustmark Bank for 11 years.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association for Corporate Growth (Tennessee Board Member)

Financial Executive Institute

Series 7, 63, 65 Inactive

EDUCATION

BA, Sales Marketing, University of Memphis

Southeastern School of Advanced Commercial Lending

Southeastern School of Commercial Lending




EJ Gonda

Mallory Alexander

I have been at Mallory Alexander International Logistics since 2008 where, with the help of a few colleagues, grew our general commodities domestic trucking and inland distribution division, Mallory Transport.  Founded in 1925, Mallory Alexander International Logistics is a fourth-generation company with more than 500 employees and operations throughout the United States, Hong Kong, and China.  Currently in Business Development for Mallory Transport, I believe that my connections throughout the mid-south would open doors for new members with great ideas and support.

Outside the office, I enjoy spending time with my family, various sporting events around Memphis as well as supporting my Alma Mater…. THE University of Memphis.  

I currently serve on the Memphis World Trade Club board. It has been an honor to be able to work with fellow international trade professionals in the Memphis area in promoting avenues for growth in global trade as well as within the Memphis community.




Victoria McDaniel

Vaco

Victoria McDaniel is a Client and Talent Solutions Associate at Vaco Memphis. She serves as a matchmaker for Logistics and Supply Chain professionals in the Mid-South and across the nation. Victoria’s clients know the market is tight for smart, qualified, and driven professionals and they come to her to shorten the lead time of finding the most exceptional industry-leading talent. She has a natural ability to assess her client’s needs and match them with the right individual skills. She most recently served as a Logistics Manager at ReTrans, a 3rd party logistics company. While there she led a full team of logistics operations, including planning, warehousing, monitoring customer deliveries, and freight payments across all transportation modes. Outside the office she is a proud mom and wife who enjoys all the new and exciting things Memphis has to offer while still rooting on her Alma Mater – Go Vols! She earned a Bachelor of Science in Logistics from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville before returning back home to the Memphis area. Victoria recently joined the Memphis World Trade Club is excited to bring her 3PL and transportation experiences to the MWTC Board.  


Brandon Musso

Project 44

Brandon Musso is the Director of Business Development for project44 in Memphis providing the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms.  Project44 connects tracks, automates, and provides visibility into key logistics processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions.

Brandon launched his career in Memphis, TN where he began his career path in the trucking segment of the industry managing driver settlements/payroll related services and assisting drivers over-the-road.  That experience ignited his drive to become a leader within Memphis’ strongest industries, resulting in numerous Managerial & Director positions and promotions over the past 15 years in Logistics (leading team in Memphis, his home town of New Orleans, and St. Louis).

Recently Brandon’s experience and industry knowledge was recognized by the State of TN in sponsoring a program he developed as current Legislation designed to promote local economic growth, job creation, and increasing driver revenues by reducing the down-time truckers experience loading and unloading .   Brandon is a graduate of Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN, where he received a BA in Business Administration, and is also involved within the local community as a member of Christian Brothers Alumni Board, the Germantown Great Hall Commission Board, and the Regional Logistics Council – Transportation Committee.

Brandon, his wife Elizabeth, and their 2 children currently reside in Germantown, TN, and enjoy the Memphis Zoo, the Botanic Gardens, and cheering on the LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints.




Stephanie Rogers

CN

Stephanie Rogers is a Supply Chain Sales Account Manager at CN. She handles a territory that covers Southern Illinois, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. She specializes in working closely with both new and current customers to sell CN’s full suite of transportation services. This includes carload, intermodal, customs brokerage, Cargoflo, international freight forwarding, transloading, and warehousing for all commodities. She has been with CN 8 ½ years, working in her current role for two years and over 6 years prior to that in various roles within the Human Resources department.

She has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL. Stephanie is originally from Milford, IL, a small farm community two hours south of Chicago. She has lived in the Memphis area now for 5 years after relocating from CN’s Homewood, IL US corporate headquarters.

Stephanie was a board member this past year and is hoping to be voted onto the board again to provide insight and knowledge of supply chain and trade from the perspective of a railroader. 

 













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