Who We Are
Our management and sales teams have extensive experience in the transportation and logistics industry, yet continues to seek to develop new ways to create flexible, responsive, and resourceful strategies and solutions to benefit both our customers and employees. As you read the individual biographies, it becomes apparent that each person brings a unique skill set, making Keller Logistics Group a great partner to do business with and a great place to work.
President & CEO
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
VP of Brokerage
VP of Keller Packaging and Keller Warehousing & Distribution
Director of Safety & Wellness
Director of Information Technology
Director of Human Resources
Director of Operations, Keller Trucking
Director of Packaging Operations
Account & Business Development Manager
Logistics Sales & Business Development
National Account Sales
National Account and Business Development
Kristan Mack CCWS
Heath & Wellness Coordinator
Driver Relationship Manager
Bryan Keller is the Chief Executive Officer for Keller Logistics Group. Bryan leads the strategic direction,
planning, and execution of all operational activities for each affiliate, and sets the tone for the company’s
values and culture. His commitment to our local community, understanding customer needs, and delivering the
highest quality service has been fundamental to our success. Bryan joined Thomas E. Keller Trucking in 1990
after graduating college. Always looking to find ways to diversify and grow the business, he has made several
key strategic moves that have elevated Keller Logistics Group, becoming a desired and growing full service
logistics solutions provider. After taking over as CEO for Keller Logistics Group in 2000, Keller Trucking was
able to expand their success through the sourcing of a more diverse customer base and use of new technology.
Bryan’s vision also helped lead to the creation of Keller Warehousing & Distribution, which has since become
a haven to both existing Keller Trucking as well as new customers. He also spearheaded the efforts to make
Keller Packaging a reality, again realizing the positioning Keller can provide to both existing and prospective
customers. Bryan earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Ball State University, where he majored in Marketing. He is
very active in the local business community, where he currently holds a board member position with the Defiance
County Economic Development – Community Improvement Corporation, as well as serving on two separate committees
with the International Warehouse Logistics Association. Bryan is also a member of the Rotary International –
Defiance Club and the Ohio Trucking Association, as well as the American Trucking Association. He has served as
a Chapter Advisor to the Bowling Green State University Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, the Defiance College Purple
and Gold Club, the Chair of the Board Trustees of Northwest State Community College, as well as local parish
councils with his church. When he isn’t at work, Bryan enjoys running, having competed in fifteen marathons,
completing triathlons, and cycling on his Cannondale, as well as spending as much time as he can with his two
Aaron Keller joined Keller Logistics Group in 1997 and is the VP of Sales for Keller Logistics Group. His
responsibilities include managing the sales and marketing for Keller Logistics Group and its affiliates:
Keller Trucking, Keller Freight Solutions, Keller Warehousing & Distribution, Keller Packaging, and HydroFreshHPP.
Throughout his career, he has held a variety of roles, each of which has been key to the continued growth and
development of Keller Logistics Group.
As a Quality Supervisor, he led the implementation of an ISO 9001 program for Keller Trucking. During his time
as the Brokerage and Sales Manager, he spearheaded the formation and development of Keller Freight Solutions.
Currently, as the VP of Sales and Marketing, Aaron continues to develop strategic relationships and leads the
sales and marketing teams to develop flexible solutions that fit our customers unique needs.
Aaron received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University majoring in Sociology and Organizational Leadership
and Supervision. He is heavily involved in the local community, where he served on the local YMCA Board of Directors
from 2002-2010 where he served as Chairman of the Board in 2010. He also served on the Defiance Area Chamber of
Commerce Board of Directors from 2008-2012 where he also served as Chairman of the Board in 2012. He also serves
as a coach for numerous local sports programs. In 2013, Aaron was a recipient of the ‘4 Under 40’ award from the
Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce for his outstanding leadership and business achievements.
Nate Schaublin is the Chief Operating Officer for Keller Logistics Group. He is responsible for the overall
operational performance of all affiliates. Nate joined Keller Logistics Group in 2002. In his time with Keller,
Nate has driven operational improvements over each affiliate, working diligently to create safe and innovative
solutions to help our customers achieve success in the marketplace. Some of the operational improvements Nate
has contributed include multiple implementations of Warehouse Management Systems for Keller Warehousing &
Distribution, research and implementation of the Heavy Haul Program for Keller Trucking, implementation of a
Fleet Maintenance program for all equipment in each affiliate, and the creation of multiple reports to track
performance over time, identify trends, and be proactive in process improvements. He is also a member of the ATA
and WERC, as well as a TMC Fleet Executive Member. Nate received his undergraduate degree from Defiance College
majoring in Human Resource Management. While there, he was a four time football letterman, a three time
all-conference selection, and was named conference MVP. Nate also went on to complete his MBA at Bowling Green
State University. He also volunteers as a coach for multiple youth sports. He enjoys golf, motorcycles,
Cleveland sports, and spending time with his wife and two children in his spare time.
Beth Woodbury is the Director of Safety and Wellness for Keller Logistics Group. Beth is responsible for the
design and implementation of all safety and wellness initiatives. Because of Beth’s commitment to safety, Keller
Trucking boasts one of the top SMS scores in the industry, including numerous safety awards from multiple
sources. Beth joined Keller Logistics Group in 1993. In her time here, she has overseen the implementation of
paperless logs and our Safety program in Keller Trucking, including the drivers’ weekly safety bonus;
continually stressing the importance of safety. Beth has also implemented Safety programs for both Keller
Packaging and Keller Warehouse & Distribution, where both have experienced a continual reduction in the
frequency of lost time accidents. She has pioneered improvements in new initiatives for safety and continues to
use technology as a tool to drive continuous improvement and uses technology as a tool to drive continuous
improvement. Beth has also received a Certified Director of Safety certification from the North American
Transportation Management Institute. When she’s not working, Beth enjoys working out and spending time with her
Kristan Mack is a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist and the Health and Wellness Coordinator for Keller
Logistics Group. Kristan’s responsibilities include promoting healthy lifestyles for all employees, and
implementing and maintaining a one of a kind wellness program called P.O.W.E.R. that motivates and encourages
employees to make healthy choices every day. She began her career here at Keller Logistics early in 2014. Her
philosophy on wellness are threefold – 1. You are never too young or too old to begin your wellness journey 2.
Small positive changes to your lifestyle can reap huge rewards, and 3. There is no such thing as out-exercising
poor nutrition Health and wellness has been an integral part of Kristan’s life from as early as she can
remember. Growing up, Kristan’s mom owned a wellness center in Toledo, OH. As soon as she turned 18, Kristan
began teaching group fitness classes, managing and creating various incentive programs for the wellness center
clients. After earning her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton in Exercise Science, Kristan
continued her fitness career as a group fitness instructor teaching Zumba, Spinning, Sculpting, Power Plate and
Cardio-Tone classes. Kristan then began specializing in youth wellness and traveled to various elementary
schools speaking to educators and students about the importance of fitness and healthy lifestyles, and designed
and implemented a summer kid’s camp which encompassed all aspects of wellness. In 2010 she moved to Traverse
City, MI where she began her career as the Director of Recreational Activities at the Grand Traverse Resort and
Spa. There she managed a 100,000 square foot health club facility including 5 pools, 9 tennis courts,
cardio/weight room, teambuilding activities and kid’s summer camps. She has also created a fitness program
called U.F.P. which is taught throughout Northern Michigan including Northwest Michigan College and throughout
Darryl Logan is the VP of Keller Packaging and Keller Warehousing & Distribution for Keller Logistics Group.
Darryl’s responsibilities include creating strategic advantages for all Keller Logistics Group’s affiliates by
finding ways to reduce operating costs, improving the efficiency of current processes and leading the effort to
define and implement new manufacturing capabilities as new opportunities arise in the future. Darryl joined
Keller Logistics Group in 2013. Prior to joining the Keller family, Darryl worked as the iPad Global Supply
Manager for Apple, where he led the source selection and managed the performance of key strategic sources to
iPad programs. He has also spent time as a Global Technical Supplier Development Manager for Honeywell where he
established and led a team of Supplier Development Engineers worldwide to find and develop vendors to deliver on
strategic sourcing initiatives. He has also worked AL Solutions as their Director of Engineering and at Johns
Manville as a Quality Control Technologist. Darryl is a certified Six Sigma Lean Expert as well as a DMAIC and
Design For Six Sigma Green Belt. Darryl is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where he served for 6
years in the world famous VMA-214 “Blacksheep” and VMA -513 “Flying Nightmares” Fighter Attack Squadrons. He
received his undergraduate degree from the University of Toledo, where he majored in Mechanical Engineering.
Some of Darryl’s hobbies include playing golf, hiking, travel, camping, fishing, and hunting. Darryl also enjoys
spending time with his wife and two children who reside in Columbus.
Randall Schad is the Director of Information Technology for Keller Logistics Group. Randall is responsible for
leading a diverse team of highly specialized individuals that cover project implementation, technical support,
and software development for the continued growth of Keller’s offerings to our clients. Randall joined Keller
Logistics Group in 2012. Prior to joining the Keller family, Randall led a team of software developers at
Navistar International, and at Magna International where he wrote manufacturing work guidance software and
warehouse management systems used in automotive production facilities for Chrysler, Mazda, and General Motors.
Throughout his career, Randall has utilized pioneering technologies to drive projects forward; at age 19, he
started his own telecommunications software company where he contributed to the evolution of networked email
technologies, and also launched Bryan, Ohio’s first internet service provider in 1995. Randall spends his spare
time pursuing a wide range of interests, including riding motorcycles, inventing, playing an assortment of
musical instruments (albeit poorly), and spending as much time with his children as possible. He is also
passionate about continuing education, and is drawn to the fields of anthropology, literature, philosophy, and
Dawn Nye is the Director of Operations for Keller Packaging. Dawn is responsible overseeing the entire Keller
Packaging spectrum, including budgets, schedules, facility compliance, business processes compliance and
improvement, and customer satisfaction. In addition, she also oversees the warehouse operations at the Napoleon
facility. Dawn joined Keller Logistics Group in 2011. Before joining Keller, Dawn worked as the VP of Warehouse
and Packaging for TMT Logistics, where she had many similar responsibilities as she does now. In her time there,
she helped TMT secure business from a very large juice and soup manufacturer. Prior to TMT, she worked as a
Plant Manager and Director of Operations for a Tier 1 automotive trim maker, where she managed 150,000 square
feet of operations. Dawn has spent three years on the Board of Directors at the Henry County Airport. She also
enjoys golf and Harley Davidson motorcycles, but nothing beats the time she spends with her 13 grandchildren.
Neil Hersh, National Account Sales & Business Development has spent over the last 15 years working in many
segments of Keller Logistics Group and its affiliates. He started as a fleet manager in 2002 and for the next
9 years held various sales and operations positions where he gained an incredible amount of knowledge within
the logistics field which has been instrumental in helping our current and new customer achieve their goals.
Utilizing the experience gained through his background, Neil was one of the key architects of our current
transportation model to blend all resources into one unit to best adapt capabilities to our customers’ ever-changing
In 2010, Neil was promoted to General Manager of Keller Freight Solutions, focusing on the growth and development
of the affiliate. Responsible for the brokerage sales and strategy development, Neil and his team facilitated
carriers as well as customer loyalty and growth. During his time as General Manager, Neil more than tripled the
Finally, in 2015 Neil moved into the role of National Account Sales & Business Development where his focus is
adding quality capacity to our customer’s transportation network. He represents Keller Logistics Group’s and its
affiliates full suite of services including Transportation, Warehousing, and Packaging. Through consultation to
understand the clients need, he’s able to develop flexible solutions with the support of his fellow Keller Crew members.
Neil is a graduate of Ball State University, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music Engineering Technology.
At a young age, he developed an appreciation of the arts, both audio and visual, and has been involved in music since
elementary school. As a father of three, Neil cherishes his time with his children who are especially active in soccer.
Ty Guilliam is an Account and Business Development Manager for Keller Logistics Group. Ty is responsible for the
sourcing, development, and growth of relationships with strategic partners for each affiliate, with specific focus
on Keller Packaging and Warehousing. Ty has 11 years with Keller Logistics Group after spending 22 years with Johns
Manville where he worked as a Regional Sales Representative, Customer Service Manager and Assistant Sales Manager.
He was responsible for managing and increasing sales in the Mechanical, OEM and Automotive businesses. In 2004, he
was named Johns Manville’s OEM Salesman of the Year. Ty received his undergraduate degree from Defiance College
majoring in Communications. He is also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. He enjoys playing golf, being on the
lake and spending time with his wife and three children in his spare time.
Terry Culbertson is the Director of Warehouse Operations and Business Development for Keller Logistics Group
Texas operations. Terry responsibilities include business strategy development and new business development for
our seven Texas warehouses totaling almost 1.5 million square feet of warehouse capacity. Additional
responsibilities Terry holds include new customer and facility startups and implementations, operational budgets
for each facility, personnel sourcing and development at each location, product traceability, customer reporting
and overall customer satisfaction. Terry came to Keller Logistics Group in 2013, and in that short time, has
helped our Texas operations expand in both capacity and volume threefold. He brings over 25 years of logistics
experience, working as a Director for NFI Warehouse & Distribution, Vice President with Dart Advantage
Logistics, and Chief Operating Officer of F&C Logistics. Terry graduated from the University of Central
Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management. He also has served as the Vice President of
Fundraising for the Burleson (TX) Youth Association, where he developed strategy and implementation of all
fundraising activities for youth sports that resulted in the new construction of a multi-sports complex. In his
spare time, Terry enjoys watching and playing sports and spending time with his lovely wife.
John Paule is a National Accounts Sales Representative for Keller Logistics Group. John is responsible for the
research and development of relationships of customers out of the southern and western parts of Keller
Trucking’s service area, with specific focus on backhauls and our Heavy Haul program. He has been key in helping
reduce Keller Trucking’s brokered freight percentage annually while helping customers optimize their shipping
departments with surgical precision. John joined Keller Logistics Group in 2007, and is a 3rd generation family
member in the transportation industry. He also has another 15 years’ experience in sales, with three of those as
a Director of Marketing Logistics. He has extensive experience in contract negotiations, analyzing systems
processes, pricing, and reporting. John received his undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University,
where he majored in Recreation Management. He has also served as a Treasurer of the Johnson County Traffic Club
in Kansas City. In his spare time, John enjoys football, softball, golf, collectible cars, and volunteering as a
youth sports coach in Shawnee, KS. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.
Lauren Pohlmann is the Driver Relationship Manager for Keller Trucking. Lauren is responsible for recruiting,
interviewing, and hiring drivers that meet Keller’s safety standards. As for retention, she builds relationships
with all drivers to increase overall satisfaction and improve Driver turn-over, which is less than half the
national average! Lauren joined Keller Trucking in January of 2015. Prior to joining the Keller family, Lauren
was an Assistant Manager at a luxury apartment community in Downtown Nashville, where she had similar
responsibilities of recruiting and retaining occupants for 296 apartments. Lauren earned her Bachelor’s Degree
from BGSU where she majored in Interpersonal Communications and minored in General Business. While there, she
was active in the local radio station and was a DJ for Falcon Radio. Since moving to Defiance, she and her
husband have been working on his family’s farm and renovating a house. In her spare time, she enjoys being with
her family and friends around a campfire, watching funny movies, and going to see live music.
Andy Avery is a National Accounts Manager for Keller Logistics Group. He is responsible for customer development
in Keller’s core service region in the Midwest focusing on, but not limited to, areas in Indiana / Ohio /
Michigan / Western NY / Western PA / Eastern Ill and Northern KY. Andy has nearly 30 years of experience in
transportation management. Prior to becoming part of the Keller Logistics Group team, Andy started his
transportation career with Roadway Express as a dock supervisor. He spent 10 years in operations serving as:
City Dispatcher, Credit and Collections Manager, and Terminal Operations Manager. He moved into an Account
Manager’s role and spent 5 ½ years working with large companies such as Visteon and KitchenAid. Andy moved on to
Celadon Trucking Service as Region Sales Manager and Division Sales Director. As RSM he was responsible for 10
of the company’s top 50 accounts including: Guitar Center, Toyota Material Handling, and Abercrombie and Fitch.
His experience also includes being Midwest Region Sales Manager at Southern Refrigerated Transport where he
developed relationships with: Kraft Foods, Meijer Inc., Valspar Paints, and Kroger. Andy earned his Bachelor’s
Degree in Economics from Earlham College. He has successfully completed several account management classes
including the Karrass Negotiation Seminar as well as the Acclivus Sales Solutions Seminar. When not involved in
business development for Keller Logistics Group, Andy enjoys reading historical biographies, Turner Classic
Movies, and hitting the links. He is also involved in Habitat for Humanity and the Wayne Co Foundation’s Josh
Johnson Scholarship Fund.
Jenifer Nicelley is the Director of Human Resources for Keller Logistics Group. She has extensive experience and
a strong knowledge in recruitment, employee relations, leadership and employee development, training,
compensation, benefits and mentoring and coaching. Jenifer’s focus at Keller will be to not only provide a
partnership between our HR team and the rest of the Keller staff, but also to ensure that our departmental goals
and practices align with our strategic business goals and objectives. Jenifer joined the Keller Logistics Group
team in November of 2014 and has over 15 years of HR experience, most recently with First Federal Bank of the
Midwest and First Insurance Group, as Vice President of Human Resources and Vice President of Operations and HR,
respectively. Prior to that, she worked in manufacturing at BF Goodrich for over 8 years. Jenifer has been a
member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) since 2007 and has had her PHR certification since
2009. She is also a member of the Northwest Ohio Human Resource Association (NOHRA). Jenifer is also a board
member for the United Way of Defiance County. In her free time, Jenifer enjoys spending time with her friends
and family, four kids and 1 granddaughter.
Jonathan Wolfrum is the Director of Operations for Thomas E. Keller Trucking. He is responsible for the overall
operational performance of the Trucking Division. Jonathan joined Keller Trucking in May of 2008 as an intern in
the customer service group for the summer before his senior year in college. Jonathan stayed on part time during
his final year of college and upon graduation was hired full time as an Operations Supervisor in the dispatch
group, he was in that position for just under 5 years during that time working to learn all aspects of the
operations of trucking. In March of 2014 Jonathan was promoted to Director of Operations for the trucking
division. In this position his focus has been on increasing fleet utilization, process improvements, technology,
and driver recruiting and retention. Jonathan is a member of TCA and is an active participant in TCA’s best
practice groups program. He received his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University majoring in
Supply Chain Management. In his spare time Jonathan enjoys hunting, sports, anything outdoors, and spending time
with his wife and three children.
Charlotte Larsen is the Chief Financial Officer of Keller Logistics Group. She is responsible for the overall
administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of
financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of
control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. Since joining Keller
Logistics Group, Charlotte has been instrumental in the reorganization of the financial department to improve
efficiencies and reliability. These include focus on cash management, accounting accuracy, executive management
reporting, budgeting, legal, tax, financing activities, financial operations of subsidiary/VIE companies,
capital planning, payables, and receivables. Charlotte began her career in public accounting prior to joining a
Fortune 300 global packaging company. During her 15-year tenure at O-I, Charlotte was selected to participate in
the company’s high potential executive program and served in a variety of assignments including International
and Domestic Tax, Business Planning, Plastics Operations, and Strategic Planning and Financial Analysis. Prior
to joining Keller, Charlotte was the CFO of an internet company, Brand Technologies, Inc. With full financial
and HR responsibilities, she was appointed an officer of the company in recognition of her contributions and had
direct reporting responsibility to the Board of Directors and private ownership. Charlotte is a licensed CPA,
holds an accounting degree from Central Michigan University, a Masters in Taxation degree from the University of
Toledo, as well as a MBA from the University of Notre Dame. She is a member of the American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants. Charlotte enjoys a variety of healthy lifestyle activities with her husband and
daughter including golf, boating, biking, cooking, and travel. She also serves as a Certified USA Swimming
Mark joined Keller Logistics Group on October, 2016 as Vice President of Brokerage. In this capacity, he is
responsible for overseeing the Brokerage operations with a focus on growth and profitability.
Mark brings to Keller many years of experience within the transportation industry with a focus on Brokerage,
Intermodal, Drayage, Logisitcs, and Over the Road transportation. Most recently worked for over a decade the
Director of Operations for Con-way Multimodal in Ann Arbor, MI, responsible for the day to day operations of the
Brokerage team and oversaw the Pricing and Procurement, Agencies, Contracts and LTL program. Before that, he
worked at FedEx Supply Chain as a Senior Manager of Intermodal in Hudson, Ohio. Additional prior experience was
with APL Logistics in Cleveland and Atlanta.
In addition, Mark was the Principal at Boyer Transportation consulting, LLC, which specialized in consulting
services for Brokerage and Intermodal companies.
A graduate of the University of Toledo with a BA degree in International Relations where Mark is also a member
of the UT Alumni Association and has obtained various certifications over the years in transportation and
training related courses.
Industry related memberships include: the Transportation Intermediaries Association where he participates on
their Fraud Task Force as well as additional committees and was part of the McLoud Software Executive Advisory
Committee and presented as part of panels at their User Conferences.
Mark and his wife, Meg, and have 3 grown sons. They have lived in Sylvania, OH for the last 13 years where he is
active in his Church and the Knights of Columbus.
For leisure, Mark enjoys reading, golf, UT Athletic Events, Cleveland professional sports, and spending time at
his lake house in the Irish Hills.
Michael Treb joins the Keller Crew with 19 years of contract packaging experience. He not only developed sales
but led a sales team for many years. Michael lives in Hinckley Ohio, yes where they have the buzzard festival
Michael has 3 sons, Talon, Taran and Tian. His oldest son Talon is married to Alli and together they have 3
daughters. Taran is finishing his freshman year at college majoring in math and international business where he
also plays free safety on the football team. Tian will be going into his senior year of High School and is a
2-time state qualifier in speech and debate.
Michael and his wife of 20 years, Cheryl, have 3 rescue dogs, the smallest of which is 80#. Cheryl and her
sister own an All state Insurance office in Medina. Michael enjoys coaching football, and has for the past 17
years from little kids to adult. (This includes a season as head coach of the Cleveland Fusion, the women’s pro
football team.) Additionally, he and his wife also enjoy home building and have built their last 3 homes.