James D. Staley has served as the chairman of our board of directors since November 2017 and has been a director of our company since October 2010. Mr. Staley previously served as the lead independent director of our board of directors from December 2016 to November 2017. Mr. Staley is presently retired. From 2004 through December 2007, Mr. Staley served in various capacities for YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) and its subsidiaries, one of the world's largest transportation services providers, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Roadway Group and YRC Regional Transportation. Prior to that, Mr. Staley served for over 30 years in various capacities for Roadway Express, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Staley currently serves as the Lead Director and on the audit, compensation, and nominating and corporate governance committees of Douglas Dynamics, Inc. (NYSE: PLOW), a designer, manufacturer, and seller of snow and ice control equipment for light trucks. Mr. Staley was nominated to our board of directors because of his executive and operational experience with a public company in the transportation industry, and his experience on other public company boards of directors.
Curtis W. Stoelting has served as our Chief Executive Officer since April 2017 and has been a director of our company since January 2016. Mr. Stoelting previously served as our Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer from April 2017 until March 2018 and our President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2016 until April 2017. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Stoelting served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of TOMY International (formerly RC2 Corporation) from January 2003 to March 2013. RC2 Corporation (NASDAQ: RCRC) was acquired by TOMY Company, Ltd. in April 2011. Mr. Stoelting previously served as RC2’s Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2003, Executive Vice President from 1998 to 2000 and Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Stoelting was with Arthur Andersen LLP for 12 years. Mr. Stoelting currently serves on the board of directors and compensation committee of Regal-Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC), a publicly traded manufacturer of commercial, industrial and HVAC electric motors, electric generators and controls, and mechanical motion control products. Mr. Stoelting was nominated to our board of directors because of his role as our chief executive officer, which enables him to provide the board with insight based on his day-to-day interactions with our company, and because of his operational expertise. As a management representative on our board of directors, Mr. Stoelting provides an insider's perspective in board discussions about the business and strategic direction of our company.
Donald C. Brown retired in 2017 after a 20-year career at FedEx Corporation. His career includes serving as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer of FedEx Freight from 2008 to 2017, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of FedEx Freight from 2001 to 2008. He also held management positions at FedEx Corporation, FedEx Corporate Services and FedEx Logistics. Prior to joining FedEx, Brown held positions with Caliber System, Inc., Roadway Services, Inc and Ernst & Young. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Davey Tree Expert Company in Kent, Ohio, and the Board of Advisors for Miller Transfer & Rigging in Rootstown, Ohio.
Scott L. Dobak has served as a director of our company since June 2017. Mr. Dobak currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Dicom Transportation Group, where he has been employed since January 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Dobak served in various leadership roles with our company from January 2007 to December 2013, most recently serving as our President - Less-than-Truckload and Transportation Management Solutions. Mr. Dobak was nominated to our board of directors in connection with the Investment Agreement and because of his proven business acumen, his executive and operational experience in the transportation industry, and his familiarity with our business.
Christopher L. Doerr has served as a director of our company since October 2010. Mr. Doerr is currently the sole member of Passage Partners, LLC, a private investment company. Mr. Doerr served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Aviation Holdings, Inc., an aircraft management and charter company, from 2004 to 2014. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Doerr served as Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Karl’s Rental, Inc., a global manufacturer and supplier of portable event structures and related equipment. Prior to that, Mr. Doerr served as President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Leeson Electric Corporation from 1986 to 2001. Mr. Doerr currently serves on the board of directors and compensation committee of Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC), a publicly traded manufacturer of commercial, industrial and HVAC electric motors, electric generators and controls, and mechanical motion control products. Mr. Doerr was nominated to our board of directors because of his proven business acumen and executive and operational experience, having served as the chief executive officer of several companies, and because of his experience on other public company boards of directors.
Christopher W. Jamroz is Executive Chairman of STG Holdings, LLC, a specialty 3PL and transportation services provider. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of CMS Info Systems, Ltd., a secure logistics company. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of GardaWorld Cash Services from 2010 to 2016. Prior to that time, he was at J.P. Morgan Chase in Canada from 2003 to 2010, ultimately serving as the Head of the Corporate Finance practice.
Ralph (“Cody”) W. Kittle III has served as a director of our company since June 2017. Mr. Kittle currently serves as an Investment Professional with Elliott Management Corporation, where he has been employed since August 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Kittle served as an Associate at Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm based in Chicago, and in Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions in the industrial and consumer industries. Mr. Kittle was nominated to our board of directors in connection with the Elliott Management Corporation Investment Agreement and because of his significant business and investment experience across a wide range of industries, including in the transportation and logistics sectors, as well as experience with financial and operational matters for businesses.