20 Arena Way Ste 2, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
877 - BAT - TRUX

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Meet Our Executive Team

Shawn Rorie

Chairman of the Board / Founder

Jarrod Marinello

Vice President of the Board / Co-Founder

Ashley Jankowski

Chief Executive Officer

Ralph Blank

Vice President of Operations

Shawn Rorie

Chairman of the Board / Founder

Shawn began his transportation career in 1995 with one of the largest 3PL providers in the world. He brings both Sales and Operations experience to BAT Logistics. Prior to co-founding BAT Logistics in 2008, he was a Senior Manager for the largest railroad in the U.S. He is responsible for overall operations, financial management, and revenue generation. Shawn is a Veteran of the U.S. Army and he obtained his B.S. in Aviation Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL. When he is not working he enjoys family time, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, and other outdoor activities. He also enjoys Tennessee Football and is a BIG fan!

Jarrod Marinello

Vice President of the Board / Co-Founder

Jarrod is a graduate of Marketing and International Business at the University of Central Florida. Within his 10 years experience in Transportation, Marinello has already held positions such as Branch Manager, Director, and Sales Manager with various Fortune 500 logistics companies. He is responsible for sales generation and marketing activities in the United States and Canada. When Jarrod is not working he likes to spend time watching Steven Seagal movies, playing tennis and thinking about his favorite customers.

Ashley Jankowski

Chief Executive Officer

Ashley began her transportation career in 2005 with a local trucking company where she quickly learned she had found her love. As a Business Graduate from Metro Community College, she easily advanced from Safety to Operations and later to Customer Service and Sales, and learned every aspect of the industry. She joined BAT Logistics in May of 2010 as a broker and quickly advanced. She took on the role as the Operations Manager in October 2012, and General Manager in January 2014. She currently oversees every aspect of the business as the Vice President. When Ashley is not at BAT she enjoys spending time with family, going on local adventures, and traveling.

Ralph Blank

Vice President of Operations

Ralph Blank began with BAT Logistics in June of 2011. He took on his role as Operations Manager in December 2015, and Vice President of Operations in 2021. He graduated from the University of Omaha with his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He is married to his best friend and together they have two daughters. When not at BAT, Ralph enjoys playing basketball and spending time with family. He also spends time working with a non-profit organization and doing service work in the community.

Meet Our Sales Team

Adam Williamson

Customer Sales

Adam Williamson

Customer Sales

Meet Our Customer Service Team

Anthony Harder

Customer Service Team Lead

Stephen Sinclair

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Mike Wajda

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Louis Trautwein

Senior Customer Coordinator

Nick Schmitt

Senior Customer Support Specialist

Anthony Harder

Customer Service Team Lead

Stephen Sinclair

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Mike Wajda

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Louis Trautwein

Senior Customer Coordinator

Nick Schmitt

Senior Customer Support Specialist

Meet Our Central Ops Team

centralops@batlogistics.com
Central Operations: 712-256-7152
Central Dispatch: 712-256-7137

Steve Coenen

Operations Team Lead

Nicole Thomsen

Operations Zone Lead

Joseph Haggas

Senior Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Jeff Meek

Dispatch Team Lead

Payton Nelson

Carrier Coordinator

Chris Gibson

Carrier Coordinator

David Haith

Carrier Growth and Development Manager

Julia Woods

Carrier Support Specialist

Steve Coenen

Operations Team Lead

Nicole Thomsen

Operations Zone Lead

Joseph Haggas

Senior Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Jeff Meek

Dispatch Team Lead

Payton Nelson

Carrier Coordinator

Chris Gibson

Carrier Coordinator

David Haith

Carrier Growth and Development Manager

Julia Woods

Carrier Support Specialist

Meet Our West Ops Team

westops@batlogistics.com
West Operations: 712-256-7163
West Dispatch: 712-256-7161

Larry Christiansen

Carrier Growth and Development Manager

Larry Minard

Carrier Growth and Development Manager

Greg Eynon

Senior Carrier Coordinator

Mike Duncan

Carrier Coordinator

Craig Wurtz

Carrier Support Specialist

Josh Horvath

Carrier Support Specialist

Larry Christiansen

Carrier Growth and Development Manager

Larry Minard

Carrier Growth and Development Manager

Greg Eynon

Senior Carrier Coordinator

Mike Duncan

Carrier Coordinator

Craig Wurtz

Carrier Support Specialist

Josh Horvath

Carrier Support Specialist

Meet Our East Ops Team

eastops@batlogistics.com
East Operations: 712-256-7158
East Dispatch: 712-256-7147

Jerry Blank

Operations Zone Lead

Nick Leigh

Senior Carrier Specialist

Eric Hay

Senior Carrier Coordinator

Jacob Johnson

Carrier Coordinator

Tim Sabaliauskas

Carrier Support Specialist

Jerry Blank

Operations Zone Lead

Nick Leigh

Senior Carrier Specialist

Eric Hay

Senior Carrier Coordinator

Jacob Johnson

Carrier Coordinator

Tim Sabaliauskas

Carrier Support Specialist

Meet Our National Accounts Team

Chet Palmer

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Mike Vetsch

Customer Coordinator

Davonna Comstock

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Trey Abel

Customer Support Specialist

Adam Westby

Senior Customer Support Specialist

Andrew Thomas

Customer Coordinator

Richemond Engone

Customer Support Specialist

Chet Palmer

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Mike Vetsch

Customer Coordinator

Davonna Comstock

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Trey Abel

Customer Support Specialist

Adam Westby

Senior Customer Support Specialist

Andrew Thomas

Customer Coordinator

Richemond Engone

Customer Support Specialist

Meet Our Specialized Team

Brennon Geis

Carrier Growth and Development Manager

Chris Lassiter

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Brennon Geis

Carrier Growth and Development Manager

Chris Lassiter

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Meet Our Administrative Team

accounting@batlogistics.com
carriercompliance@batlogistics.com

Kristy Snethen

Accounting & Compliance Team Lead

Chloe Perez

Senior Accounting Coordinator

Rory Strobbe

Accounting & Compliance Support Specialist

Stephanie Reeves

Executive Assistant / HR Generalist

Kristy Snethen

Accounting & Compliance Team Lead

Chloe Perez

Senior Accounting Coordinator

Rory Strobbe

Accounting & Compliance Support Specialist

Stephanie Reeves

Executive Assistant / HR Generalist