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 Customer Service Team

Steve Coenen

Customer Service Team Lead

Stephen Sinclair

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Mike Wajda

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Louis Trautwein

Customer Growth and Development Manager

Adam Williamson

Customer Coordinator

Steve Coenen

Customer Service Team Lead

Stephen Sinclair

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Mike Wajda

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Louis Trautwein

Customer Growth and Development Manager

Adam Williamson

Customer Coordinator

Meet Our Ops Leaders

Larry Minard

Operations Zone Lead - East & West

Nicole Thomsen

Operations Zone Lead - Central

Jeff Meek

Dispatch Team Lead

Larry Minard

Operations Zone Lead - East & West

Nicole Thomsen

Operations Zone Lead - Central

Jeff Meek

Dispatch Team Lead

Meet Our Central Ops Team

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

Joseph Haggas

Senior Carrier Growth & Development Manager

David Haith

Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Greg Eynon

Senior Carrier Coordinator

Payton Nelson

Carrier Coordinator

Josh Horvath

Carrier Coordinator

Joseph Haggas

Senior Carrier Growth & Development Manager

David Haith

Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Greg Eynon

Senior Carrier Coordinator

Payton Nelson

Carrier Coordinator

Josh Horvath

Carrier Coordinator

Meet Our East & West Ops Team

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

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

Jerry Blank

Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Larry Christiansen

Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Chris Gibson

Carrier Coordinator

Craig Wurtz

Carrier Support Specialist

Jerry Blank

Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Larry Christiansen

Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Chris Gibson

Carrier Coordinator

Craig Wurtz

Carrier Support Specialist

Meet Our Dispatch Team

Eric Hay

Senior Carrier Coordinator

Julia Woods

Carrier Support Specialist

Chris Weyrauch

Carrier Support Specialist

Eric Hay

Senior Carrier Coordinator

Julia Woods

Carrier Support Specialist

Chris Weyrauch

Carrier Support Specialist

Meet Our National Accounts Team

Anthony Harder

National Accounts Team Lead

Chet Palmer

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Davonna Comstock

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Andrew Thomas

Customer Coordinator

Chloe Lytle

Customer Coordinator

Anthony Harder

National Accounts Team Lead

Chet Palmer

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Davonna Comstock

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Andrew Thomas

Customer Coordinator

Chloe Lytle

Customer Coordinator

Meet Our Specialized Team

Brennon Geis

Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Chris Lassiter

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Brennon Geis

Carrier Growth & Development Manager

Chris Lassiter

Customer Growth & Development Manager

Meet Our Administrative Team

accounting@batlogistics.com
carriercompliance@batlogistics.com

Kristy Snethen

Accounting & Compliance Team Lead

Rory Strobbe

Accounting & Compliance Support Specialist

Stephanie Reeves

Executive Assistant / HR Generalist

Jasmine Briggins

Accounting Coordinator

Kristy Snethen

Accounting & Compliance Team Lead

Rory Strobbe

Accounting & Compliance Support Specialist

Stephanie Reeves

Executive Assistant / HR Generalist

Jasmine Briggins

Accounting Coordinator