John Pope is a Chairman with information technology and business background / passion. As many in our industry are, Pope is a generational leader - raised in the family business – joining in 1985 and filling multiple roles within the company and learning a wide spectrum of skills. Pope’s continued responsibilities are in technology applied in the business and long-range planning with an emphasis on innovations that drive efficiencies and improve company operations. Pope has served on numerous boards of directors for non-profits and industry organizations, including the Truckload Carrier Association, American Trucking Association and the North Carolina Trucking Association. Pope graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a BS in Business Administration, Management and Information Systems.