Leadership

Steven L. Rubin

Chief Executive Officer

With 25 years in the intermodal and container shipping industries, Mr. Rubin is deeply familiar with ITSTL’s business and customers. His experience includes serving as CEO of TRAC Intermodal, the largest chassis owner and lessor in the U.S., and Group Vice President Operations and Logistics at Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” Line), one of Japan’s big three shipping lines. Most recently, he served as CEO of Horizon Lines, a SeaLand successor company and the largest U.S. domestic container shipping line until its sale last month to Matson Navigation. Mr. Rubin served as a Director of the Intermodal Association of North America for six years, and Chairman of that organization in 2011. In the mid-2000s, Mr. Rubin served on the Executive Committee of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association, a trade association that owns Consolidated Chassis Management, the largest pure chassis pool-management company in the U.S. Mr. Rubin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School with a B.A. in History and B.S. in Economics, respectively. He received his M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University, and obtained a CPA license in New York.

William ‘Bill’ Hamlin

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Hamlin has decades of steamship, intermodal, equipment, depot and labor management experience. He was most recently COO of Horizon Lines; President of the Americas Division at APL; head of APL’s marine terminal business Eagle Marine; and various equipment management positions at SeaLand. He was a Board member of the Pacific Maritime Association, the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, and the University of Denver Intermodal Transportation Institute; he was also Chairman of OCEMA and Co-Chairman of the Intermodal Freight Transportation Working Group together with USDOT. Mr. Hamlin earned his B.S. from the University of Maine.

Ron Teague

Group Vice President – In-Terminal Services

With 37 years of experience in the transportation industry, Mr. Teague has been with In-Terminal Services since 1988. Throughout his more than 25 years with the company, Mr. Teague has held positions as Regional Manager and Regional Vice President. Prior to joining In-Terminal Services, he spent 10 years in terminal operations with the MOPAC, Santa Fe and Southern Pacific railroads, where he held Assistant Terminal Manager and Terminal Manager positions.

Rene Etcharren

Group Senior Vice President – ConGlobal Industries

With over 25 years of experience in the transportation industry, Mr. Etcharren has extensive operating, business development and international expertise. He was formerly ConGlobal Industries’ Senior Vice President Operations, responsible for all operations, including governmental affairs and partnership relationships in Latin America. Prior to ConGlobal Industries, Mr. Etcharren was Vice President for Container-Care International, responsible for developing container terminal operations in Mexico and Latin America. Mr. Etcharren received a BBA in International Business from The University of Texas at Austin.

Tony Schrader

Group Vice President – American Auto Works

With 25 years of experience in the auto handling business, Mr. Schrader has extensive operating experience with automobile facilities, new car loading and unloading facilities, contract switching, and auto plant site loading and shuttling operations. As a co-owner, Mr. Schrader sold his business—now rebranded as American Auto Works—to ITS ConGlobal in 2011. Prior to American Auto Works, Mr. Schrader managed Norfolk Southern’s Kansas City Mixing Center, the largest facility of its kind at the time, processing nearly one million automobiles a year.

Marc Bumgarner

Vice President Sales & Marketing

With 25 years of experience in the transportation industry, Mr. Bumgarner began his career at Santa Fe Railroad in the Intermodal Business Unit, and went on to hold positions in strategic planning, pricing and business development. He most recently served as Vice President of Strategic Planning & Acquisitions at Matson Logistics. With In-Terminal Services since 2012, Mr. Bumgarner graduated from Northwestern University and Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Tom Montagino

Vice President Environmental Health & Safety

With over 16 years of experience in multiple industries, Mr. Montagino has implemented best practice EH&S programs that reduced incident rates and losses for global companies. His areas of expertise in the EH&S field include behavior-based safety, mobile equipment safety, and loss reduction. Mr. Montagino is a Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with an MS in Safety Management from West Virginia University, an MBA from Philadelphia University, and a BS from Indiana University in Pennsylvania.

Brian Mellen

Vice President Technology

With over 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, Mr. Mellen has extensive expertise running technology initiatives, including technical and network operations, as well as software programming and design. He was formerly ConGlobal Industries’ CTO. Prior to ConGlobal Industries, Mr. Mellen was an Information Technology Specialist, responsible for developing and integrating transportation and logistics software. Mr. Mellen received a BS in Accounting and Finance from Carroll College.

Paul Kleppetsch

General Counsel

Mr. Kleppetsch joined ITS in August 2015. Most recently, he was a partner with Cassiday Schade LLP in its Chicago office, where he concentrated his practice in the areas of construction, product liability and transportation defense. His practice included litigation in both the state and federal levels. Mr. Kleppetsch received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School, and he holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from The University of Dayton.

Dominic Myrand

Vice President Human Resources

Dominic joined ITS in January 2017 and has responsibility for the company’s overall Human Resources strategy and operations, including Generalist support, Compensation, Benefits, Staffing, Talent Management, and Training & Development. Prior to joining ITS, Dom was Sr. Vice President – Human Resources at American Tire Distributors, the largest North American distributor of automobile and commercial truck replacement tires. He previously held HR leadership positions at consumer product companies (The Hain Celestial Group, Hostess Brands, and Pepsi Bottling Group) and in several manufacturing industries. He holds Bachelor’s (Personnel Administration) and Master’s (Labor and Industrial Relations) degrees from Michigan State University.

Donald Tomes, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

With over 25 years of progressive experience in multiple industries, Mr. Tomes is responsible for the overall financial and accounting strategy of the company. Prior to joining the organization, he was a CFO in the trucking and logistics industry and was the Executive Vice President at Bradner Central Company. Mr. Tomes is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. He received his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Operations Management from DePaul University, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago.