Tom Grojean Jr
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Grojean is responsible for setting the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. He oversees driver recruiting efforts and the accounting, administration and finance functions. He has enjoyed a successful 20+ year career in the trucking industry as a part of the Hirschbach organization.
Mr. Grojean joined what was a family business in 1995 as CFO, and led the successful acquisition of Hirschbach Motor Lines in 1997, becoming its President. He was responsible for all aspects of the organization, and significantly improved the operation by upgrading the quality of freight and implementing tighter cost controls. Mr. Grojean served as President until he became CEO in 2001.
As Chairman, Mr. Grojean has led the organization through difficult economic times, significantly improved operating profits and led the integration of several acquisitions. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Grojean served as a divisional Controller for several divisions of KB Home Corporation. Mr. Grojean is a CPA (inactive) and graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor in Business Administration. He also received his MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
Tom has been married over 25 years and has two sons. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, skiing, reading and travel. He is member of the YPO/WPO organization and volunteers in development efforts for several local charities.