ATA Elects Harold Sumerford, Jr. as Vice Chairman

Outgoing Chairman Kevin Burch Receives Red Jacket

ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations’ annual conference culminated on Oct. 24 with the federation’s new chairman, Dave Manning, telling fellow members he will continue to push for greater investments in the country’s freight corridors to improve connectivity.

Promoting the industry’s contributions to safety and the economy also will top his priorities, Manning, president of Tennessee-based TCW Inc., said at the Management Conference & Exhibition. His peers and ATA members welcomed him with a standing ovation at the conference’s closing banquet.

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