Past Meeting Speakers

Below is a list of individuals who have presented at past meetings of The Machinery Haulers Association.  While the list is not exhaustive, it is indicative of the type and quality of nationally-recognized speakers that TMHA regularly presents to its membership, thus offering them the opportunity hear important and timely ideas and information from both inside and outside the trucking industry.

2018 Notable Speakers

  • Sarah Arteaga – Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Steve Bryan – CEO, Vigillo
  • Tom Cuthbertson – VP, Omnitracs
  • Salem Elnahwy – Chief Technology Officer, Pegasus Transflo
  • David Heller – VP Government Affairs, TCA
  • Tim Hindes – CEO, Stay Metrics
  • John Simms – VP, HNI Risk Services

2017 Notable Speakers

  • Steve Bryan – CEO, Vigillo
  • John Engstom – Stifel Equity Research
  • Blake Gasca – CEO, MuHu, Inc.
  • David Heller – VP of Government Affairs, TCA
  • Sgt. Anne Maxson – Inspector, Wisconsin State Patrol
  • Mark Osterle – FMCSA Wisconsin Div. Administrator
  • John Seidl – Integrated Risk Solutions
  • Jonathan Stringer – Assistant VP of Claims, Great West Casualty
  • Luke Wachtel – VP of Transportation/Logistics, Telogis

2016 Notable Speakers

    • The Honorable Terry Branstad – Governor of Iowa ( now U.S. Ambassador to China)
    • Rebecca Brewster –  American Transportation Research Institute
    • Jeff Davis – Fleet Safety Services
    • Dennis J. Goldford – Drake University Dept. of PolySci
    • Dr. Ernie Goss – Professor of Economics – Creighton University
    • Shirley McGuire – FMCSA, Iowa Office
    • Collin Mooney – CVSA Executive Director
    • Ed Tibbets, Political Reporter, Quad Cities Times
    • Tim Wiseman – Scopelitis Law Firm

2015 Notable Speakers

    • Mark Barber, Esq. – Baker Donelson Law Firm
    • Greg Feary, Esq. & Robert Henry, Esq. – Scopelitis Law Firm
    • Steve Keppler – Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
    • Larry Minor – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    • Shirley McGuire – FMCSA, Iowa Office
    • David Ross – Stifel Nicolaus & Company
    • William Strauss – Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
    • Alrik Svenson – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

2014 Notable Speakers

    • Brian Fielkow – JetCo Delivery
    • Dan Gunderson – American Petroleum Institute
    • David Heller – Truckload Carriers Association
    • Dave Rusate – GE Capital
    • Rod Suarez – American Trucking Associations
    • David Yepsen – Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

2013 Notable Speakers

    • The Honorable Terry Branstad – Governor of Iowa
    • Greg Feary, Esq. – Scopelitis Law Firm
    • Sean Garney – American Trucking Associations
    • Howard Kastrinsky, Esq. – King & Ballow Law Firm
    • Bill Northey – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture
    • Mark Oesterle – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    • John Teeple – Deere & Company

2012 Notable Speakers

    • Doug Ball – Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association
    • Rebecca Brewster – American Transportation Research Institute 
    • Robert Henry, Esq. – Scopelitis Law Firm
    • Rebecca Kleefisch – Lt. Governor of Wisconsin
    • Tim Lynch – Morgan Lewis
    • Bill Quade – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    • Boyd Stephenson – American Trucking Associations
    • David Yepsen – Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

2011 Notable Speakers

    • Anne Ferro – Administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    • Bobby Schilling – U.S. Congressman (Illinois)
    • Ryan Scott – Consumer Energy Alliance
    • Dave Sykuta – Illinois Petroleum Council