Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference & Expo: Meet Our Team at Booth #226!

TransForce Group Staff Gears Up for the Accelerate! Conference & Expo in Dallas.


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The trucking industry conference season is in full swing, and our next stop is the Accelerate! Conference & Expo presented by Women in Trucking. TransForce Group leaders will be on-site September 30-October 2, 2019 in Dallax, TX.

Meet the team

Below are the team members who will be representing the TransForce Group at Accelerate! Be sure to stop by booth #226 to say hello and learn more about our services, including TACC, our recently launched one-stop DOT audit solution.



Danielle Bansch, National Account Manager

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What my title means: I focus on building and maintaining strong relationships with key national accounts.

How long I’ve been with TransForce: 9.5 years

What I like most about working for TransForce: Our commitment to higher standards for our drivers, students and customers. I am always impressed by our ability to remain focused on the future while never straying from our core values.

Fun fact: I am a mother to a beautiful 6 year old daughter and an energetic 2 year old son. I was raised in Charleston, SC and have a lifelong obsession with the beaches there. When I am not working you can typically find me at Folly Beach searching for sharks teeth.

Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn



Melissa Rogers, Regional Director

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What my title means: I have a multi-market focus in sales, operations and recruiting aspects of the business.

How long I’ve been with TransForce: 4 years

What I like most about working for TransForce: The ability to support multiple business groups and provide clients and drivers with multiple options to support their needs.

Fun fact: I’m a sports fanatic! I’m fans of the Chicago Cubs, Florida Gators and Tennessee Titans.

Connect with Melissa on LinkedIn







Kim Castagnetta, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing 

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What my title means: I focus on the value we provide to our customers and drivers, and the best way we can connect them with solutions making sure TransForce Group stays the Driver’s Choice and the Carrier’s Advantage.

How long I’ve been with TransForce: 2 years

What I like most about working for TransForce: Our commitment to safety and bringing high touch value to customers and drivers.

Fun fact: I am a huge English Premier League fan, and will be attending my first matches in England this fall.

Connect with Kim on LinkedIn






Jon Thomas, Regional Sales Manager

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What my title means: I help clients mitigate safety risks, diversify their current recruiting efforts and present solutions that ultimately adds money to their bottom line.

How long I’ve been with TransForce: 4 years

What I like most about working for TransForce: TransForce is an exciting place to work! We set the standard by our commitment to safety along with our willingness to be innovative by diversifying the solutions we offer to the market.

Fun fact: I’m an avid guitar player and have actually played in several bands!

Connect with Jon on LinkedIn





John LaVelle, National Solutions Specialist

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What my title means: My focus is to develop and apply solutions related to management and control of regulatory compliance, use of internal data for fleet optimization, and transportation labor strategies and planning. My emphasis is on clients who operate multiple sites in a variety of geographic markets.

How long I’ve been with TransForce: 1 year and 10 months

What I like most about working for TransForce: TransForce is a dynamic, rapidly growing company that offers great opportunity to express professional creativity and problem-solving. This creates tremendous value for our clients…that’s fun.

Fun fact: My wife and I take great joy in our kids, grandkids, our home and our horses.

Connect with John on LinkedIn




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