David Broome

David Broome

Executive Chairman

David is Executive Chairman of TransForce. He founded TransForce, Inc. ias a staffing and recruiting firm for the transportation industry, helping place CDL drivers with motor carriers throughout North America. Today the company serves +3,000 companies in the transportation and logistics industry with marketing solutions, recruitment and staffing services, and innovative recruitment technology: TF1. 

Prior to TransForce, David served as a Sales Executive in the transportation industry with three different Fortune 500 transportation and trucking companies. During the infancy of TransForce, Inc., David was nominated for a number of Entrepreneur of the Year and growth awards; and has since become widely known as a cutting-edge leader in the transportation workforce industry. David is a University of Tennessee graduate with a degree in Transportation and Logistics. 

Dennis Cooke

Dennis Cooke

President and CEO

Dennis is President and CEO of TransForce. Previously, as President, Fleet Management Solutions (FMS), a multi-billion-dollar division of Ryder System, Inc., he transformed a no-growth business into a growth-oriented, innovative, and agile organization. He revitalized FMS by establishing a collaborative culture with an incentive structure tied to cross-functional team performance, creating an agile and innovative product development organization, reorganizing the sales organization and training process, and enhancing customer satisfaction. 

Dennis has experience as a leader across three industries (Healthcare, Security, Transportation and Logistics). He currently is on the Board of Advisors of Purdue Electrical & Computer Engineering. Dennis holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago. He also has Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. 

Joe Dolan

Joe Dolan

President, Employment Solutions

Joe currently serves as President of Employment Solutions. He joined TransForce, Inc. in 1999 as the General Manager of the Alexandria branch and was appointed Director of Operations for the company in 2005, and SVP in 2006. Joe has been instrumental in the company’s evolution. He has led and implemented more than 10 crucial acquisitions resulting in consistent double-digit growth and market expansion. 

Prior to joining TransForce, Joe spent seven years as the General Manager for The Airport Connection where he logistically operated the ground transportation for the Baltimore Washington International Airport. 

Joe is a Towson State/Widener graduate with a degree in Business Management. 

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Chuck Hodges

President, Education and Training Division

Chuck Hodges is President of the Education and Training Division, a role he’s held since August 2022.  He and his team run The CDL School, Troops Into Transportation, and the United States Truck Driving School, graduatinging thousands of new CDL drivers each year for the Transportation Industry.  

Before joining TransForce, Chuck was the Executive Director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Program, where he worked with employers and military installations to connect thousands of Transitioning Service Members and Military Spouses with career opportunities. 

Chuck is a retired US Army Infantry Colonel, having served 27 years on active duty, completing his career as Joint Base Commander of Joint Base Lewis McChord - the largest operational joint base in the Department of Defense. He commanded at multiple levels including leading 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry as part of the Army’s first Stryker Brigade Combat Team.  

He holds a Master's Degree in Instructional Systems from the University of Central Florida, a Master's Degree in Public Communication from American University, a Master's Degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Central Florida. 

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Craig Ferguson

President, Digital Recruiting & Recruiting Operations

Craig Ferguson is a former NHL player, turned entrepreneur. Born into a family trucking business, Craig began working with drivers and running logistics operations at an early age. He launched Drive360 in 2014 - a driver recruiting firm that gained much success across the United States for its ability to competitively find and hire drivers and diesel mechanics for carriers nationwide. Drive360 was acquired by TransForce in 2019, allowing the business to scale its reach even further. 

Craig has an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Yale University. 

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Stu MacFarlane

President, TF1 and Chief Marketing Officer

Stu MacFarlane is Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for TransForce. Previously, he served as CMO at Internet Brands Health, which includes WebMD, Demandforce, Officite, iMatrix and Vitals.  In addition to leading marketing efforts, Stu was responsible for launching new consumer health businesses, including the recent launches of WebMD Care, WebMDRx, and WebMD Labs. Prior to Internet Brands, Stu was EVP of Product and Marketing at YP, the spin-out of the AT&T Yellow Pages, where he helped build the digital business before selling the company.  Stu has founded multiple companies, including iChange, a health-related social media service that was acquired by Herbalife in 2011, and Insider Pages, a consumer review site that was acquired by Citysearch in 2007. Early in his career, Stu worked at Bain & Company and SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals. 

Stu holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters. 

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Derek Yung

Chief Financial Officer

Derek Yung is Chief Financial Officer for TransForce. He comes from Wine.com, the nation’s leading online wine retailer, where he served as CFO. Derek has a long history of impactful CFO roles, including with eHealth, an omnichannel health insurance marketplace, and Hotwire of Expedia Group, which offers travelers deep discounts on hotels, cars and flights. He has also held CFO and senior finance roles with Nextag and LeapFrog Enterprises. 
 
Derek has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University. 

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John Gleason

Chief Operating Officer

John Gleason is Chief Operating Officer at TransForce, having previously held the role of Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to joining TransForce, John was the Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer at Ryder for 12 years. His responsibilities included developing the strategy and execution for all sales activities for all 3 Divisions and International Operations made up of 650+ associates. Additionally, John has over 26 years in the Automotive Retail Market industry. 

John holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana. 

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Doug Cunningham

Chief Product Officer

Doug Cunningham is Chief Product Officer of TransForce. He comes from Monster.com where he served as Chief Digital Officer overseeing a digital transformation and creating an integrated product and technology roadmap. As a result, Doug has a clear understanding of the staffing and recruiting business, and in particular, the specifics of the truck driver recruiting process. 

Doug has a BS from Lehigh University and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. 

Diana Poss

Diana Poss

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Theresa Russel

Chief Sales Officer

Theresa Russel is Chief Sales Officer for TransForce and she has been with the company since 2022. Boasting 30 years of experience within the Heavy Truck Retail Space, Theresa’s most recent roles were Vice President of North American Sales Channels and Sales Operations at ADP Dealer Services, VP Sales Enablement at DealerSocket. 

Theresa holds a Bachelor’s degree from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio). 

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Jillian Hunt

Chief Legal Officer

Jason Arnold

Jason Arnold

Chief Information Officer

Jason Arnold joined TransForce in 2015 as Chief Information Officer. Prior to his role at TransForce, Jason founded and led his own company, InPower, LLC, where he demonstrated his acumen for business and technology. Under his leadership, InPower, LLC thrived and made significant contributions to the IT landscape. With more than twenty-five years of leadership experience providing technology solutions and guidance for top-tier organizations, Jason is known for his ability to quickly identify and diagnose technology impediments while enabling companies to refine their internal processes.

Al Hanley

Al Hanley

Executive Chairman, Education & Training Division

Al joined TransForce in 2019, when his company The CDL School was acquired by TransForce.  Al developed this national CDL educational platform in 1997 and has grown it to be a nationally recognized, full-service commercial truck driving school. 

The CDL School is also the founder and leader of Troops Into Transportation, an initiative that is in partnership with the U.S. Government to create truck driving jobs for transitioning and veteran status service members.  

Al is based in Miami, Florida and has a degree from Boston College.