Aim Transportation Solutions is excited to announce the promotion of Joseph Hodges to Mobile Applications Engineer. Joseph started with Aim in 2013, as a Junior Engineer, and every day since he has proven how vital he is to Aim’s MIS team and Aim’s overall mission.
In Joe’s new position, the major focus will be leading the development of the Aim Navigator iOS app, as well as training and overseeing any junior iOS developers brought onto the project. It will be his responsibilities to suggest and oversee any new technologies brought into the iOS app and keeping the iOS Aim Navigator app up to date with the latest technologies Apple brings to the platform.
“Along with this new responsibility, I will also continue to rotate between various technologies, applications, and problem spaces at Aim,” Joe said.
Aim Transportation Solutions is thrilled to announce the promotion of Jill Forame Guy to Process Improvement Specialist. Jill started her career with Aim in 1987 as a receptionist. She worked as a receptionist for a few years then made the move over to the accounting department and has been there ever since.
During Jill’s time at Aim, she has worked in many different areas and along with many different apartments. She has loved the people that she has been able to meet along the way.
In Jill’s new role, she will be working to see where Aim can make changes or improvements in challenging areas.
Aim Transportation Solutions is excited to announce the promotion of Alexander Smith to Mobile Applications Engineer.
Alexander graduated from Youngstown State University in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and started his career with Aim three years ago as an intern.
In his new position, Alexander will be responsible for managing the Android Aim Navigator app. That includes, but not limited to, producing new features, improving performance, and keeping up with the latest Android policy changes.
Aim Transportation Solutions is delighted to declare Jessica Albert's well-deserved promotion to the position of Senior Warranty Manager. Jessica embarked on her journey with Aim in 2015, diligently advancing through the ranks, initially starting as a Warranty Clerk.
Jessica's daily responsibilities involve supervising the warranty department's operations and collaborating with field personnel to maximize warranty-related revenue recovery. Additionally, she plays a crucial role in facilitating company claim submissions.
Jessica says her favorite part about working at Aim is that everyone works together and everyone is willing to help out. Without one, the other wouldn’t be able to do their job.
Aim Transportation Solutions is thrilled to announce the promotion of Matt Walker to Regional Maintenance Director. Matt started his career with Aim as a diesel mechanic; from there, he was promoted to shop foreman, then warranty manager, and now holds the title of Regional Maintenance Director.
Matt always enjoyed working with things hands-on, which set him on the path to becoming a diesel mechanic.
“Matt has been exceptional in every position he has held within the company,” said Director of Maintenance East, Steve Shacklock. “His ability to lead and grow a team will fit well with the members of Region 2.”
Aim Transportation Solutions is pleased to announce the promotion of Dean Kennedy to Director of Warranty and Training. Dean brings 33 years of industry experience, and in those 33 years, Dean has worn many hats on both the warranty and maintenance side that have helped him get to where he is today.
Beginning with Aim in 2018 as a repair advocate, Dean has routinely proven himself vital to Aim and the service we provide our valued customers. It wasn’t long before this was reflected in a promotion to Corporate Training Manager, the role he held prior to his well-deserved promotion.
Aim Transportation Solutions is thrilled to announce the promotion of Kory Stoudt to Senior Corporate Training Manager.
As Senior Corporate Training Manager, Kory will oversee the day-to-day training tasks including corporate and regional training while providing field tech support to all of Aim’s technicians.
Kory loves working at Aim because the company allows him to further his career through continued education, and he gets great support from his managers and management.
Since joining Aim Transportation Solutions, Justin Torgerson has proven to be an elite diesel technician, and so it is with great pleasure we announce his well-deserved promotion to service manager.
Justin began his career with Aim in 2008 as a diesel mechanic. From there, he entered Aim’s apprenticeship program and was promoted to working foreman in March of 2021.
“I grew up working on cars and trucks as a child with my father,” Justin said when asked why he decided to become a diesel mechanic. “I always wanted to go into something like being a diesel mechanic. I have always liked working with heavy machinery.”
Aim Transportation Solutions is thrilled to announce that Ron Bourque has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President of Safety and Risk Management. Since joining Aim in 2015, Ron has been instrumental in further solidifying the company’s safety-first culture and ensuring Aim is operating in the safest manner possible for the betterment of its employees and customers.
Ron, a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in finance, learned the industry from the ground up. He entered the field in 2002, and has since held a variety of roles in different areas of the transportation industry. This set the stage for Ron to join Aim as the Director of Regional Logistics. His unwavering commitment to compliance and operating safely would lead him to being promoted to Vice President of Safety in 2017.
Aim Transportation Solutions is pleased to announce that Eric Samp has been promoted to Vice President of Used Trucks. In this elevated role, Eric will continue to drive Aim’s used commercial truck sales while maintaining the company’s stellar reputation for selling affordable, reliable and efficient pre-owned vehicles.
Since coming on board in 2018 as Director of Used Trucks, Eric’s innovation, steadfast leadership, vast experience and natural business acumen have been vital to the rapid rise and success of Aim’s used truck sales over the last five years. And in the used truck industry, those five years have been anything but easy.
During this time, Eric has not only grown and expanded Aim’s used truck sales to record heights, he’s been instrumental in helping the company weather unprecedented events like the pandemic, when used truck sales nationwide all but flatlined, and the eventual rebound, when the market caught fire and demand was nearly impossible to meet.