Joel McGinley

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Joel McGinley

Joel McGinley has been active in the transportation and technology industry since 1982, leading organizations to achieve industry leader status, and creating tremendous value for shareholders and employees.

In 1988, Joel founded and managed Transportation Carrier Services, a service bureau to the transportation industry. He grew the business to being the largest service bureau in the West and successfully sold the company to DAT Services four years later. At DAT Services, he grew the business 300% in five years, managing the new product development group, mergers and acquisition group and marketing and sales teams.

In 1998 Joel worked closely with the venture capital community to fund a business start up for an online service matching and local business directory, sold to and through national newspaper chains. TownHound/Make and, Inc. achieved national status. A portion of the business was successfully sold.

As President and General Manager of TransCore Commercial Services, Inc., in 2001, Joel led the organization through significant transitions, including moving to Seibel and Oracle based platforms from proprietary systems. Additionally, he led the transition of market position from freight matching centric to multi service platform; participating in several acquisitions to create multi service platform.

Today, Joel is Managing Director of TranStrategy Partners and is ready to guide you through the executive coaching process with a growth and value oriented management style. Joel is comfortable leading a spectrum of companies from as small as 12 employees to organizations as large as 400 employees.

Joel remains highly involved in the transportation industry:

  • Transportation Intermediaries Association
  • American Trucking Associations
  • Truckload Carriers Association
  • Women In Trucking Association
  • Author and Lecturer for various industry publications and conferences (Logistics Journal, Transport Topics, American Shipper, IT Magazine, TIA Conferences, ATA Conferences, National Industrial Transportation League Conferences)