NEMF is pleased to announce the promotion of John McKenna to the position of Director of Operations for New England Motor Freight.
John began his trucking career at Carolina Freight working as an inbound supervisor and Operations Manager. He left there to become a terminal manager at BSP Transport in 1995. He joined NEMF in May of 2000 as the terminal manager in North Reading and worked in that role until September of 2002 when he was elevated to his current position of Regional Operations Manager for the New England Region.
John is a dedicated and proven manager who has taken the lead on many company-wide initiatives in the areas of operations, process improvement and several IT related projects. He was the recipient of the Arlene Shevell award in 2012 which recognizes those workers who display an unmatched level of dedication to the company.
John was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association where he serves on the legislative committee.
John resides in Litchfield, New Hampshire with his wife Melissa and their three children. He serves on the board for Litchfield Girls Softball and on the fundraising committee for Campbell Football. He enjoys coaching, where his daughter’s team competed in the softball World Series the last two summers. John attended the University of Massachusetts – Boston where he studied Criminal Justice.