Here’s a quick introduction to the folks who run STG. It takes a special blend of seasoned pros to run, the only extended service outsourcing brand operating at every major seaport and airport in the United States, offering the combination of Container Freight Services, Contract Logistics Services and Customized Transportation Services to freight forwarders, NVOCCs and Beneﬁcial Cargo Owners.
As CEO, Paul is responsible for the strategic leadership of STG Logistics, working closely with the executive and management teams to oversee business planning, acquisition strategy, operations, sales initiatives, profitability, cash flow and other business goals and objectives.
Paul brings an executive vision honed from a decades-long career with both public and privately held companies in the logistics industry including CEO of Celadon Group, one of North America’s largest asset-based truckload carriers; Chairman and CEO of Farren International, a leading, private-equity backed ﬂatbed trucking company; COO of Pacer International (now XPO Intermodal); and at AlixPartners where he led the Transportation and Logistics consulting practice.
Paul spent his early years with Maersk. He also serves on the board of two PE-backed companies, BDP International and Stella Environmental as well as public company RoadRunner (RRTS). Paul earned a BS degree from Syracuse University and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
As CFO, Geoff manages all ﬁnancial, accounting, and administrative functions for STG Logistics. Geoff gained exceptional industry experience as Chief Strategy Ofﬁcer of Dicom Transportation Group, and as CFO/COO of Inﬁnity Product Group, an omnichannel distribution importer. He also brings a world of logistics, private equity, and legal experience to the STG leadership team with experience gained at Chicago's Kirkland and Ellis, LLP; and Wind Point Partners, STG Logistics' corporate parent. Geoff earned his JD from the University of Southern California.
As Chief Operations Officer, Todd is responsible for operations of all STG-owned locations, overseeing all Container Freight Services (CFS), Contract Logistics Services (CLS) and hybrid models nationwide. He also manages labor planning, operational infrastructure, safety protocols, real estate strategy and facility planning.
Todd joined STG as General Manager of St. George Los Angeles after ﬁve years with Port Logistics Group where he rose through the organization based upon his outstanding service. Todd implemented signiﬁcant changes to STG’s operations in Compton and Long Beach, dramatically improving these prime locations' overall services. He leads by example, setting the standard for exceptional customer service. Todd graduated from the University of Redlands earning a BS in Business and Management, and Business Administration and Management.
As Chief Sales Officer, Dave manages STG’s sales teams, sales budgets and planning, develops brand messaging to clearly communicate the organization’s value, oversees development of marketing and sales materials, monitors marketplace and competitive activity, and communicates with customers to ensure effective business relationships.
Dave previously served as Vice President, Western Region at Stevens Global Logistics. He entered the world of logistics working on the docks at Emery Worldwide in Los Angeles, transitioning from operations to sales, and working his way up through the ranks to become a highly effective senior executive leader. After twenty years in logistics leadership roles, he believes strong partnerships are paramount to any organization's success. Dave earned a BS in Marketing from Penn State.
As Chief Administrative Ofﬁcer & General Counsel, Chase is responsible for STG's legal function, and with the functional responsibility for HR and Risk Management and Safety. Chase joins STG from Celadon where he served as the Executive Vice President of Risk Management, General Counsel, and Secretary.
Chase earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Purdue University and a JD from Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He entered the logistics industry from a private practice where he represented individual and corporate clients.
As VP of Transportation & Logistics, James is responsible for STG’s national IPI transportation network, consisting of CFS agent partners, as well as the company’s contracts for transportation in the intermodal and over-the-road networks.
From 1992-2016, James was a founder of AZ Container Freight Station based in Linden, NJ. He is credited with being one of the original creators of the national IPI transportation network for ocean cargo. He was responsible for building and maintaining AZ's national IPI transportation network and worked closely with the company's technology department to help modernize the way CFS cargo was managed. Prior to that, James was operations manager for Team Express based in Kearny, NJ, one of the top regional domestic freight forwarders, where he managed the organization’s key clients and the company’s transportation network.
As CIO, Sal is responsible for the company’s technological vision, IT strategy, security, product and infrastructure roadmaps. Sal's focus is on M&A integration of technology platforms, improving operational processes to enhance business value, and ensuring that technological resources are aligned with STG’s business needs that generate enterprise value.
Before joining STG, Sal held hands-on leadership roles in healthcare at Cigna; data analytics at Verisk Analytics; and SaaS based solutions at AppNexus. Sal began his career in global multi-tenant warehouse operations at Preferred Freezer Services, before moving into the technology side where he played key roles in supporting, developing, and managing EDI, WMS, TMS and web platforms. Sal’s experience includes building distributed service focused teams in highly complex, resilient and transactional environments. He earned a BA degree from Ramapo College and MBA & MSIS degrees from Stevens Institute of Technology.