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Upper East Tennessee Chapter of the Safety/Maintenance Management Council
February 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Our Upper East Tennessee Safety/Maintenance Council meet bimonthly to discuss topics of interest and concern to safety and maintenance professionals.
Please join us at our next TTA Safety & Maintenance Council Meeting:
This month we will have Gerry Mead, Phillips Technologies presenting for us on technology trends in our industry.
Gerry Mead joined Phillips Industries in 2017. He previously served as senior vice president of equipment and maintenance of US Xpress, Inc., one of the largest truckload carriers in the United States and has worked for some of the who’s who of the top 100 in the transportation industry; Yellow Freight, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc., Walmart Transportation LLC. and PAM Transport.
Mr. Mead is a respected and highly recognized industry leader with more than two decades of multi-faceted experiences in all sectors of the trucking industry.
Mead is most recognized as an innovator in the transportation industry. He has received several industry accolades including International Service Diamond Club Award-2002, Fleet Maintenance Magazine maintenance scholarship-2012, HDT Magazine Fleet Heavy Duty Trucking Innovator of Year-2016, Tennessee Trucking Association Maintenance Professional of the year-2017 and recognized by Commercial Carrier Journal as a CCJ Innovator-2017.
Gerry is a member of the American trucking Association Technology and Maintenance Council (ATA TMC), Tennessee trucking Association (TTA) and also the United States Marine Corps Motor Transport Association (USMC MTA).
He volunteers as a presenter for the Junior Achievement Program that helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow.
Mr. Mead is an 8 year veteran of the US Marine Corps, where he was awarded several accolades including two Naval Achievement Medals for Maintenance Excellence. When not working, he is an avid hunter and woodsman and also loves being a devoted husband to wife Kristi, and cherished father to his three beautiful daughters and two very large dogs.
Hope to see you at the meeting,
Bobby Allen, Chairman
Clint Robinson, Vice Chair
Robert Benson, Secretary