Leadership

United Road Leadership

United Road employs the best and brightest in the auto transport industry. The leadership team at United Road is a reflection of the company — a group of highly skilled professionals with the combined experience and commitment to lead nearly 2,000 employees to continued success. As a national leader in auto transport, United Road and its leadership team strive for perfection. To contact any member of the United Road leadership team, please click here or call 800-221-5127.


Mark Anderson

President and CEO

Mark joined United Road in January 2014 as its Chief Operating Officer and was named CEO in 2018. Mark has over 25 years of professional experience spending his career leading several multi-dimensional businesses with significant logistics components, including solid waste collection, fuel distribution and OEM plant services, among others. After starting his career as a CPA, Mark transitioned to operations becoming COO and CEO for different transportation related entities. Mark’s undergraduate degree is from The University of Notre Dame and he also has an MBA from The University of Michigan Ross School of Business.


Dave Gann

Chief Financial Officer

Dave joined United Road as its Chief Financial Officer in charge of finance, treasury, payroll and administration in late 2017. With nearly 20 years of experience in public accounting and in various executive roles with Metaldyne, a global Tier 1 automotive supplier, Dave's been responsible for all financial operations, planning and analysis, corporate divestitures and acquisitions, strategic planning and compliance, among other things. Dave earned his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University.


Matt Cartwright

Chief Information Officer

Matt has served as the company’s Chief Information Officer since 2000 and is the primary inventor of the company’s OVISS operating system. He has been involved with the transportation industry since 1995. Prior to United Road, Matt worked with United Parcel Service in both Operations and Industrial Engineering, where he focused on process improvement and automation. Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Arkansas.


Dave Koster

Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Dave joined United Road in September 2011. He has twenty years experience in multi-disciplinary supply chain roles. He has served as logistics leader for major global companies in the consumer packaged goods, packaging, and chemical sectors. His areas of expertise include managing large scale distribution networks, multimodal transportation, carrier relations, and transportation management system (TMS) design and implementation. Dave holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and an MBA in Operations Management from DePaul University’s Kellstadt School of Business.


Mike Martin

Senior Vice President of Operations - Western U.S. and Canada

Mike has served as the Senior Vice President of the company’s operations for 15 years, focusing on the West, South Central and South Eastern regions. He has been with United Road for 15 years and has over 22 years of experience in the industry holding management positions at several leading logistics and transportation companies. Mike earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in finance law from Portland State University and an MBA from Michigan State’s Eli Broad Graduate School of Management.


Keith Oxenreider

Senior Vice President, Operations - Eastern U.S.

Keith joined United Road in December 2018 as Senior Vice President Operations, concentrating on the Eastern United States. Keith has 15 years of carhaul management experience. He acted as the President/CEO (2011-2018) and President/COO (2010-2011) for Fleet Car Carriers after serving Vice President roles in both strategy and operations. He has been an active member in the professional community, serving on various committees, boards, and councils. Keith is also entrenched in his local community of Denver, CO, actively participating in the Metro Denver Executive Club and the Rocky Mountain Young Presidents Organization, as well as serving in various capacities on the Board and Executive Committee of the St. Anne’s Episcopal School. Mr. Oxenreider, a one-time licensed engineer, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.


Eric Madison

Senior Vice President, People and Safety

Eric joined United Road in April 2012 to lead our Human Resources initiatives. He has over 20 years in trucking; working in industry niches including less-than-truckload, full-truckload, team expedite, flatbed, heavy-haul and over-dimensional freight. Within transportation, Eric has held leadership positions in many disciplines including operations, business development, safety, recruiting, and human resources. Eric holds an undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University and an MBA in Human Resources from Ashland University.


Charles Baxter

Senior Vice President Risk Management

Charles has served as the company’s Senior Vice President of Risk Management since 1998. He oversees and directs the company’s claims management, compliance and safety, and quality and training initiatives. Prior to joining United Road, Charles served as Manager of Environment, Health, and Safety between 1992 and 1998 for United Waste Systems, a waste management company based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Charles earned a Bachelor of Science from Montana State University and a MA from Boston University where he received a Jesse B. Noyes Foundation Fellowship.


Anita Felcher

Vice President of Finance and Controller

Anita has a wide variety of financial experience in several industries, including most recently with The Spar Group as the Corporate Controller. Anita has over 23 years experience with accounting, finance, budgets and other financial responsibilities. Anita began her career a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Walsh College.


Vickey Patterson

Vice President Administration

Vickey has over 20 years of logistics administration experience in the car haul industry. Prior to her current position, she served as Manager of Central Administration and Site Controller for the Northeast region. Between 1990 and 1999, Vickey served as Controller and MIS Director for MPG Transco, a Michigan based transport company. Vickey earned a Bachelor of Arts from Cleary University.


Ryan Kraft

Vice President, Operations and Technology

Ryan has worked for United Road for almost ten years and leads the company’s strategic technology initiatives. Ryan’s experience in the logistics industry has helped United Road utilize technology to increase operational efficiency throughout the organization. He has served in leadership positions in the automotive, logistics, and oil and gas industries in his career, including finance, operations, and technology roles. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University.