David Manning Biography

Dave Manning is President of TCW based in Nashville, TN. TCW was founded in 1948 as a small family-owned warehousing business serving the finished tobacco industry. After joining TCW in 1985, Dave was instrumental in leading the growth of the company from a single terminal to a diversified transportation enterprise with more than 600 employees and revenue in excess of $80 million. Today TCW offers a network of diversified transportation services throughout the southeast. Services include intermodal operations, consolidation and distribution, dedicated transportation, specialized transportation, and warehousing. TCW is still family owned and operated by the third generation of the George family.

Dave is currently second vice chairman of the American Trucking Associations, the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation�s freight.

Dave has served in many roles in the Tennessee Trucking Association, the American Trucking Association, and the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). He currently serves as co-chair of the Truck Pac for TTA, and as a Board member of IANA. He also has served for the past ten years as a member on the nine-member Intermodal Interchange Executive Committee which administers the Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement which is used as the standard interchange agreement for the intermodal industry. Dave serves as the Chairman of the newly formed North American Chassis Pool Cooperative.

Dave graduated Summa cum Laude from Tennessee Technology University in Cookeville, TN with a BS in Business Management. He married his junior high school sweetheart, Betsy, in 1975. They have two children and four grandchildren.