Kevin Burch Biography

President of Jet Express, Inc.

Kevin has over 44 years of experience in the trucking industry, including LTL, TL, Air Freight and consolidation. Since 1990, he has been President of Jet Express, Inc., as well as a partner in the company. Under Kevin's leadership, Jet Express currently has 90 company drivers, 230 owner-operators and 600 trailers. The company handles up to 400 truckloads per day throughout the United States, primarily for the "just-in-time" automotive industry. Providing excellent service, the company was awarded the prestigious "Worldwide Supplier Award" 3 consecutive years from General Motors. The company was awarded "Supplier of the Year" for 2011, the only truckload supplier in North America to receive this award. In 2015, Jet Express received the prestigious Ryder Carrier Quality Award.

Kevin is currently the immediate past chairman of the board of the American Trucking Associations as well as the Chairman of the ATA Executive Committee, 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. Kevin is past-chairman of the Truckload Carrier's Association.

Kevin has been an active member of the American Trucking Associations since 1990. He serves on the Infrastructure Funding Task Force, the Executive Committee, the Strategic Priorities Committee, the Membership, Committee, the Revenue Committee, the Compensation Committee, the Labor and Regulatory Policy Committee and is a member of the ATA Litigation Center. Kevin is on the selection committee for LEAD ATA, is past-chairman of its Communications and Image Policy Committee, and serves as vice chairman of the executive committee of the Trucking Moves America Forward image movement. He is a Trustee of the Ohio Trucking Association, a steering committee member of the Dayton Logistics Council, a member of the Miami Valley Transportation Club in Dayton, Ohio, a member of the Board of Directors of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, and is involved in numerous committees including the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission. Kevin is very active with the local Boy Scouts of America and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, DC. Kevin is a hands-on leader who believes in team sharing on all projects; i.e.: "drivers drive the company." He acquired his Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in September, 2008. Kevin in 2014 received the prestigious Mike Russell Trucking Industry Image Award, and in 2015, Jet Express, Inc. received the esteemed Dayton Chamber of Commerce Corporate Partner Award, the John H. Patterson Award, and most recently the Ohio Trucking Association’s Hall of Honor award.