Press Release

ATA Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team

Oct 23, 2023

Washington – Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear announced several updates to senior leadership positions within the organization. The new alignment will enable greater collaboration and a streamlined reporting structure among ATA’s leaders, departments, and staff, demonstrating ATA’s commitment to providing maximum value to its wide-ranging, growing membership base and the overall Federation.


  • Bill Sullivan will assume the role of Chief Public Affairs and Advocacy Officer, overseeing Legislative Affairs, Regulatory Policy, and the Office of Public Affairs.  


  • Megan Masitto will continue to serve as Chief Financial Officer. In addition to financial oversight, Masitto will now oversee Transport Topics.


  • Rich Pianka will assume the role of Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel. Pianka will continue to oversee ATA’s Legal Affairs, Litigation Center, and Board Governance, and he will remain Assistant Secretary of ATA.  


  • Sarah Rajtik will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer, overseeing Industry Affairs, Human Resources, MIS, Events, Creative Services, and Membership.  


“Over the past seven years, we have built a first-class advocacy association by aligning our team with member priorities, being strategic and transparent, and ultimately putting wins on the board that deliver measurable returns on investment for our membership,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. “With an eye on future growth and success, these changes to our senior leadership team will further enhance our ability to win.” 
Photographs and biographies of Sullivan, Masitto, Pianka, and Rajtik are available by request from the ATA Office of Public Affairs.