Press Release

Pilot Company Becomes 22nd Member of TCF Founders Club

Aug 23, 2023

Washington – Today, the American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Cares Foundation (TCF) announced that Pilot Company has committed to becoming the 22nd member of the TCF Founders Club.

“Pilot Company continues to show its commitment to trucking by joining ATA’s Trucking Cares Foundation Founders Club,” said Steve Vanderink, vice president of sales at Pilot Company. “I am honored to represent our organization on the Board of Directors for the Trucking Cares Foundation to help drive their important initiatives forward and actively contribute to the impactful work being done. We are part of an incredible industry filled with amazing people who are coming together to safeguard its future, and I look forward to being a part of that journey.”

The Founders Club is a special class of donors comprised of individuals and corporations committed to a $100,000 contribution over 10 years. Founders Club members will receive special recognition across Trucking Cares Foundation programs for their early and generous commitments to making our mission a reality.

“Because of the support of Pilot Company and all of our Founders Club Members, the Trucking Cares Foundation is able to provide critical support for important causes in the U.S. and around the world,” said John Lynch, president of the Trucking Cares Foundation. “These donations allow us to respond quickly when needs arise, as well as make ongoing contributions to important causes throughout the year.”

The Trucking Cares Foundation is the trucking industry’s charitable arm, focusing on several core areas, including: humanitarian and disaster relief, eradicating human trafficking, leadership development, strengthening the industry’s relationships with law enforcement and military and veterans’ organizations, and safety and research opportunities.

For more information on the Trucking Cares Foundation, visit