Leadership and Board of Directors

CVTA’s leadership is comprised of industry, policy, and association management experts focused on representing the interests of member organizations and the truck driving training industry as a whole. Together, with members and partners, CVTA executives help craft the strategic direction for the organization.

CVTA Staff

Cindy Atwood

Vice President
703-642-9444 ext.102

Kyle Hayes

Director of Government Relations
703-642-9444 ext.104

Board of Directors

The CVTA Board of Directors — comprised of our member organizations’ leaders and CVTA’s President and CEO — is actively involved in shaping CVTA’s priorities, policy, and activities designed to help manage the industry’s reputation.

Jerome Redmond

American Truck Training, Inc.

Danny Bradford

United Truck Driving School

Stuart Bowman

Treasurer / Secretary
Roadmaster Drivers School

Brad Barber

Immediate Past Chairman
Georgia Driving Academy

John Diab

Smith & Solomon, Emeritus Director

Jill Balleh

CDS Tractor Trailor Training

Jeff Burkhardt

Ancora Education

Gary Strube


Mike Fadner

Paramount Capital Group

Becky Hudson

Advanced Training Systems

Cheryl Freauff

TMC Transportation

Tim McLain

Swift Transportation

Tim Norlin

Roehl Transport

Bruce Busada

Diesel Driving Academy, Emeritus Director

Lou Spoonhour

Retired, Emeritus Director

Martin Garsee

NAPFTDS Representative Houston Community College

R. Wade Murphree

Honorary Board Member