Fueling the future of transportation.

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The National Transportation Center Foundation is a 501c3 non profit corporation that funds the mission to attract, train, and retain our industry’s workforce.

Our programs support men and women from all backgrounds to help them find their place in the transportation industry. We actively open up opportunities for our Veterans, young people, and adults whose potential is yet untapped. We fund the training for industry members looking to grow their skill and advance their careers.

The Foundation places its efforts at the front lines of ensuring the vitality of our industry by investing in its people. We invite you to join us in this pursuit.

National Transportation Center Foundation Inc. is a 501c3 public charity and donors can deduct contributions they make under IRS section 170. The Foundation’s Federal Tax ID number is 81-2663707.

Initiatives

Keeping America Moving Fund
Keeping America Moving FundAt the front lines of changing lives
Support Keeping America Moving to grow our future workforce. Optionally, host our next camp at your facility or a local dealer. This one-day industry experience for high school, Veteran, and adult participants provides Foundation partners with a platform to attract 25-30 participants into the transportation industry and their career opportunities.
Scholarship Fund
Scholarship FundAt the front lines of training skilled workers
NTC skills training provides a path starting with employability essentials and leading to advanced technical capabilities. Donors can determine exactly which skills they wish to support.
Career Master Plans
Career Master PlansAt the front lines of attracting new talent
A Master Plan is a premium, online career development pathway built to help the next generation of workers explore and enter a career in transportation. What’s so special? Imagine the very best, most engaging members of our industry—our Industry Masters—providing the roadmap for thousands of high school students and young adults.

Foundation Leadership

Paul Menig
Paul MenigFoundation Chairman
Paul Menig, the CEO at Tech-I-M, LLC, is driven to grow business ventures and develop new technologies. As an intrapreneur at Daimler, Eaton and GE, Paul demonstrates a breadth of knowledge and capability for all aspects of a business, from understanding market potential to solving field issues. He meets with customers to understand their operations, studies technology to be able to determine what can be applied successfully, and creates short and long range product development plans. Under Paul’s leadership, teams create the products, work with manufacturing issues and are able to see them through from field problems to final success.
Eugene Martin, CMDR, USN (ret), JD, MBA
Eugene Martin, CMDR, USN (ret), JD, MBABoard Member
Gene is a retired Naval Surface Warfare and Foreign Area officer with twenty-six years of leadership, management, operations, security, and logistics experience with significant expertise in the Middle East and Africa. Gene currently serves as COO of PH3, an Indiana-based, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business specializing in Security Services. Prior to this role, Mr. Martin spearheaded international logistics and business development in the Middle East and Africa as Chief Executive Officer for H9 Logistics and Consulting, a Dubai United Arab Emirates firm. His professional experience in the areas of intelligence, security, and conflict resolution ensures client satisfaction. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he retired from the military in 2015 as the Naval Attaché at the United States Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Ellen Voie
Ellen VoieBoard Member
Ellen founded the non-profit organization, Women In Trucking, Inc. to encourage and support women in the trucking industry. The mission is to make women aware of career opportunities and to mentor and assist them as they become more successful in their roles. Women In Trucking is not limited to women only, as 17 percent of its members are men who believe in the association’s goals. Ellen’s most recent position was Manager of Recruiting and Retention Programs at Schneider National, Inc. Her role included identifying issues that caused driver turnover and then promoting corporate initiatives to retain and engage drivers.
Marc Clark
Marc ClarkBoard Member
Marc Clark, Manager of Innovation at FedEx Express, has been a professional in the trucking industry since 1972. Clark encountered obstacles starting at a young age when he contracted polio, but he never let his disabilities get in the way of his dream of working with trucks and the industry. If you would ask him what he’s most proud of he would answer that it’s the role he’s played in changing the way fleets and OEMs interact. He gives credit to his wife, the mother of his four children, for his professional success.
Dwayne Haug
Dwayne HaugBoard Member
Dwayne Haug is the former head of AVP Equipment Purchasing at Werner and the former President of Silvey Refrigerated Carriers and Ellsworth Freight Lines. He served 4 years in the U.S. Navy as a cryptologic Technician.
James Jeffries
James JeffriesChief Operating Officer
James is a startup executive and educational technology developer driven to engage people in great work. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for both the National Transportation Center and TalentLynk, each intent on helping people achieve excellence in their careers. He most recently served as Chief Learning Officer for a high-growth healthcare startup acquired in 2017 and worked in leadership positions in higher education career development previously. His career also runs through financial analysis and graduate study in philosophy, where he earned his doctorate writing on creativity and entrepreneurship. Where he really learned to work, though, was growing up as a carpenter and roofer with his dad, who taught him that “it’s a great life if you don’t weaken.”

Upcoming Training

Essential Electrical and Electronics, February 2019

February 18 @ 9:00 AM - March 5 @ 5:00 PM

Diesel Technician Training, March-July 2019

March 4 @ 9:00 AM - July 20 @ 5:00 PM

Essential Electrical and Electronics, March 2019

March 11 @ 9:00 AM - March 26 @ 5:00 PM

Essential Electrical and Electronics, April 2019

April 8 @ 9:00 AM - April 23 @ 5:00 PM

Essential Electrical and Electronics, May 2019

May 1 @ 9:00 AM - May 31 @ 5:00 PM

Diesel Technician Training, July-December 2019

July 22 @ 9:00 AM - December 7 @ 5:00 PM

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