The National Transportation Center Foundation is a 501c3 non profit corporation that funds the mission launch careers in the transportation industry.
Our programs support training and career development for men and women looking to grow their skill and advance their careers. We open up opportunities for Veterans, young people, and adults whose potential is yet untapped.
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.
The National Transportation Center launches careers in the transportation industry.
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.
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, 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 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.
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.
Tom Weisenbach brings his 29 years of entrepreneurship, event marketing and team leadership to the National Transportation Center. Tom’s professional experience includes: sales, marketing, public relations and operations. Tom started out as a straight commission sales person for a professional hockey team and worked his way up to General Manager. Tom’s career then took him in to motorsports where he worked with all aspects of the industry: teams, tracks, sanctioning bodies, broadcast partners and sponsors. Tom was one of the founding partners and was responsible for the day to day operations of the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS). Tom is passionate about education and training, as he has served on the Advisory Board at the University of Indianapolis, Vincennes University and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.