Executive Team


Matt Berkshire

Chief Executive Officer

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Matt is the CEO at Flo Trans, joining the company in 2014. Matt came from a strategic management background. He holds 3 undergraduate degrees from Barry University in Miami, and a Master's Degree from Dartmouth College, as well as a Lean Six Master Blackbelt and certifications in Leadership, Project Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship from Wharton.

Lance Robbins

Vice President of West Coast

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Lance has over two decades of experience in transportation. He and his wife live outside of LA with their two children. Lance enjoys fishing and playing ice hockey.

Erik Haarstad

Chief Financial Officer


Erik Haarstad came to the US from Norway on a gymnastics scholarship.  He has a bachelors and MBA in accounting, and has worked as a top financial executive or CFO for the last 20 years, managing up to $300 million dollars.  He manages the Flo finances and our accounting team. Erik holds a Bachelors from NIU and a Masters from Illinois State.

Kelly Grigus

Director of Marketing

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Joining FloTrans in April of 2020, Kelly comes to us with an 18 year background of Marketing and Event Planning, Coordinating and Logistics.She holds a BA from the University of Iowa. Kelly is driven, passionate and her greatest joy are her 2 amazing children.

Intermodal / Accounting Teams

Tom Tracy

Director of Accounting


Tom Tracy started at Flo Trans in 2016 as a data entry specialist.  Since then Tom has been promoted to accounting specialist and now serves as the accounting manager.  Tom went to university at the University of Illinois, is from the south side, and enjoys White Sox baseball and live music. 

Joseph Krakowsky

Intermodal Director


Joseph Krakowsky is a father of two and has been working in operations for over two decades.  He is originally from Illinois and enjoys shooting in his spare time.  

Vianey Lopez

Accounting Specialist

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Vianey joined Flo Trans in 2018. She started out as a Junior Broker and then became an Accounting Specialist and has continued to work in Accounting the last 2 years. Vianey is an active member of her church.

Jennifer Edwards

Accounting Specialist

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Jennifer Edwards is an accounting specialist.  She previously worked at JP Morgan Chase, and has over a decade of accounting and customer service experience.  She is a Chicago native and mother of 2.

Pam Sanchez

Accounts Receivable


Pam started with Flo in in 2011, after a career in medical billing.  She is a Southside lifer, and currently works in Accounts receivable.

Piotr Rzadkosz

Intermodal Specialist


Piotr joined Flo Trans in 2010 as a driver.  He has driven intermodal, ltl, tl, longhaul, shorthaul and everything in between.  He works within our drayage department as our driver liaison, and has trained as an intermodal specialist.  He is originally from Poland. 

Andrew Harzich

Transportation Intern


Andrew is a rising junior at Texas Christian University, studying business.  He is interning with Flo Trans as he hopes to specialize in Supply Chain and Logistics.  He is from Hinsdale and plays intramural volleyball.

Brokerage Team

Linda Thomsen

Senior Broker 
West Coast

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Linda is a Montana native,
with over two decades of transportation experience.
She lives with her husband, south of LA.

Tory Skaathun

Brokerage Manager


Tory first joined Flo Trans in 2015 as a junior broker.  He has since been promoted to brokerage specialist, and then senior broker.  Tory earned a degree in psychology from UIC.

Steven Agosto

Brokerage Specialist
Training Lead

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Steven Agosto started at Flo in 2015 in the rates department.  He has gained experience in inside sales, as a junior broker, and now heads a team as a brokerage specialist.  Steven plays basketball recreationally and is learning how to tattoo.

Carmen Rivera

Brokerage Specialist

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Carmen is a logistics professional from the greater Los Angeles area with over a decade of experience.

Travis Lobb

Brokerage Specialist
East Coast

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Travis is a native of Pennsylvania.  He studied at Jefferson University, where he captained the soccer team and earned a degree in Marketing.  He has 9 years of logistics experience. 

Jake Wasik

Brokerage Specialist

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Jake is a recent college graduate with a degree in mathematics from Saint Xavier. This is his first job in logistics, but Jake has a work history based in the service industry.  

Amy Ochwat

Brokerage Specialist


Amy joined Flo in early 2020.  She is from Illinois and studied at Prarie State University.  She is a recent home owner, and is currently in training to become a brokerage specialist.

Ramona Tebo
Brokerage Specialist


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Ramona was born in Lebanon and raised in California and has been in Logistics since 2006 with extensive knowledge of the industry. She is married with a son and daughter and outside of work loves crafting.

Michael D'Agostino

Junior Broker


Michael is our newest junior broker, joining Flo Trans in 2021.  Michael is joining us after receiving his bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University in management.  In his  free time, Mike is interested in gardening and the outdoors. 

Stephanie Haertel

Junior Broker


Stephanie is originally from Orland Park, and joins us from the retail and logistics world, having previously worked for Kohls, Macy’s, and Amazon.  She is an animal lover and has a dog and a cat.  She Joined in October of 2021 as a junior broker.

Justin Lyles

Junior Broker


Justin is a junior broker who just moved to Chicago from Atlanta Georgia where he worked as an insurance agent.  Justin has a deep customer service background, and enjoys cooking. 

Brett Bash

Brokerage Team Member


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Bio forthcoming.

Brenda Medina

Brokerage Team Member

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Bio Forthcoming.

Sales Team

Bill Hambelton

National Account Manager


Born and raised in Southern California, Bill has been in freight sales for 8+ years with a degree in Social Science from Cal St. Stanislaus. He played 4 years of college soccer as goalkeeper and loves spending time with his wife and two young sons.  

Rick Garza

Senior Account Manager

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Rick is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago with a BBA focused in Marketing. He joined Flo Trans in 2003 as a CSR, then through many roles in Sales and in Operations grew and developed to serve as Vice President of Sales. He currently plays Hockey, enjoys Home Brewing Beer, Home Roasting Coffee and is a Bourbon enthusiast

Carlos Maldonado

Account Manager

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Carlos has been with Flo Trans for 12 years. He started as a dock specialist and moved up through the ranks. Carlos is a father of 5 and is a big Cubs fan.

Matt Mandros

Account Executive Commissioner


Matt is an account executive and operations specialist.  He has been in logistics for over a decade, and studied transportation at the College of DuPage.  He is from the area, has four children, and enjoys coaching, travel, and baseball.

Brad Millone

Account Executive

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Brad is an account executive for us working out of Philadelphia. He has over 10 years of logistics experience, sales and owning his own company. Brad is married with a daughter and coaches soccer.

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