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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.

Nicole Rey

Controller

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Nicole has worked in accounting and finance including audit and manufacturing mgmt. She holds a B.A. in Business Admin with a concentration in Intl Business from the NYIT, an MBA with concentrations in Accounting and Intl business, and a Grad Cert in Accounting from Keller Graduate School of Mgmt.  She is currently studying for her CPA. Nicole grew up near Midway and currently lives in Berwyn with her husband and two cats.

Tiara Ivy

Director of Marketing

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Tiara is the Director of Marketng. She has studied at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and has years of experience with social media, marketing, graphic design, and branding. Tiara lives in Chicago IL and enjoys traveling, cooking, exploring the city, and crafting.

Intermodal / Accounting Teams

Joseph Krakowsky

Intermodal Director

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Joseph Krakowsky is a father of three 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.

Deycy Calderon

Data Entry Specialist

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Deycy is from Paris, California, and moved to Chicago in 2013. She has a big family consisting of six siblings, two in-laws, five nephews, and one niece. She has a Shih Tzu Chihuahua named Almendra. Every achievement she makes is dedicated to her mom, who is her motivation because of what she has done for her family. Deycey loves to express, reflect, and organize herself through journaling.

Pam Sanchez

Accounts Receivable

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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

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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. 

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
Master Broker

Leadership Academy Graduate

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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

Brokerage Specialist
Training Lead

Leadership Academy Graduate

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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

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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

Brokerage Specialist

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Michael joinied FLO Trans in 2021 as  a Junior Broker and is now a Brokerage Specialist.  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

Brokerage Specialist

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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

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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. 

Brenda Chavira

Junior Broker

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Brenda has joined the FLO Brokerage team with a background in logistics, retail and clerical. She is a positive, creative, organized and caring person and loves physical exercise, sports, animals, reading, sketching and board games.

Sales Team

Bill Hambelton

National Account Manager

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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

Matt Mandros

Account Executive Commissioner

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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.

Armando Trevino

Account Executive

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Armando has a background in Construction Management and a bachelor's from Triton College for Construction Management /  Science. He has held his CDL for 15 years.  He started out driving dump trucks for construction working on the 294 and inside both O'Hare and Midway Airports and has held his CDL for 15 years

Hayes Goranson

Account Executive

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Hayes started with FLO Trans in 2011. He has been in the trucking industry now for 32 years. He specializes in shipping Expedited and High Value products worldwide. On his downtime, he enjoys vacationing with his family and practicing martial arts.

Mike Mcahren

Sales

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Marketing Team

Juana Arias

Graphic Designer

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Juana is from Colombia and presently lives in Bogota. She studied design at the Universidad Santo Tomas. Juana has always loved the world of design and using creativity to create excellent pieces. She loves to spend time watching and re-watching her favorite show Friends, and equally loves her animals Mona and Brown.

Brandon Sweat

Graphic Designer

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Brandon is a graphic designer and lives in the western Michigan area. He has been working as a designer for over 4 years, and appreciates any creative challenge thrown his way! In his free time, Brandon loves traveling, watching sports and spending time with friends.

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