Who We Are

"We have built a network of multimodal companies with coverage to every corner of the country. We evaluated their expertise, track records for delighting clients, and commitment to shaping the future of the industry. Many of the companies in our network have been in business for more than 50 years and have an intimate knowledge of the nation’s supply chain infrastructure. More importantly, they have the expertise and wisdom to help shape a better, more efficient, and more sustainable future."

    Our Leadership Team

    John Brooks


    John has more than a decade operating in and investing in the transportation industry. Prior to his role as a private investor, John spent several years as a CFO as well as in several other finance functions. He received both his BS and master’s in accounting from the University of Tennessee. He is a CPA and has earned the right to use the CFA designation.

    Matthew Decker


    Matthew has 20+ years in the Transportation and Logistics sector including LTL, FTL, Domestic Rail (intermodal and carload), and Drayage where he has created and expanded several divisions in large enterprises. Matthew received his BS and MBA from the University of Tennessee.

    Joel Wood


    Prior to joining USMMG, Joel Wood served in both CEO and CFO roles in many different sectors, his past experiences include investment banking, technology, logistics groups, venture capital, and healthcare industries. Joel received a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering with High Honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology and received an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

    Scott Schara


    Scott has 30+ years of experience in the Transportation and Logistics sector, having dedicated his career to serving both Shippers and 3PL's, spanning a wide spectrum within the industry, encompassing Brokerage, Intermodal, and asset-light Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) operations. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Canisius University, and a Master of Science in Intermodal Transportation from the University of Denver.

    Robert Thornburg


    Robert has 30+ years experience in Information Technology across a wide range of verticals (Banking, Manufacturing, SaaS, and Retail) with over 14 years of experience in the global transportation and logistics sector. Robert attended DeVry University in Illinois for Electronics Engineering

    Patrick Bobo


    Patrick has been practicing law for 15+ years, with the past decade spent as an in-house transportation lawyer. Patrick received his BA from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and his JD from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee.

    Our Executive Team

    Collins Roll

    EVP of Operations

    Collins has 15+ years working in Supply Chain. He gained expertise in procurement, inventory management, warehousing, transportation, and logistics while working at asset-based transportation, non-asset based third party logistics, and manufacturing companies. He received his BS from the University of Tennessee with a focus in logistics and international business.

    Chris Dombrowski

    SVP of Sales

    Chris has 25+ years of transportation experience with both intermodal carriers and BCO’s (Shippers). Chris started intermodal career with Bay Area Piggyback and worked 13 years at the Hub Group, managing West Coast Sales and a local truck brokerage office. Recently, Chris worked at Del Monte Foods managing their intermodal/international and railcar networks. Chris resides in Concord, CA with wife (Elisa) and two children.

    Alex Blankenship

    EVP of Marketing

    Alex has 30+ years working in intermodal transportation. He held roles in operations and management, most recently serving as President before selling the company he founded in 2011. His background includes market development in both the profit and non-profit sectors. Alex holds a B.S. in Organizational Management and an MBA from Union University.