Edward W. Cook

Edward W. Cook

Edward W. Cook

Overview
Career Highlights

Forward Air Corporation
Landair Corp.
Landair Services, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

273

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1959

Age

61

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Former Chief Operating Officer at BNSF Railway Co.

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Industry Partner at The Beekman Group LLC

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Chief Commercial Officer at Tiger Cool Express LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Clark Group, Inc.

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Founder at Niswonger Foundation

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Forward Air Corporation

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Benefit Plan Administrator at C.H. Robinson Co., Inc.

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Chairman at Geodis Logistics LLC

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Owner at Performance Fire Protection LLC

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Edward W. Cook
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Gardner-Webb University, a private, Christian, Baptist-related university, provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate education that is strongly grounded in the liberal arts while offering opportunities to prepare for various professions. Fostering meaningful intellectual thought, critical analysis, and spiritual challenge within a diverse community of learning, Gardner-Webb is dedicated to higher education that integrates scholarship with Christian life. By embracing faith and intellectual freedom, balancing conviction with compassion, and inspiring a love of learning, service, and leadership, Gardner-Webb prepares its graduates to make significant contributions for God and humanity in an ever-changing global community.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior Vice President
1998 - 2001

Forward Air Corp. engages in the provision of less-than-truckload (LTL), truckload, intermodal and pool distribution services. It operates through the following four segments: Expedited LTL, Truckload Premium Services (TLS), Intermodal, and Pool Distribution. The Expedited LTL segment offers customers local pick-up, delivery, and services including shipment consolidation and deconsolidation, warehousing, customs brokerage, and handling. The TLS segment offers expedited truckload brokerage, dedicated fleet, as well as high security and temperature controlled logistics services. The Intermodal segment provides first and last-mile high value intermodal container drayage services to and from seaports and railheads. The Pool Distribution segment provides in handling and distribution of time sensitive product. The company was founded by Scott M. Niswonger on October 23, 1981 and is headquartered in Greeneville, TN.

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Senior Vice President
1994 - 1998
Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2005 - 2011

Clark Holdings, Inc. provides transportation and logistics services. The company was founded in September 2005 and is headquartered in Trenton, NJ.

Member, Board of Directors
2005 - 2008
Independent Director
2003 - 2004

Smartmail LLC provided mailing and shipping services. The company was headquartered in Forest Park, GA.

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