President and Chief Executive Officer
As president and chief executive officer of MIQ Logistics, John Carr leads the company’s efforts to provide global, transportation and distribution services, enabling customers to improve overall supply-chain processes and more efficiently connect with their suppliers and final consumers. Carr joined the company in 2007 as president of Americas and Europe.
Carr has more than 30 years of experience in global logistics. He has distinguished himself in his work with customers on solutions design and subsequent implementation, demonstrating that execution is the key to success in the supply-chain world. Before MIQ Logistics, Carr was president of Global Supply Chain Management at BAX Global Logistics. He was group vice president and, later, executive vice president of Sales & Marketing at Fritz Companies. Carr also held leadership positions at Profit/LEP International (GEO Logistics).
Carr has a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and a Master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is a member of the Georgia Technology Institute Advisory Board for the Executive Master’s in International Logistics advanced degree program. Carr also is on the advisory board and past chairman of Kidz2Leaders, a nonprofit organization that helps change the lives of prisoners’ children and break the cycle of incarceration
Chief Information Officer
As chief information officer, Dan Bentzinger has worldwide responsibility for all information-technology-related functions at MIQ Logistics, including application development and support.
Before joining the company, Bentzinger was senior vice president and chief information officer for Transportation.com where he led the technology development group for the start-up company. Before that, Bentzinger was chief information officer for The Kansas City Southern Railway (KCSR) and let that organization through a period of great transition. Early in his career, he also held positions at Yellow Technology Services, Andersen Consulting and IBM.
General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer
As general counsel and chief administrative officer for MIQ Logistics, Reid Schultz oversees the company’s legal, compliance and human resource matters. Schultz joined the company in 2007 as division counsel. He recently served as vice president – legal and assistant general counsel of YRC Worldwide Inc. While at YRC Worldwide he was responsible for legal matters relating to acquisitions, divestitures, compliance, litigation, insurance and general contracting matters. He serves as an Independent Director of the Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone, Inc.
Prior to YRCW Worldwide, he practiced law at the firm of Schiff Hardin, LLP in Chicago, Illinois, and held senior business positions with GSE S.A. and Butler Manufacturing Company. Schultz received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, an M.B.A. from Thunderbird, School of Global Management, and a juris doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Chief Financial Officer
As chief financial officer for MIQ Logistics, Brenda Stasiulis is responsible for global finance, accounting and treasury. Stasiulis, who joined the company in 2004, also has responsibility for human resources and benefits.
Stasiulis was a part of YRC Worldwide for 6 years and held the position of vice president – assistant controller. Responsibilities included regulatory filings, worldwide consolidation and global policies. Prior to that she was with Ernst & Young LLP for 16 years. While there, Stasiulis worked in the audit practice, specializing in manufacturing and service industries.
Stasiulis earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting, graduating magna cum laude from Baker University. She received her CPA certification in 1989. She is a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs and the United Way Young Leaders Society. An alumna of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority, Stasiulis leads a group of alumni volunteers in managing the budget for maintaining its 100-year-old housing structure.
Managing Director, Global North America
As managing director, Global North America, Dvorak is responsible for operations and sales and the organization’s overall development in North America.
Dvorak joined the company in 2001. Prior to his current position, he served as vice president, Global Carrier Management and Pricing, responsible the company’s ocean and air-carrier strategy, procurement and the global request-for-quotation (RFQ) process, as well as operational responsibility for the Midwest Region.
Before joining MIQ Logistics, Dvorak was airfreight product director and then director of Global Services for GPS USA. He also worked at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including general manager of the Chicago branch. Dvorak earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with minors in German and international business, from Illinois State University.
Managing Director, Asia
As managing director, Asia, Marco Gaeta is responsible for operations, sales and the organization’s overall development in 11 countries in Asia, a position he has held since 2012.
Gaeta has over 25 years of logistics experience in the European and Asian region. His career started with an international freight forwarding apprenticeship with Gondrand Ltd. Over his next 15 years there, he honed his industry experience and skills, and gained important cultural, linguistic and economic insights about China.
In 2004, Gaeta moved to Dachser Far East Ltd., where he served initially as general manager of Sales for the Hong Kong office and then general manager of Sales for Greater China. In 2010, Gaeta went to Damco Hong Kong Ltd where he was appointed Sales director for the North-Asia Region.
Managing Director, EMEA
Located in the United Kingdom, Martin has 33 year of industry experience. He joined the company in 1995 and was promoted to managing director in 2002. During his tenure with MIQ Logistics, he was instrumental in its acquisition of a world-class, value-added warehouse company, and the development of an International Supply Chain service offering. His focus on a strong service culture among employees led to the company’s recognition by the Sunday Times and The Independent.
Martin started his career with DHL, and by age 21 he was Gateway Consolidation manager for DHL Air Cargo in the UK. He later moved to B&H Worldwide and helped build its time-critical aircraft support service.
Martin is a member of the British International Freight Association and a fellow of the Institute of Freight Professionals.
Managing Director, Latin America
Vice President, Transportation Services
As vice president, Transportation Services, Hagenkord is responsible for overseeing transportation management operations, truckload brokerage services, carrier management, logistics engineering, and business development associated with domestic transportation in North America.
Hagenkord joined MIQ Logistics in 2012 and has taken on increasing responsibilities in carrier management and transportation services operations, with a focus on business development, strategic alliances, and partnerships.
Prior to joining MIQ Logistics, Hagenkord held positions in carrier management at Freightquote.com, business development with Pegasus Logistics Group and, most recently, as managing director of KLN Solutions. He has over 25 years of supply chain and 3PL transportation experience, in consulting, management, business development and operations roles. Hagenkord has a BBA in Transportation and Logistics from Iowa State University and is Karass Effective Negotiating Certified.