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Women In Trucking Association
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In Trucking Association Names New Director of Driver Engagement
Plover, WI – April
13, 2022 – The
Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has named Andrea Adeyanju as its new
director of driver engagement. Adeyanju will be responsible for deploying
and managing programs and services that enable WIT to encourage more women
as professional drivers, promote their accomplishments, and minimize
obstacles they face in the trucking industry.
Adeyanju will be
responsible for managing existing programs that engage new and existing
driver members of WIT. She also will oversee the association’s
LeadHERtrucking driver mentoring program, the Girl Scout Patch Program, the
Driver Ambassador Program, WITney (the educational trailer that encourages
career awareness of professional female drivers), the WIT Image Team, and
orchestrating ride-alongs of key stakeholders in government policymaking
and the overall industry.
Adeyanju has more than 10
years’ experience in the commercial freight transportation industry. Most
recently, Adeyanju was safety director for FMCSA compliance and human
resources manager for Bulkley Trucking; vice president of administration
for Sudbury Transportation; and safety administrator for ACI Motor Freight.
Adeyanju holds a Bachelor of Science degree in occupational safety and
health from Columbia Southern University and holds safety certifications
from the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI) and
OSHA’s Safety Training Institute.
“WIT has created this new
director of driver engagement position to support our goal to effectively
serve our professional drivers,” said Ellen Voie, president and chief
executive officer for WIT. “Andrea’s comprehensive background in the
trucking industry and her passion for creating a better, safer work
environment for female drivers aligns with WIT’s goal to support this
segment of our membership. We are excited for Andrea in the coming months
to apply her expertise that will enable WIT to create a more driver-inclusive
association that brings value to this critical segment of our industry.”
About Women In
Trucking Association, Inc.
In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to
encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their
accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the
trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its
members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by
its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Amazon, Arrow Truck
Sales, Daimler Trucks North America, Expediter Services, FedEx Freight,
Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, PACCAR, Penske
Transportation Solutions, Ryder System, Walmart, and Waste Management.
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For more information, visit womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.