GLEN MILLS, PA –December 9, 2020 – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services backed by ATL Partners and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), announced today that Teresa M. Finley has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Finley brings over 30 years of distinct experience as a CFO for multiple global businesses, most recently as CMO & Business Services Officer, a member of the Executive Leadership Team at UPS. Levering this expertise, she offers a deep understanding of how finance, marketing and revenue development intersect in the transportation and logistics industry.
CEO Gordon Branov said, “We are pleased to have Teresa join our Board of Directors and believe she brings a valuable and diverse perspective from her financial experience and vast knowledge of our industry that will benefit Pilot as we continue to grow and expand in the market.”
Ms. Finley said, “As a leading provider of transportation and logistics services, Pilot has a proven record of delivering superior customer experiences and customized solutions for global freight, business-to-business and business-to-consumer home delivery. I am energized to be working with the Pilot Board, the Pilot team, and the team at ATL Partners to execute on our goals of excellent customer service and continued growth.”
Ms. Finley’s impressive career spans three decades serving in a wide-ranging set of executive roles in the logistics and transportation industry. She is the retired Chief Marketing & Business Services Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team for UPS, a global package delivery company and leading provider of specialized transportation logistics services. As CMO of UPS, she was responsible for the advancement of global marketing capabilities, including priority growth strategies, product innovation, pricing, communications and brand management. During her more than 30 years of experience with UPS, her prior roles included CFO for multiple global businesses, Corporate Controller, Treasurer & Vice President of Finance, and Vice President of Investor Relations. Ms. Finley currently serves as a Senior Advisor to the Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm, where she provides transportation and logistics expertise. She is a member of the Board of Directors of TriMas, a global manufacturer and provider of products for customers predominantly in the consumer products, aerospace and industrial end markets.
ABOUT PILOT FREIGHT SERVICES
Pilot Freight Services, Inc. is an award-winning full-service transportation and logistics provider with 90 locations throughout North America. Pilot also has several locations in Western Europe and a presence in the Asia-Pacific marketplace. The company’s freight forwarding services encompass every mode of transportation, including air, ground and ocean, serving all corners of the globe. Pilot’s full mile and final mile home delivery solutions for heavy and hard to handle goods include value-added service offerings such as white glove, assembly and installation. Pilot’s logistics programs offer a complete line of expedited and time-definite services, international shipping solutions, product warehousing and inventory management. In addition, Pilot’s online shipment navigator, CoPilot, makes online shipping fast, convenient and secure. In 2018, Pilot adopted Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation as their national philanthropy partner raising funds company-wide for treatments and cures for children battling cancer. Learn more about Pilot Freight Services at www.PilotDelivers.com.
ABOUT ATL PARTNERS
Founded in 2014, ATL Partners is a premier sector-focused private equity firm that invests in aerospace, transportation and logistics companies. ATL brings deep sector expertise to its investment approach with nine investment professionals and seven Executive Board members who have decades of combined operating experience in each of ATL’s core sectors. For more information about ATL Partners, visit www.atlpartners.com.
With C$171.3 billion of managed assets as of March 31, 2020, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) is a leading provider of investment management services to British Columbia’s public sector and one of Canada’s largest asset managers. BCI generates investment returns that help their institutional clients build a financially secure future. With a global outlook, BCI seeks investment opportunities that convert savings into productive capital that meet their clients’ risk/return requirements over time. BCI invests across a range of asset classes: fixed income; mortgages; public and private equity; real estate; infrastructure; and renewable resources. BCI’s private equity program, valued at C$17.9 billion, is focused on direct investments in industrials, technology, consumer/retail, healthcare, as well as financial and business services. For more information about BCI, please visit www.bci.ca