Stephen S. BrooksChief Executive Officer
Steve joined FST in 2017 after beginning his career in the financial services industry. Steve works closely with FST’s Board of Directors, leadership teams, and clients to ensure success for all.
He and his wife Wendy are active-lifestyle enthusiasts, and have two grown children.
Richard SydneyChief Financial Officer
Richard joined FST in 2015 and works with the team responsible for the Accounting & Finance functions of the company, which is a 100% employee-owned ESOP. His experience ranges from operations to logistics design and pricing, as well as commercial finance and accounting.
Richard lives on a horse farm in Ostrander with his wife Alex and their two children.
Brad WrightChief Operating Officer
Since joining FST in 2013, Brad has spent time as an Account Manager in freight brokerage, led the Sales/Business Development team and led the Operations team at FST. He now works closely with leadership, operations, sales and FST’s clients.
He and his wife Sarah live in Dublin and are expecting their first child.
Jason SorensonChief Information Officer
Jason has brought an enterprise global IT perspective to FST since joining the company in 2014, to lead the company’s investment strategy in information technology. His 20 years of professional experience spans not only logistics, but the medical industry as well.
Jason and Carrie live in Pickerington and have two sons.
Chris SmithVice President, Warehouse Operations
Chris manages client relationships while overseeing FST’s warehouse locations and works with his clients and colleagues to ensure accuracy, consistency and long-term growth. He started his career in the warehouse division in 1981 at Ancon, Inc. which was later acquired by FST Logistics in 1998.
Marianne B. FlanneryVice President, Sales & Customer Success
Marianne joined FST in 2018 after spending 12 years in strategic enterprise sales. Marianne oversees FST sales team, as well as current customer communications and relationships, and is passionate about helping our customer brands grow.
She and her husband Colin have two sons.
Clay StangerVice President, Transportation Operations
Clay joined FST in 2005 after beginning his career in the transportation industry in 1989 unloading trailers, while enrolled in college. He later served as vice president of operations at two other logistics companies.
Clay and his wife Ralinda live in Frankfort with their three daughters.
Jill KuhlmanVice President, Talent & Employee Experience
Jill joined FST in 2018 and is responsible for recruitment, training and overall employee experience. She works with a talented team to ensure hiring goals are achieved, employee experience is world class, and that processes are streamlined and documented.
She and her husband Kevin have two daughters..