Walton Orvin, CEO
Walton is a CPA who comes to Superior with a diversified background in several industries as a CFO. The industries include insurance, payroll servicing, internet software, aerospace, commercial and residential real estate. He is responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing the company’s long and short term plans.
Jim Drennan, President
Jim has worked his entire professional career of 35 years in the industry. He has been with Superior for 16 years and has served in all areas of the company from accounting, operations manager & safety and training director. He oversees the insurance program for the company. He is currently active in the SCTA and has been chosen as SC Safety Professional of the Year.
Rob Beasley, VP
Rob has been in the trucking industry for 28 years holding various roles in parts, service, rental, and as a driver. In 2001, Rob extended his career and moved into dispatching. During his time as a dispatcher, Rob has trained in HazWoper, crane operation, forklift operation, risk management, and served on a safety committee. Rob has an unsurpassed dedication to fleet management and continues to provide exceptional leadership to our team of drivers.
Jodi Taylor, Controller
Jodi is the most recent addition to the team and comes to Superior with a diversified accounting background including conferences and trade shows, list rental, heavy equipment sales and service and manufacturing and distribution. She is responsible for managing the accounting/administrative staff, financial statement preparation and ad hoc analysis, system administration, processes and procedures and coordination and execution of annual audits.
Tony Harvley, Fleet Manager & Paint/Body Shop Manager
Tony started as the Fleet Manager with Superior Transportation in 2018. Tony began his career driving trucks for long haul carriers while broadening his knowledge as a heavy truck mechanic over the years. Tony has an unsurpassed mechanical aptitude that has taken him from a mechanic, to a Shop Foreman, a Service Manager, and most recently, the Fleet Manager for Superior Transportation. Tony provides leadership and manages an exceptional group of mechanics while maintaining a fleet of trucks, trailers, and other various equipment.
Chris Dandridge, Director of Safety
Chris Dandridge has been in the trucking industry 29 years. He has been with Superior Transportation 14 years and leads on both the front lines and behind the scenes. As safety director, he strives to keep our team operating safely by providing ongoing education and the practical tools necessary to get the job done. This mindset carries over onto our grounds, in leading our yard crew to move and maneuver equipment for more effective daily production. It is his goal to see Superior Transportation grow both locally and nationwide by providing our team a safe and efficient workplace every day.
David Atkins, Director of Business Development
David has 20 years of waterfront and customer service experience. David is exceptionally versed on how the terminals work and more importantly, how to prevent problems and determine transportation solutions. David has been with Superior Transportation for 4 years and can help with any pricing or operational requirements.
Shaune Gossett, Operations
Shaune started his career on the waterfront in 1981 with the SCSPA and obtained a CDL in 1985. Shaune has worked for several stevedoring companies as a Stevedore/ Superintendent at the ports of Wilmington NC /Savannah GA /Charleston SC. Shaune joined Superior in 2007 and has 37 years of experience in the transportation industry.
Jim Clutts, Permitting
Jim has always had a passion for trucks and the trucking industry, which he has been a part of for over 35 years. After graduating high school in 1980, he entered the industry working for a trucking company as a courier and in the office before obtaining his CDL. He worked his way up through various types of loads and equipment, including 13 axle and 19 axle equipment. Jim has been a part of Superior for 12 years, starting as a driver and also acquiring an escort certification to assist with over-dimensional loads. He now manages the permitting process for our fleet.