US Xpress has named Eric Fuller as CEO of the company and Lisa Quinn Pate will take over as president. Fuller and Pate will take over their new responsibilities immediately.
Among several positions he holds, Fuller is also a member of the Trucking Alliance Board of Directors while Pate is a member of the coalition’s Advisory Group.
“Eric and Lisa’s new management roles represent one of many building blocks in our ongoing preparation for years of future success based on data-driven strategies,” said Max Fuller in a statement. The elder Fuller will remain a full-time executive officer in his new role as executive chairman for U.S. Xpress. In this position, his primary focus will be on long-term strategy, industry innovation, talent development and equipment.
Max Fuller added that he has confidence that Eric Fuller and Lisa Pate “are the right people to take US Xpess to the next level.”
Eric Fuller has worked for U.S. Xpress for nearly 20 years in various management roles across the company, including regional operations manager and senior vice president of operations. For the past 5 years, he has served as president and chief operating officer for U.S. Xpress where he was responsible for operations including OTR, Dedicated services, customer service and planning.
Pate has worked for U.S. Xpress since 2002 where she has put her legal and administrative background to work in leading critical functions across the company, including information technology, human resources and safety. Prior to being named president, Pate served as general counsel and the chief administrative officer for U.S. Xpress.