President and CEO, Trans-Expedite
Keeli Jernigan is the President and CEO of Trans-Expedite, a full-service global logistics company with a core competency of servicing the time-sensitive shipments of critical cargo throughout North America and around the world. Founded in 2001, Trans-Expedite represents a single-source logistics solution that helps companies of every description protect their assets, reduce operational costs and solve strategic supply-chain problems with a comprehensive range of customized services.
Prior to founding Trans-Expedite, Ms. Jernigan served in business development for a national freight forwarding company in San Diego. She subsequently relocated to Houston where she helped establish the domestic division of a worldwide freight company and develop its sales team. Over the years, her experience in the transportation industry has also included administrative, operational, sales and sales team management responsibilities for several Fortune 500 accounts.
Ms. Jernigan earned her bachelor of business administration degree in marketing in 1992 from University of Texas at Austin. She currently serves as a forum member and board member for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and as a board member of the Wild West Regional Chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the Regional Executive Committee of the YPO Western Region and the Women’s Business Council Southwest. She is also a member of The Borderplex Alliance, a regional non-profit organization dedicated to promoting economic development and prosperity in the Ciudad Juárez, El Paso, and southern New Mexico region. She and her husband Mark are parents to two handsome boys.