USA Truck, Inc., of Van Buren, Ark., has appointed Troy A. Robertson as general counsel. Robertson was previously chief counsel for Con-way Truckload Inc., with responsibility for managing all legal affairs of the company, overseeing its workers compensation and claims departments, and managing its government relations efforts, both legislative and regulatory, at the state level in Missouri.
He also represented the company on the boards of directors of the Truckload Carriers Association, Missouri Trucking Association, Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Associated Industries of Missouri.
Tom Glaser, president and chief executive officer of USA Truck, said, “Troy is a strong leader with extensive experience in the trucking industry. His demonstrated expertise in overseeing both corporate legal teams and business units will bring meaningful benefits to USA Truck as we intensify our focus on enhancing our operations, growing our business and improving our profitability.”
Michael Borrows, executive vice president and chief financial officer, added, “Troy will be a great addition to USA Truck and we welcome him to our team. He is an outstanding attorney and a collaborative and thoughtful leader.”
Robertson joined Con-way Truckload as a management trainee in 2000 and served as chief counsel from 2007, when Con-way acquired Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI) until the present. During his tenure with Con-way, in addition to managing the company’s legal affairs, he held various management positions in employee benefits, workers compensation, human resources and marketing. Early in his career, he worked for Andersen Consulting and for Yellow Freight System Inc. as a member of its legal department.
A licensed attorney and member of the Missouri Bar, Robertson obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, graduating Magna Cum Laude with Honors from the University of Missouri in 1996. He earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1999.
USA Truck is a capacity solutions provider of transportation and logistics services that include truckload, dedicated contract carriage, intermodal and brokerage spot market throughout the continental United States, Mexico and Canada.