Board & Advisors
Greg Lehmkuhl, Board Member
Mr. Lehmkuhl is currently a board member and President & CEO of Lineage Logistics. Previously, Mr. Lehmkuhl served as Corporate EVP for Con-Way (NYSE:CNW) and President of Con-Way Freight., Con-Way’s less-than-truckload motor carrier and largest subsidiary, where he was responsible for overall company operating and financial performance, strategic planning and business plan development and direction of the company’s continuous improvement processes. He has also held senior management positions at Menlo Worldwide Logistics, Delphi Automotive Systems and Penske Logistics. Mr. Lehmkuhl holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Michigan State University as well as a Master of Business Administration from Oakland University.
Kevin Marchetti, Board Member
Mr. Marchetti is currently a board member of Lineage Logistics and a Managing Director of Bay Grove Capital, a principal investment firm based in San Francisco. He is active in all day-to-day activities of the firm and is responsible for all investment decisions. Previously, Mr. Marchetti was an investor with The Yucaipa Companies, a board member of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and an investment banker with Morgan Stanley. He is a board member of the IARW. Mr. Marchetti graduated from Duke University.
Adam Forste, Board Member
Mr. Forste is currently a board member of Lineage Logistics and a Managing Director of Bay Grove Capital, a principal investment firm based in San Francisco. He is active in all day-to-day activities of the firm and is responsible for all investment decisions. Previously, Mr. Forste worked at KKR, one of the most experienced global private equity firms, where he executed power-related transactions valued over $7.7 billion and evaluated deals in the energy, retail, and consumer industries. Mr. Forste graduated from Dartmouth College and is a Fulbright Fellow.
Bill Hendricksen, Board Member & Vice Chairman
Mr. Hendricksen is currently a board member and Vice Chairman of Lineage Logistics. Previously, he served as CEO of Lineage Logistics, as well as CEO of Castle & Cooke Cold Storage and Inland Cold Storage, which he founded in 1979. Mr. Hendricksen recently served on the board of the World Food Logistics Organization, National Drivers Accountability Program, Salvation Army and AgFresh Solutions. His past boards and affiliations also include the IARW, National Frozen Food Association, and American Frozen Food Association. Mr. Hendricksen graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Stout.
Lance Larsen, Board Member
Mr. Larsen is currently a board member of Lineage Logistics and the former CEO and owner of Millard Refrigerated Services, a company founded by his father in 1963. As CEO, Mr. Larsen provided the strategic direction and guidance to Millard’s executive team and led the organization’s continuous innovation and customer-centric processes to maintain Millard’s position as an industry leader. Mr. Larsen is a graduate of Southern Methodist University.
David Meyers, Board Member
Mr. Meyers is currently a board member of Lineage Logistics and the former CFO and EVP of Administration at Del Monte Foods, a producer, distributor and marketer of branded food and pet products. Mr. Meyers has over 40 years of experience within food production industry. Prior to Del Monte, Mr. Meyers held a variety of financial and accounting positions at RJR Nabisco, Nabisco Brands USA, and Standard Brands. He has been a director of Smart & Final and is currently a director of Foster Farms.
John Mack, Advisor
Mr. Mack is currently an advisor to Lineage Logistics and the former Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Mack, who first joined Morgan Stanley in 1972 as a bond trader, managed the firm's fixed income division from 1985 to 1992 and eventually served as CEO from 2005 to 2010 and as chairman from 2005 to 2011. Mr. Mack also served as CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston from 2001 to 2005. He currently serves as an advisor to KKR, China Investment Corp, and the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the mayor of Beijing and as a board member of Lending Club. Mr. Mack is a graduate of Duke University.
Joe Ruocco, Advisor
Mr. Ruocco is an advisor to Lineage Logistics focused on human resources strategy, including leadership and talent development initiatives. Mr. Ruocco has had a distinguished career, including his most recent role as the Chief Human Resources Officer for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and 23 years at GE, where he held a variety of senior human resources leadership positions. He served on the Board of Cornell University’s Center for Advanced Human Resources Studies (CAHRS) and continues to be an Instructor at Cornell. Additionally, he was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR) in 2011. In addition to current roles as a senior advisor to CamberView Partners and to Bright Funds, Mr. Ruocco also actively runs Ruocco Consulting, LLC, where he partners with business leaders in all aspects of human resources strategies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and an MBA from Syracuse University.
Bob McClendon, Advisor
Mr. McClendon is currently an advisor to Lineage Logistics and formerly served in logistics management positions at Safeway and as Vice President and COO of the Carmar Group, the third largest cold storage warehouse group in the U.S. He has over 30 years of expertise in the logistics industry. Mr. McClendon has served on the board of the IARW as its Treasurer, Vice Chairman, and Chairman and on the Advisory Board of Americold. Mr. McClendon is a graduate from the University of Tulsa School of Business and Oklahoma State University School of Food Science.
Frank “Pepper” Laughon, Advisor
Mr. Laughon is currently an advisor to Lineage Logistics and former Chairman and CEO of Richmond Cold Storage. He has over 50 years of experience in the cold storage business. Mr. Laughon joined RCS in the 1960’s and has been a member or board member of the IARW since 1966. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Randolph-Macon College and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Rubicon and the State Board of Directors of Branch Banking & Trust. Mr. Laughon graduated from Randolph-Macon College.
Jack Rosling, Advisor
Mr. Rosling is currently an advisor to Lineage Logistics and was formerly CEO of CityIce Cold Storage, which he acquired in 1970. He has over 40 years of experience in the cold storage business. Mr. Rosling co-founded Seafreeze Cold Storage and was President of Myers Metals & Minerals, an international steel trade and industrial raw materials business. Additionally, he has served as a director of numerous organizations including Dant and Russell, Northwest Harvest, and the Entrepreneurship Center Advisory Board of Albers School of Business and Economics, Seattle University. Mr. Rosling graduated from the Whitman College and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
Brent Stanford, Advisor
Mr. Stanford is currently an advisor to Lineage Logistics and formerly served as CEO and founder of Stanford Refrigerated Warehouses and a regional trucking company. After working in his father’s peanut warehouse, Mr. Stanford started his own ventures with the purchase of a Fort Valley, Georgia warehouse in 1977. He has over 35 years of experience in cold storage and freight operations. Mr. Stanford is a graduate of University of Georgia with a bachelors in Business Administration.
Don McGraw, Advisor
Mr. McGraw is currently an advisor to Lineage Logistics and formerly served as President of Columbia Colstor, Inc. He founded Columbia Colstor in 1983 after beginning his career working for Terminal Ice and Cold Storage, which was founded by his family several generations prior. Additionally, Mr. McGraw has served on the Chamber of Commerce, as President and Board Member of the Boys & Girls Club, and as a Board Member of the Grant County Economic Development Council. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay with a Bachelor of Science degree in business.