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LEADERSHIP IN CRITICAL LOGISTICS

Choice Logistics' executive team are leaders in critical logistics who take a hands-on approach to their clients' success. They are dedicated to helping companies grow profitable revenues, build solid reputations, and strengthen customer relationships.


Michael Katz

Michael Katz, CEO

Michael Katz oversees strategic direction for Choice Logistics offering hands-on leadership and insight to serve current clients and guide ongoing worldwide expansion. He led the company's dramatic transformation from a multi-site, regional courier and fulfillment service to a specialized provider of mission critical logistics solutions. Michael spearheads Choice's Executive Advisory Board.

A Choice veteran for more than three decades, Michael has served in a variety of executive leadership positions. In 1981, he was director of operations for Choice's International Air division and founded Choice Courier Canada.

Michael contributes to a variety of corporate and industry organizations, and is an active member of the Young President's Organization (YPO). He has also held national board positions with the Messenger-Courier Association of the Americas (MCAA).


Mike Beck, Executive Vice President and CFO

A member of Choice since 1979, Mike Beck is responsible for all financial planning and accounting, including establishment and maintenance of fiscal control functions. He actively maintains relationships with lending institutions and shareholders, in addition to the general business community. Mike also oversees Choice's administrative operations, providing direction and counsel to executive leadership, and sits on Choice's Executive Advisory Board.

Prior to Choice, Mike practiced as a public accountant. He is a graduate of Baruch College, The City University of New York, with a degree in public accounting and business administration.


Gary Weiss, Executive Vice President, Global Operations

Gary Weiss provides strategic and tactical direction to maintain Choice's sophisticated infrastructure and meet both qualitative and financial performance objectives. He is a primary contributor to the development and execution of all service offerings, in addition to profit and loss responsibilities. Gary is also a member of Choice's Executive Advisory Board.

Gary possesses more than two decades of high-level logistics and corporate operations experience in the high tech product manufacturing, reselling and service industries. Prior to joining Choice in 1994, he held leadership positions with JWP Information Systems and PNY Electronics.

Gary earned an MBA from Pace University and a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Binghamton.


James Adams, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Client Services

James Adams joined Choice Logistics in 2014 to enhance the client experience and secure new business on a global level. A proven general manager and sales executive, Jim has helped start-up, mid-market, and Fortune 500 companies penetrate new industries, develop innovative solutions, and better engage customers.

Most recently, James was Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Operations with Panther Expedited Services, Inc. During his six year tenure, James successfully led 240 sales and operations staff to grow revenue from $100 million to $250 million. At both PwC Consulting and Qorvis Communications, James helped their global technology clients improve sales and operations. James began his career at 3M as a Project Engineer where he led supply chain management and other global operational initiatives. Over the last 25 years he has lived throughout North America and Europe and has worked on five continents.

James earned his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and BSME with Honors in Mechanical Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
 


Robert Bacchi

Robert Bacchi, Senior Vice President, Information Systems

Robert Bacchi is responsible for Choice Logistics' strategic technology operations, as well as ongoing enhancements. His duties include management of the information systems team in support of client and internal initiatives. In addition, he is a member of Choice's Executive Advisory Board.

Robert has extensive experience as an information technology professional across a variety of industries, focusing on supply chain management. Most recently, he was vice president of information technology for FAO Schwarz. Previously, he owned and operated an IT consultancy for more than two decades.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science and mathematics from Queens College.


Anne Yarmark, Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Serving Choice since 1999, Anne Yarmark oversees strategic direction of human resources policies and practices. She also focuses on select administrative functions. She also has a position on Choice's Executive Advisory Board.

Anne previously held senior human resources positions in the media and entertainment industry with Marvel, EMI Music, and Arista Records. She possesses international business experience with a variety of roles within sales, marketing, purchasing and general administration.

She is a magna cum laude graduate of Marymount Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration.