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If you want to succeed in the global market, you'll need a company that excels there.

Choice Logistics is the world’s lead logistics provider, and this is the team that leads us.

Executive Management
Michael Katz
Executive Chairman
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Michael Katz
Executive Chairman

Michael serves as the Executive Chairman of Choice Logistics. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer, where he led the company’s transformation from a regional courier to a global logistics provider. With over 45 years of experience within the industry, Michael continues to provide his expertise and strategic guidance to ensure the continued success and future of Choice Logistics.

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Jordan Kaufman
EVP, Chief Information Officer
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Jordan Kaufman
EVP, Chief Information Officer

Jordan joined Choice in 2016. He has extensive experience with directing digital technology transformation across a variety of industry verticals, including logistics, education, digital marketing and insurance. His specialties include product development, global infrastructure management, data processing and support services. Prior to Choice, Jordan served as Chief Information Officer for The Princeton Review, Ambassador Education Solutions, and has held technology leadership positions at companies such as Chubb Insurance and Organic. He holds a BA in Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a member of the New York CTO Club, and has published numerous articles about technology management strategy.

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Matthew W. McKeever
Chief Executive Officer
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Matthew W. McKeever
Chief Executive Officer

Matthew joined Choice as EVP, Chief Financial Officer in 2015. In 2016, he was promoted to EVP, Chief Operating Officer, advanced to President in 2018 and now serves as Chief Executive Officer for Choice Logistics. Matthew’s executive leadership and unparalleled business acumen has positioned Choice to capitalize on high growth opportunities in the global logistics market. He is responsible for the overall vision of the company, and is highly adept at deploying technology and organizational strategies that deliver innovation and world class service delivery to our clients. Prior to joining Choice, Matthew successfully led a number of companies to achieve financial and strategic objectives. He has held senior financial leadership positions at Telerx, Preferred Sands, and SCA. He holds a BS in Accounting from LaSalle University and an MBA from Villanova University.

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Robb Porter
EVP, Chief Customer Officer
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Robb Porter
EVP, Chief Customer Officer

Robb joined Choice in 2017, and is responsible for developing and deploying a comprehensive customer strategy to maximize customer acquisition, retention and profitability while leading the Client Services, Sales and Marketing organizations. Robb is a seasoned logistics industry veteran with a breadth of experience in operations, sales, global account management and solutions. Prior to Choice, Robb held leadership positions with DB Schenker, Geodis, XPO Logistics and Ryder. He holds a BS in Marketing & Logistics from Central Michigan University and a MBA from the University of Florida.

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Senior Management
Orlando Bartolome
VP, Global Operations
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Orlando Bartolome
VP, Global Operations

Orlando worked at Choice early in his career and rejoined the company in 2016 as VP of Global Operations. He is responsible for North America and Latin America Field Operations, as well as Global Control Tower Operations. Orlando has over 25 years of experience in logistics operations across a variety of specialties, including vendor management, same day courier operations, 3rd party logistics, and final mile supply chain distribution. Prior to returning to Choice, Orlando spent several years developing and managing a national Same Day Delivery distribution network providing final mile logistics solutions for some of the world’s top e-commerce and internet retailers.

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Lauren Boegner
VP, Human Resources
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Lauren Boegner
VP, Human Resources

Lauren joined Choice in 2019, and leads the Human Resources function across the company including recruitment, benefits administration, performance management and training and development. As a champion of progressive culture, Lauren partners with the leadership team to create a collaborative, team oriented and engaging modern environment for our global employee experience. Prior to Choice, Lauren was the Vice President of Human Resources at Preferred Sands, an oil and gas service company with locations across North America. In this role, Lauren was successful developing and maintaining a high performing organization. She holds a BA in Organizational Behavior from the University of Michigan.

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Peter Budd
VP, Technology
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Peter Budd
VP, Technology

Peter joined Choice in 2017 as Director of Product Management within the Information Technology group and was promoted to his current role of VP of Technology. Peter oversees all technology development activities and directs product management and roadmap design. He partners with IT management, business leaders and clients to advance, develop and customize Choice technology enabled solutions, as well as to define system enhancements to existing Choice applications by conducting competitive market research and analysis of existing business workflows. Peter has extensive experience in technology development and product management with focus on the user experience, and has developed numerous successful product lines for companies such as The Hertz Corporation and XanEdu. He holds a BS in Mathematics from Virginia Tech.

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John Field
VP, Operations EMEA & APAC
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John Field
VP, Operations EMEA & APAC

John joined Choice in 2013, and is responsible for the Field Operations Teams in the EMEA & APAC regions. He is focused on the client experience, and drives best in class service to ensure the highest performance is provided throughout the Choice Network. John oversees the regional warehouse and transportation partners, and works closely with them to ensure client expectations and service level requirements are satisfied. He is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. Prior to Choice, John held management positions within UPS, Unipart Group of Companies and Hewlett Packard.

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Sal Giallanza
VP, Infrastructure
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Sal Giallanza
VP, Infrastructure

Sal joined Choice in 2016, and is responsible for global IT Infrastructure, including both IT Operations and support. Sal has over two decades of experience in Information Technology including infrastructure management, telecommunications, disaster recovery/resiliency, and support services in both the public and private sectors. Prior to Choice, he served as Chief Information Officer for the New York City Mayor’s Office under both Michael Bloomberg and Bill De Blasio. He has held IT leadership positions at The Princeton Review and Organic, and holds a BS in Computer Science from CUNY.

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Nicholas G. Hoenemeyer
VP, Corporate Counsel & Regulatory Affairs
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Nicholas G. Hoenemeyer
VP, Corporate Counsel & Regulatory Affairs

Nick joined Choice in 2017 and is responsible for its commercial agreements, corporate governance, and compliance. Nick also leads the Global Trade Solution function providing import and export services and guidance for Choice clients. Prior to joining Choice, Nick led the legal department for a regional telecommunications provider and has focused his practice on technology and compliance issues in a variety of settings. Nick holds a BA in history from Haverford College and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, holding its CIPP/US accreditation, and currently serves on the In-House Counsel Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

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Doug Magnan
VP, Enterprise Solutions
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Doug Magnan
VP, Enterprise Solutions

Doug has been with Choice since 1990. As a seasoned industry veteran in the third-party service logistics industry, he is responsible for Choice’s Enterprise Solutions group within the Information Technology department. He works with both potential and existing clients in designing customized operational and systemic solutions up through on-boarding and process implementation. He also oversees Choice’s business intelligence and data analytic initiatives. Doug has held a variety of management positions within Choice Logistics, as well prior with Archer Management Systems. He holds a BS in Aeronautical Studies and Transportation Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

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Joe Manzo
VP, Finance
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Joe Manzo
VP, Finance

Joe joined Choice in 2019 as Director of Operational Finance and was promoted to his current role of Vice President of Finance in 2020. He is responsible for developing and executing the company’s financial strategy and operations, to maximize profitability, customer experience, and scalability. Joe has extensive experience in executing financial systems transformation initiatives through cross functional collaboration, system implementation and process improvement projects across a variety of industries. Prior to Choice, Joe held financial leadership positions at Preferred Sands and Precision Castparts and was instrumental in executing strategic initiatives and leading financial systems implementations. Joe holds a BS in Accounting and Finance from Eastern University and is a CPA.

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Nilesh Parmar
VP, Business Development & Client Services EMEA & APAC
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Nilesh Parmar
VP, Business Development & Client Services EMEA & APAC

Nilesh joined in 2009 as Choice’s first EMEA Field Service Manager. After stabilizing performance and solidifying the network, Nilesh moved to Client Services as an Account Manager in 2013. He was later promoted to his current role of VP of Client Services and Business Development for the EMEA & APAC regions, and is responsible for maintaining a consistent focus on performance, solutions, service delivery and fiscal responsibility to satisfy client expectations. Prior to Choice Nilesh held leadership roles at British Telecom, and improved customer experience for large financial based clients such as Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. Nilesh speaks five languages, and has lived and worked in the UK, Spain, India, Brazil and Japan.

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