Rick Roehl, CEO
A native of Marshfield, Wisconsin, Rick literally grew up in his Dad’s business. Rick has done most every job in the company from Fleet Manager to Load Planner and everything in between.
After Rick earned his Associates of Arts Degree in Accounting from Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin he became a truck fleet Owner Operator leasing his trucks to Roehl Transport. This experience gave Rick the grounding in understanding truck operations, costs, cash flow, equipment, customer service and time management.
Rick is a professional driver. He gets behind the wheel to stay close to our customers and drivers. Rick and his wife, Tamie (who serves as Roehl's Driver Pay Services Manager), reside in Marshfield.
Michael Hinz, President of Van, Refrigerated and Dedicated Division
Before accepting his current leadership position at Roehl where he oversees our Van Division (Regional & Long-Haul), our Dedicated Services Division and our rapidly growing Refrigerated Division, Michael was a long-serving senior leader at national carrier, where he led many crucial and complex operations, including the company’s Capacity Generation efforts as the VP of Driver Recruiting.
Michael was an Artillery officer in the United States Army, serving in various leadership positions in North America and overseas. He retired in 2008 from the U.S. Army Reserve after 24 years of service.
Michael currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Northern Michigan University in Marquette.
Kevin Nixon, President of Flatbed and Specialized Division
Kevin has worked in trucking and transportation for over 20 years. For the better part of the last decade, he’s been in executive leadership roles.
Before joining Roehl, Kevin had been leading the business development team for a major warehousing company. Prior to that Kevin led two flatbed companies as well as a bulk transport company – all part of the same family of companies.
A graduate of Auburn University, Kevin is also a U.S. Army veteran.
Ed Accola, Vice President of Logistics
Ed has been involved in the transportation industry, primarily the third-party (3PL) segment, for over 25 years. Previous to Roehl Logistics, Ed spent 13 years at one of the country's largest non-asset based transportation providers. There he worked at four different operating locations, taking on additional management responsibilities with each move. In more recent years, Ed held Senior Leadership roles with at a national asset light 3PL and an asset-based 3PL.
A Wisconsin native, Ed is excited about the future of Roehl Logistics as he continues to build on Roehl's strong foundation, helping our customers, employees and communities thrive.
Ed is a graduate of Concordia University in St. Paul, MN.