Paul Will, appointed Chairman of the Board in August 2015, has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2012. Previously, he has served as Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer of Celadon since November 2010 and served as Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since August 2007. Before that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 1998 and served as Treasurer and Assistant Secretary from 1998 through 2010. He joined Celadon in 1993 as Controller.
Mr. Will has more than 20 years of transportation industry experience. A graduate of Indiana University, he spent several years working in public accounting for KPMG prior to joining Celadon. He is a certified public accountant and serves on the board of Celadon, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA) and EmployIndy (formerly the Indianapolis Private Industry Council). He is also the Treasurer of the EmployIndy Board. In 2006, Mr. Will was recognized as being “Indiana’s Best and Brightest” in Accounting among professionals age 40 and under.
Robert Long was elected to the board of directors in December 2014. He retired from KPMG in December 2006 as managing partner of the firm’s Indianapolis office. Since April 2007, Mr. Long has served on the Audit Committee of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, the Audit Committee of Schulman Associates International Review Board, a director of Beefeaters Holding Company and previously served on the board of Kenra from April 2007 until its sale in December 2010. The Board believes that Mr. Long’s extensive accounting and public company experience, including his board experience, qualify him to serve on the board.
Cathy Langham was elected to the board of directors in July 2007. She is founder, owner and serves as President and CEO of Langham Logistics Inc., a freight management company that provides end-to-end supply chain services for a wide spectrum of industries. The now 25 year old third-party logistics company has clients around the world, and has grown to over 150 full-time employees and 380,000 sq ft of warehousing in the midwest and on the west coast.
Langham’s visibility as leader earned her company a visit from U.S. President George W. Bush in 2003, where he gave a speech highlighting tax credits for small business. In 2005, she accepted a role on the Indiana Economic Development Corporation board at the invitation of Gov. Mitch Daniels, and received a Sagamore of the Wabash for her service in 2012. Cathy is former Chairperson of the Air Forwarders Association and the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce. She was Vice-Chair of the Local organizing committee for Superbowl XLVI and is Vice-chair of the bid committee for Superbowl LII.
Cathy Langham also serves on the boards of HH Gregg and The Finish Line.
Michael Miller was appointed to the board of directors in February 1992. Mr. Miller is our Lead Director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Miller has been Chairman of the Board and CEO of Aarnel Funding Corporation, a venture capital/real estate company, since 1974, a partner of Independence Realty, an owner and manager of real estate properties, since 1989, and President and CEO of Miller Investment Company, Inc., a private investment company, since 1990. Mr. Miller has a long and extensive experience with our business. The Board believes that Mr. Miller's extensive history with our Company coupled with his senior executive, operating, corporate governance, finance and financial accounting oversight experience from publicly and privately held companies qualify him to serve on our Board.
Ken attended the United States Naval Academy and Towson University where he received a B.S. in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude in 1983. Ken joined A&S Trucking Service, Inc. in February of 2005 as an equity partner and became President & CEO of A&S Services Group, the successor entity in June of 2009. He has 32 years of transportation experience in sales, sales management and executive management. A Maryland native, Ken was Vice President of Sales at Cowan Systems in Baltimore prior to joining A&S.