Justin began his journey in the trucking industry when his father asked him to help run the business. He joined the Purkeys team and it didn’t take long for him to dig in and start working his magic! Justin has had many opportunities to spend time in the field interacting with customers and industry partners. Through these experiences, he has been able to identify and establish goals for the improvement of the company and push the company to a higher level of productivity and expertise. Though the company is no longer family owned, Justin continues to lead Purkeys with dedication to the industry and to the Purkeys team.
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Dave has been a mechanical engineer for over 30 years. He has had the opportunity to work in a large variety of crucial roles that have allowed him to play key roles in improving a broad range of company types, including aerospace, plastics, robotics, and toys. Now Dave is using his wide range of experience to help improve the trucking industry.
Jerel has been in the trucking industry for more than 20 years; he is our go-to person when a question arises, since everyone knows that if anyone has the answers it is Jerel! Jerel loves being able to help and answer any questions his fellow co-workers have, and he especially enjoys finding solutions for our customers.
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Wayland is a crucial part of our customer service team. He enjoys assisting customers and continuously working with them to improve their experience. Wayland has a special knack for finding areas that need improvement and doing what needs to be done to ensure improvement happens. He isn’t afraid to speak up when he sees an area that needs work. This means that everything Wayland is involved in gets better and better over time.
Kenny George is an electrical engineer with interests in a variety of areas (such as resonant converter topologies, modeling and control of power converter systems and devices, and electric vehicle applications). He spent 7 years combined in academic and industrial research and development of power converter solutions before deciding to join the Purkeys team where he could work closer to end-users and vehicle markets.
Celia is a Technical Writer with a master’s degree in Translation and certification in marketing. She has had many unique work experiences in her career, but Purkeys is her first experience working in the trucking industry. It isn’t a field Celia expected to end up in, but she has found that she really loves it!
Robyn has been a part of Purkeys from the very beginning and has been a fundamental player in the development and growth of the company. In the beginning, she did a little of everything—from managing inventory, to unloading deliveries, to managing customer accounts.
Francisco graduated as a journalist, but throughout his career he had opportunities to work in the technology and human resource departments. When he came to Purkeys, Francisco not only brought his HR and IT expertise to the company, but also his love of people.