Hawaiian Ocean Transport, Inc. has strengthened its core management team by hiring Julian Velez as the new business development manager. As the new development manager, Velez will bring new perspectives and extensive knowledge from his seven years of experience as a leader in the transportation industry. Prior to joining Hawaiian Ocean Transport, Inc. Velez most recently held the position of Solutions Specialist & Sales Manager for Old Dominion Freight Line.
Velez is a Southern California native and attended both Pepperdine University and California State University Los Angeles, receiving a degree in Business Administration. Velez brings a wealth of knowledge in generating profitable revenue growth, as well as extensive experience selling all business segments for transportation and value added services. He has a background in operations and sales management and will be involved with business development and sales for Hawaiian Ocean Transport, Inc. Velez lives with his two daughters in Chino, Calif. and enjoys spending time with friends and family.