Trailer Bridge, Inc. announced that Adam E. Gawrysh, Jr., 38, has been promoted to Vice President, Inland Operations. His previous position at Trailer Bridge was Director, Trucking Operations. This is a newly created position and Mr. Gawrysh will take on additional responsibilities related to Trailer Bridge’s inland operations. With this addition, the Company now has eight officers with an average tenure of twelve years. Trailer Bridge was founded thirteen years ago.
Mr. Gawrysh has been employed at Trailer Bridge since 1992. He has managed Trailer Bridge’s trucking and inland operations since 2000 and before that served in various sales capacities for the Company. Mr. Gawrysh earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Illinois University in 1988. He was a co-recipient of the 2005 Malcom P. McLean Innovative Spirit Award. The award, in honor of the late founder of Trailer Bridge who was the leading transportation innovator of the 20th century, is given each year at the annual meeting to employees whose innovative and persistent efforts particularly benefited the Company.
“Adam’s performance has been outstanding,” said John D. McCown, Trailer Bridge's Chairman & CEO. “In addition to keeping our inland system running on time, he has initiated and followed through with innovative ideas resulting in direct and quantifiable financial benefits. With his sales background, Adam knows firsthand the importance of timely and efficient inland operations. On behalf of the Board and all officers at Trailer Bridge, I am very pleased to welcome Adam as an officer.”