Johnny Jones Sr.
Chief Executive Officer, Lipsey Logistics Worldwide and Lipsey Trucking
Johnny is the Chief Executive Officer of Lipsey Logistics Worldwide and Lipsey Trucking. Johnny’s executive leadership roles with Lipsey Logistics and Lipsey Trucking have spanned many years, and he has helped to lay the foundation for a growing and successful company. In late 2014, Johnny launched asset-based Lipsey Trucking, which has grown to over 100 employees in four short years. Johnny is highly engaged in the day-to-day operations of both companies and works closely with his executive leadership team to establish strategy and direction that exceeds customer expectations, while building partnerships with carriers and suppliers. With his innate leadership and ability to engage with and cultivate the full potential of employees, Johnny has built a successful $300 million-plus logistics and trucking business.
With over two decades of transportation and logistics experience, Johnny began his career at U.S. Xpress as a dispatcher and worked his way up to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Upon his departure in 2007, Johnny joined the Hub Group where he led the business development department for three years.
A native Chattanoogan, Johnny strongly believes community involvement and support is critical to the development of our youth. Johnny is an active supporter of several local charities, including spending his time and resources as a boxing mentor at the YMCA’s Community Action Project, and with The Forgotten Child Fund.