U.S. Xpress Enterprises has announced that Eric Fuller will assume the role of CEO and in related moves the company’s board named Lisa Quinn Pate as the new president and chief administrative officer for the truckload carrier, effective immediately.
With this announcement, the Board also announced Max Fuller will take on the role of executive chairman for the company.
Fuller has worked for U.S. Xpress for nearly 20 years in various management roles across the company, including regional operations manager and senior vice president of operations. For the past 5 years, he has served as president and chief operating officer for U.S. Xpress where he was responsible for operations including OTR, Dedicated services, customer service and planning.
Lisa Quinn Pate has worked for U.S. Xpress since 2002 where she has put her legal and administrative background to work in key functions across the company, including information technology, human resources and safety. Prior to being named president, Pate served as general counsel and the chief administrative officer for U.S. Xpress.
Co-founder Max Fuller will remain a full-time executive officer in his new role as executive chairman for U.S. Xpress. In this position, his primary focus will be on long-term strategy, industry innovation, talent development and equipment.
Founded in 1986, U.S. Xpress Enterprises is the nation’s second largest privately owned truckload carrier, providing a wide variety of transportation solutions throughout North America.