Craig Roeder

Craig Roeder, Chief Executive Officer

Craig shepherds the company in our quest to continuously develop innovative solutions and products for our clients. He started ProTrans in 1993 with just a few employees and a vision of providing something different. Today, he leads over 1000 employees in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Prior to ProTrans, Craig worked many years in logistics both as an entrepreneur and at RCA. He holds an accounting degree from Indiana University and resides in Indianapolis, devoting much of his time to family and the community.

Gary Cardenas

Gary Cardenas, President 

Gary began his career with ProTrans International in 1996 as a Business Development Mgr., quickly becoming Director Of Sales and then Vice President of Sales/Marketing before leaving in 2009/2010 to become Owner and President of TOC Logistics International, Inc. In 2017, he returned to serve as President of ProTrans, integrating TOC into the ProTrans Holdings operations.

Gary is an accomplished supply chain solutions professional with over thirty years of increasing responsibility in the International/Domestic logistics industry. He has a strong background in operating environments and is proficient in establishing continuous improvement processes and quality-based problem-solving. He also has a keen understanding of, and can effectively penetrate internal and external business practices and industrial processes to maximize revenues, improve operations, and strengthen business relationships.

Gary received his education in International Marketing from William Rainey Harper College and National-Louis University.

Shawn Masters

Shawn Masters, Chief Commercial Officer

Shawn is responsible for the commercial strategy and development of the organization, the customer interface, and product and service expansion. He leads all activities related to marketing, account management, supply chain management and transportation management operations. Since joining ProTrans in 2006, Shawn has previously held the title of Vice President of Logistics and is responsible for the startup of the company’s third-party logistics service offering and Vice President of Operations while leading all consolidation and transportation operations activities.

Before joining ProTrans, he was Director of Customer Logistics at Ryder Logistics, involved in many account startups including top-tier one and OEM manufacturing accounts. A 1993 graduate of Central Michigan University, Shawn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in logistics management and marketing.

Lisa Doerner

Lisa Doerner, Chief Financial Officer

Lisa leads all accounting and analysis activities, along with strategic planning. She first joined ProTrans in 1995 through the accounting department, worked in the analysis department from 1999 to 2004, and later served as Manager of Analysis from 2004 to 2009. These many years of experience gave her deep insight into the inner-workings of a company she would soon lead.


A graduate of Indiana University, Lisa has a degree in accounting.

John Woods

John Woods, Executive Vice President of Sales

John joined ProTrans in 1999 as a Sales Consultant in California. He later served roles as Regional Director of Border Sales in Texas and General Director of ProTrans de Mexico in Queretaro, Mexico, overseeing Sales, Operations and Administration. He currently serves as EVP of Sales, a position he has held since 2009.


Prior to joining ProTrans, John held a variety of Sales and Operations positions in the international ocean shipping division of Consolidated Freightways in Seattle and Los Angeles. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University.

Allen Phelps

Allen Phelps, Chief Information Officer

Allen leads all strategic development in bringing technology and business solutions together — all in an effort to make ProTrans a leader in providing innovative and consistent results. Prior to joining ProTrans, he served as IT Director for Celadon Trucking.


A graduate of Ivy Technical College of Indiana, Allen holds an Associates degree in computer science and technology.

Chris Blunk

Chris Blunk, Chief Operations Officer

Chris is responsible for all operational activities including Consolidation Operations in the United States and Mexico, Transportation Management and Freight Management; assuring these functions are aligned to meet the objectives of ProTrans and its customers.


As an integral part of ProTrans for over nineteen years, his background includes extensive experience in Operations, Analysis, and Logistics Engineering, as well as experience, gained Manager of Pricing and Cost Analysis and Director of Financial Analysis. As a senior leader, Chris contributes toward employee engagement, leadership development, customer focus, and quality. Chris holds a Bachelor degree in accounting from Indiana University.

Ratnam Philip

Ratnam Philip, Chief Analytics Officer 

Ratnam serves as ProTrans’ Chief Analytics Officer. In this role, he brings strong data science background empowering both people and companies with strategic data. Ratnam has over 30 years’ experience in supply chain, logistics, transportation, and customs compliance. He has worked for Fortune 500 companies and managed global organizations.

Ratnam holds an MBA from Andhra University, India. 

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