Mike Williams, President / Chief Operating Officer
After nearly 20 years in the logistics industry, Mike founded AAGEX Freight Group, LLC in 2016 to continue his career dedicated to challenging freight transportation and logistics entrepreneurs to achieve their greatest success and to always strive for excellence. Mike brings critical thinking leadership and a relentless pursuit of business growth and expansion with "best solution" engineering, proactive risk administration, and customer experience excellence. His past experiences include roles as chief operating officer, general counsel, president and chief executive officer at several logistics and trucking companies ranging in revenues from $30 – $400 million. Mike received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida (Tampa), his graduate degrees from Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Lansing, MI) and the University of Florida (Gainesville), and received a Certification in Transportation and Logistics (CTL) from the University of North Florida (Jacksonville). He is a member of the Transportation and Logistics Council, Transportation Lawyers Association, the American Society for Transportation and Logistics, and the Transportation Club of Jacksonville. Mike is also a co-founder of Children's Safe Passage, a non-profit organization, which seeks to protect children from predatory violence.
Jon Bramlett, Vice President of Operations
Jon is an operations specialist and brings a wealth of experience to the AAGEX Freight Group leadership team. In his role with AAGEX, Jon is responsible for developing and executing the company’s truckload operations strategy, and supporting our network of talented sales professionals. Jon’s impressive 18 year career in freight transportation and logistics began with a small Jacksonville based company and includes progressively advancing positions of responsibility and operations at mega size organizations. From 1998-2006, Jon advanced through freight coordinator, branch manager, and operations manager positions with Stonier Transportation Group, earning accolades for his commitment to service quality excellence. From 2006-2009, Jon was Transportation Manger at NYK Logistics where he lead a high performing truckload and intermodal services team. From 2010-2016, Jon held operations positions within the Crowley organization, Manager of Brokerage Services, Manager of Intermodal Carrier Team, and General Manager of Customized Trucking. Jon received his B.S degree from West Georgia College.
Bill Sandberg, Vice President of Technology
As Vice President of Technology, Bill’s primary objective is to ensure that the infrastructure and technology platforms utilized and provided by AAGEX are second-to-none. Bill’s experience includes roles as chief information officer, executive vice president, and board of director’s member for several multi-million dollar private equity, 3PL and trucking companies such as Rising Sun Systems and NYK Logistics (now Yusen Logistics). Some of his accomplishments include creating cloud infrastructure, maintaining budgetary responsibilities, and performing key consulting that helped these companies grow up to 50% in average annual growth. Bill received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Mathematics from the University of North Florida in 1991. In his spare time, Bill loves spending time with his family and is an avid supporter of youth leadership development programs such as the Boy Scouts of America.
Kim Watson, Director of Business Services & Human Resources
Kim has over 10 years of experience in the freight transportation and logistics industry, and has developed a passion for working with spirited independent freight agents, and assisting their business growth and professional development. Throughout her impressive career thus far, she has gained expertise in key back-office support functions, including carrier relations, freight claims administration, accounts collections and finance. In her role with AAGEX as Director of Business Services & Human Resources, Kim will lead the administration and staffing of our platform as an industry leader, and maintain responsibility for the seamless integration with our network.
Kim is a 2005 graduate of the University of Kentucky, and earned her Certificate in Transportation & Logistics from the University of North Florida in 2012.