Mike Williams, President and Chief Operating Officer
Mike founded AAGEX Freight Group, LLC in 2016, after nearly 20 years in the logistics industry, to continue a career dedicated to helping freight transportation and logistics entrepreneurs achieve their greatest success through service excellence. Mike promotes critical thinking leadership, “best solution” engineering, proactive risk administration, and customer experience excellence with a relentless pursuit of business growth and expansion. Mike received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida, graduate degrees from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and the University of Florida. He went on to receive a Certification in Transportation and Logistics (CTL) from the University of North Florida. He is currently a member of the Transportation Lawyers Association, the American Society for Transportation and Logistics, the Transportation Club of Jacksonville, the JAX Chamber of Commerce, and the JAX Chamber Transportation and Logistics Council.
Rebecca M. Ebbecke, Chief Financial Officer
Rebecca’s extensive background in finance, business administration, operations and law, brings significant corporate finance expertise to the leadership team. Her previous positions include Director of Finance with a national marketing company, CFO for a multi-company international conglomerate, including Clear Channel and Televisa, where as an Executive Committee member, Rebecca was an integral part of managing the diligence process in the sale of the business to a multi-billion-dollar strategic buyer.
In addition to her finance experience and credentials, Rebecca is also an attorney. As a regular on the Dean’s List in both college and law school, she earned summa cum laude honors for each degree, and a position as a Federal Judicial Clerk, and Faculty Teaching Fellow. Among her recognitions, Ms. Ebbecke received the Colorado Society of CPA’s Gold Key Award and was named the American Society of Women Accountants Top Woman Accounting Graduate.
Chris Reeves, Chief Commercial Officer
Chris Reeves joined AGX Freight in December 2020 as Chief Commercial Officer. Chris has over 20 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry holding management positions with Blue-Grace Logistics, US Xpress, and most recently as Senior Director of Revenue Management at Forward Air, Inc. During his career, he has been helped build 3PL organizations while serving in leadership roles in sales, pricing, and operations. As CCO, Chris is responsible for expanding the Company’s freight service offerings under the AGX Freight brand through the Company’s nationwide network of sales and operations professionals. Chris is based in Jacksonville, along with his wife Dana and two sons, J. Hogan (12) and Payne (10).
Jon Bramlett, Vice President – Operations
Jon’s impressive career in freight transportation and logistics began with a small Jacksonville-based company and includes progressively advanced positions with increasing responsibility at large organizations. As an operations specialist, he brings a wealth of experience to the leadership team. Jon is responsible for developing and executing the company’s truckload operations strategy and providing support to the AGX network of talented sales professionals.
In his early career days, Jon advanced through Stonier Transportation Group as a freight coordinator, branch manager, and operations manager, earning accolades for his commitment to service quality excellence. While working as the Transportation Manager at NYK Logistics, he led a high performing truckload and intermodal services team. Making his mark at the Crowley organization, Jon served as the Manager of Brokerage Services, Manager of Intermodal Carrier Team, and General Manager of Customized Trucking. Jon attended West Georgia College, where he received his undergraduate degree.
Jay Nemeth, Vice President – Central Capacity Operations
Jay Nemeth joined AGX Freight as Director of Central Capacity in 2018 after running his own freight business for 19 years. In 2020, Jay was promoted to Vice-President, Central Capacity Operations. Jay brings over 27 years of progressive transportation and logistics experience to AGX Freight. Jay began his career in Gainesville, Georgia with a local freight broker, and moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1997 to accept a position with Stonier Transportation as a lead broker. With an insatiable desire to win, which he defines as a superior customer experience and strong relationships with carriers, Jay consistently receives accolades from his customer and carrier relationships for the quality of service he delivers for small, mid-sized, and Fortune 500 customers. Jay brings his passion, industry knowledge and experience to the Central Capacity team where his leadership drives AGX Freight’s customer service and operational integrity in support of the Company’s network of sales and freight professionals.
John Phipps, Vice President – Intermodal Operations
John Phipps joined AGX Freight in October 2020 as Vice President of Intermodal Operations. John has worked in the Intermodal Transportation industry for more than 30 years. Prior to joining AGX Freight, John was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Sunteck from 2008-2020, where he was responsible for growing a network of capacity agents, which generated gross revenues in excess of $125 million. John has held senior management positions with Blue Dolphin Express, All Points Transportation and Savannah Intermodal. John served in the United States Marine Corps and retired with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3. While on active duty, John attended National University, San Diego where he earned an Associate degree in Business Management.
James Bagwell, National Sales
James joined AGX in February 2017 as Senior Vice President of Sales. He has worked in the transportation and logistics industry for over 25 years. Throughout his career, he has held various leadership roles, including National Sales Executive, Executive Vice President of Business Development, and Executive Vice President of Sales. His experience includes transportation management and freight movement within asset-based trucking, brokerage, LTL, intermodal, and yard management, representing companies such as NYK Logistics and Conway Freight. James earned his degree from the College of Charleston. Outside of work, James is an avid fisherman and is a USCG licensed captain.
Kim Watson, Director of Business Services & Human Resources
Kim has been in the freight transportation and logistics industry since 2005 and has developed a passion for working with spirited, independent freight agents assisting in their business growth and professional development. Throughout her impressive career, she has gained expertise in key back-office support functions, including carrier relations, freight claims administration, credit collections, and finance. In her role as Director of Business Services and Human Resources, Kim leads the administration and staffing for AGX and maintains responsibility for the seamless integration of our network of logistics professionals.
Kim is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and earned her Certificate in Transportation and Logistics from the University of North Florida.