Kerry Byrne

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Term: 2024-2033

 Kerry Byrne has over 35 years of experience growing teams and leading businesses. He joined Total Quality Logistics (TQL) in 2005 as Executive Vice President and was appointed President in 2021. Kerry oversees the entire sales organization and has been instrumental in driving remarkable company growth.

Under Kerry’s leadership, revenue has grown from $196 million to $6.7 billion, achieving a 26% Compounded Annual Growth Rate. The workforce has expanded from 300 to over 9,000, with offices growing from one to over 60 and lines of business increasing from one to 15. TQL is now the second-largest freight brokerage firm in North America and 62nd among the largest private companies in the U.S. 

Prior to TQL, Kerry was with Fifth Third Bancorp for 17 years.

A Cincinnati native, he holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Cincinnati.