Influential Woman in Trucking award finalists named by WIT

WIT award finalists

The Women In Trucking Association announced today four finalists for the 2022 Influential Woman in Trucking award, sponsored by Daimler Truck North America.

The award finalists are:

  • Trina Norman, Transportation Operation Manager, UPS
  • Jill Quinn, President, Centerline Drivers
  • Mari Roberts, Vice President of Transportation, Frito-Lay
  • Lindsey Trent, President & Co-Founder, Next Generation in Trucking Association

This is the 12th year for the award which was developed in 2010 to recognize female leaders and to attract and advance women in the trucking industry. The award highlights the achievements of female role models and trailblazers in the trucking industry, according to WIT.

Trina Norman is the South Cal Feeder Operations Manager with UPS and has been with the company for 32 years. Norman has proven to be a well-rounded leader and a global citizen. Her mission is to recruit, empower, mentor, and encourage women to join the elite women behind the wheel at UPS. Learn More

Jill Quinn is the executive leader of Centerline Drivers and PeopleReady Skilled Trades, driving business growth and performance excellence and cultivating customer partnerships for these two TrueBlue companies. With more than 25 years of leadership experience, Quinn leverages her knowledge and expertise to ensure customers receive the qualified drivers or skilled tradespeople they need to keep their businesses moving forward. Learn More

Mari Roberts, CTP is the Vice President of Transportation for Frito-Lay. In this role, she leads a team of approximately 3,000 employees in both the field and headquarters organization responsible for the safety, cost, and service performance of the 28 Traffic Centers in the U.S. and Third Party Carrier Operations. Learn More

Lindsey Trent is the co-founder and President of the Next Generation in Trucking Association, a non-profit trade association with the mission to promote trucking as a positive career field, create trucking programs while encouraging training and employment of young people in the trucking industry, and connect them to training and employment opportunities. Learn More

“We’re impressed by the high caliber of finalists for this year’s award. All four demonstrate exemplary leadership and are making significant and positive contributions to their networks, workplaces, communities, and the transportation industry as a whole,” said Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO. “We applaud their passion and commitment to change the landscape in which women serve.”

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All four finalists will participate on a panel discussion at the WIT Accelerate! Conference & Expo held in Dallas, Nov. 13-16. The winner will be announced after the panel discussion on Tues., Nov. 15 at 9:15 a.m. CST.