ENID, Okla. (Jan. 4, 2024) — Groendyke Transport has made several changes to its senior leadership, including naming Joe Morrissey president. Greg Hodgen will remain CEO while transitioning presidency of Groendyke Transport.
In addition, David Snapp has been named senior vice president of branding, and Robbie Parrish has been promoted to vice president of operations.
“I could not be more pleased with the recent achievements of the Groendyke Transport team and am confident when I say, our best days are ahead of us,” said Groendyke CEO Greg Hodgen. “We have many ambitious goals for the next one, two, and five years. These changes best position us to achieve these goals and continue our long-term succession planning. I am fully committed to celebrating Groendyke’s 100th anniversary as CEO and will continue to play a meaningful role in overall operations while shifting my responsibilities more fully to acquisitions and strategically positioning Groendyke for future success.”
Morrissey brings 40-plus years of experience in the chemical and bulk tank trucking industry, including the past five years at Groendyke Transport. His leadership and acute business acumen led to the successful integration and transition of McKenzie Tank Lines into Groendyke in 2019 via acquisition. He also transformed Groendyke’s sales and commercial team as well as its centralized planning centers. Morrissey’s rich, lifelong experiences, achievements, and leadership make him well qualified for the position. As president, he is responsible for all company operations.
In his new role, Snapp is responsible for communicating, reinforcing, and fostering the company’s mission, vision, values, and culture, championing Groendyke’s status as the safest, strongest, and best employer in the bulk trucking business. His 37 years of experience with Groendyke makes him the right choice to lead these efforts.
Parrish joined Groendyke in 2014 after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. He has put together an impressive list of achievements during his tenure at Groendyke, excelling at each of his assignments, including terminal manager and planning center director. Among his many talents, Parrish’s leadership focuses on team building, process expertise, and organizational efficiency. As vice president of operations, he will be responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations.
“These promotions exemplify our commitment to our people and further solidify the future of Groendyke Transport for decades to come,” Hodgen said.
Groendyke Transport, Inc. provides superior, dependable transportation services and bulk logistics solutions that consistently deliver value to leading companies that place a premium on safety and performance. Groendyke Transport is a privately held, family-owned company and a record eight-time Heil Trophy winner for best overall safety record and program in the country.