American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Announces New Board Members

The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) today announced the following additions to its board of directors.

  • Mark Cabrera, CEO of Saddle Creek Logistics Services
  • Brent Hutto, chief relationship officer at
  • author Robert O. Martichenko, CEO of LeanCor Supply Chain Group
  • Tim Osmulski, director of the supply chain and logistics segment at The Raymond Corporation
  • Natalie Putnam, chief commercial officer at Verst Logistics
  • Elijah Ray, executive vice president of customer solutions for Sunland Logistics Solutions
  • Roger W. Woody, founding partner of NaviChain Consultants, and retired executive lecturer and director of the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Kansas’s School of Business.

They join longtime returning board members Mark E. Richards, Richard Sharpe, Cheryl Harrity, Ian Wright, Penelope Menzies and Michael Gardner in forming the core of ALAN’s leadership team.

“A humanitarian organization can only be as strong and successful as the leaders behind it, which is why we’re elated to welcome these industry all-stars to our board – all while also offering our thanks to our retiring board member, Clifford Otto,” said ALAN Executive Director Kathy Fulton.  “We’re extremely grateful to each of these professionals for saying yes, and we’re looking forward to the new energy and ideas they’ll bring to the ALAN team.”


Founded in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, ALAN is a philanthropic, industry-wide organization that provides free logistics assistance to disaster relief organizations before, during and after catastrophic events. It does this by bringing the expertise and resources of the logistics industry together with humanitarian organizations so that help can arrive sooner, and each relief dollar can be maximized. Over the years it has coordinated compassionate supply chain services for natural disasters including hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes and floods. To learn more visit


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