Pricing Analyst & Business Development
Mr. Kelley procures, coordinates, and maintains pricing for our larger freight accounts. Additionally, Mark works with our Account Executives providing discernment, advice, and guidance to them regarding carriers and pricing as they work through the sales process. Mark spent fifteen years at AAA Cooper Transportation, a regional LTL Freight carrier based out of Alabama. The last five years there, Mark served as a national account executive. Working on the asset-based side for many years gives Mr. Kelley a keen understanding of what our partner carriers can and cannot do. Mark has a BS in Business Management from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Mr. Kelley lives with his wife in the DFW area in the little suburb of Flower Mound, which is located about five miles north of the DFW Airport. For recreation Mark plays handball, fishes, and hikes when possible.
Mike Lueck ensures Cerasis receives accurate and timely information from carriers in regards to tracking and billing information on all freight shipments. Additionally, Mr. Lueck runs specialized freight shipment activity reports and freight analysis reports for our Account Executives so that they may better consult and improve our customers' freight and transportation departments.
Before joining Cerasis, Mike worked with freight invoicing for Spokane Stainless Products and handled the order tracking database for their two production warehouses in Spokane, WA, and Cincinnati, Ohio. Working directly for a manufacturer, Mike understood how important clean data was for maximizing business decisions for great hard and soft cost savings.
Mike attended Immanuel Lutheran College where he studied elementary education.
Carrier relations support
Tammie sends out Cerasis pricing Appendices and updates the Cerasis Rater with pricing, ensuring that the carriers are rating correctly. Additionally, Tammie helps build carriers for analysis, researching data with the carriers who best match the needs of our customers. Before coming to Cerasis, Mrs. Self worked for several companies in the accounting department as well as working previously as a Customer Service Manager. Tammie studied at San Jacinto College with a focus on accounting. Here experience in accounting is vital to empower Mrs. Self to accurately implement important rate data from carriers into the Cerasis Rater. Tammie lives in Northwest Houston, TX. She has four wonderful sons. She likes to spend time with her family and friends, going to the beach, lake or river, riding and grooming her horse, and loves to read.
Sierra assists in the process of building pricing in the Cerasis Rater. She receives carrier proposals and converts them into Appendix format for signature. Further, Ms. VanHorn inputs pricing into the Cerasis rating engine so customers see accurate and up to date pricing. Sierra maintains relationships with carriers to ensure that we are supporting their pricing and any additional fees associated accurately to our customers.
Before coming to Cerasis Ms. VanHorn predominately worked for small business owners as an all hands on deck assistant assisting in organizing their data books and employee qualification charts.
Sierra attended Lonestar Community College and dabbled in a variety of topics such as nursing, business, and some computer programming classes.
Ms. VanHorn resides in Houston, Texas wth her daughter and two cats. In her spare time she loves spending time with family as well as doing anything crafty.