Dan Dershem, President and Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for the overall business strategy and corporate leadership of LeanLogistics. Dan oversees the day-to-day operations of LeanLogistics and develops the executive strategy for business growth to drive maximum value for LeanLogistics’ clients.
Dan also served as Senior Vice President of Global Logistics for CHEP, a logistics solutions company specializing in the management of standardized unit-load equipment. Within the CHEP organization, Dan was responsible for the development and implementation of the global logistics strategy for CHEP, including global technology roll-out along with cost and service performance.
Chief Commercial Officer
Chris Timmer, Chief Commercial Officer, is responsible for corporate strategy and growth of LeanLogistics. In his role, he leads all commercial aspects of the LeanLogistics business from Sales and Marketing teams to the Business Consulting organization.
Prior to taking these responsibilities, Chris served as the COO and SVP of Business Development and Strategy for LeanLogistics. Chris has spent the last 23 years in transportation and supply chain delivering software and services solutions globally.
Chief Operations Officer
Tim Hinson, Chief Operations Officer, is responsible for implementation services, strategic support services, procurement services, and engineering as well as overseeing the Managed Transportation Services department. Tim’s role in the global development of the LeanLogistics’ technology is through strategy and service, bringing value to customers through the entire supply chain process.
Tim brings 3PL, warehousing, supply chain, and design experience to the LeanLogistics team. Prior to this role, Tim previously served as SVP, Global Logistics for LeanLogistics as well as Vice-President, Logistics (Americas) for CHEP.
Chief Technology Officer
Chris Johnson, Chief Technology Officer of LeanLogistics, oversees all research and development activity at LeanLogistics and is responsible for the LeanTMS® product roadmap. A LeanLogistics employee since 2004, Chris served as the lead technologist of several initiatives including optimization, LeanFleet®, LeanSource®, and LeanDex® before taking his current role. With a background in computer science and mathematics, his unique approach to software development continues to drive LeanLogistics’ technology solutions.
Co-Founder & VP of Sales
Jeff Potts, Co-Founder and Vice President of Sales of LeanLogistics, is responsible for overseeing the LeanLogistics sales team to support revenue growth for all solutions provided by LeanLogistics. Jeff plays a vital role in the growth of the company through the ongoing partnerships with strategic client organizations while leading the global expansion of the organization.
Jeff has held positions in sales, consulting, and business development during his past 29 years of experience in the transportation industry, providing significant knowledge of diverse supply chains and vast industry experience. In addition, Jeff co-founded LeanLogistics in 1999.
VP of Human Resources
Dan Broekhuizen, Vice President of Human Resources, strives to maintain and cultivate the culture of LeanLogistics, where “My Goal Is Your Success” is not just an HR initiative, but instead is the core value that every team member is committed to, both internally and externally.
With more than 10 years in the talent management field, Dan has been actively involved in team member relations as well as coaching and development. Dan’s experience in the manufacturing and service industries enables him to plan, direct, and coordinate talent management and organizational development activities to maximize the growth and performance of all team members.