Press Release - Bestpass Appoints New Chairman to the Board of Directors
Bestpass Appoints New Chairman to the Board of Directors
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Press Release - Bestpass Appoints New Chairman to the Board of Directors
Bestpass Names New Chairman to
Board of Directors
Toll management and discount services provider welcomes
CEO of Leonard’s Express
ALBANY, NY– June 11, 2014 – Bestpass™, Inc., providers of
bulk purchasing and streamlined toll management services to
commercial fleets, today announced that after serving on the
Board of Directors for four years, Ken Johnson has now been
appointed as Chairman of the Board.
"I am excited that such a knowledgeable industry professional as Ken will chair the
Bestpass Board," said Jon Andrews, president and CEO of Bestpass. "Ken brings extensive
expertise in the trucking industry to Bestpass. He is stepping in to help lead our rapidly
expanding network from a regional to a nationwide and international solution.”
Ken Johnson’s appointment as Chairman of the Bestpass Board of Directors is another
milestone amid a lifetime career in trucking. Past Chairman of the New York State Motor
Truck Association, Johnson is currently CEO of Leonard’s Express, a family owned
transportation provider founded by his parents in Farmington, New York with offices
throughout the United States. Leonard’s Express is a diversified business with a truckload,
LTL, refrigerated truckload and flatbed divisions. Additionally, intermodal, ocean containers
and distribution services are available.
“It is an honor to be elected to the Chairmanship of Bestpass Board of Directors,” said Ken
Johnson. “My own company benefits tremendously from the Bestpass toll management
platform. It is a wonderful company that offers a great service to the trucking industry. Our
main goal is to move forward in a way that will allow Bestpass to expand while always
remaining focused on its founding roots of serving the trucking industry.”
About Bestpass™, Inc.
Founded in 2003 by the New York State Motor Truck Association, Bestpass was designed
for truckers, by truckers, to save commercial motor carriers time and money. Bestpass
offers a streamlined, single-source toll management service that includes toll discounts,
consolidated billing, violation processing and a single device for both toll and weigh station
bypass. Bestpass is compatible with a growing number of toll and weigh station bypass
networks and has partnerships with state highway authorities throughout the United States.
Currently, Bestpass customers have more than 250,000 pieces of equipment and over
125,000 transponders in service, resulting in over $22 million in tolls processed monthly. For
more information, visit www.bestpass.com.
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