Dustin Koehl has been with Total Transportation since 2007. He is responsible for leading the national sales team and marketing efforts. Dustin is a persistent leader passionate about value creation and developing people. Proven by working with some of the world’s largest brands and implementing several multi-million dollar service awards, he has learned the critical need for cross-collaboration to execute at high levels.
Prior to joining Total Transportation, Dustin spent several years working in the finance industry for Morgan Stanley, AIG, Clayton Homes, & Northwestern Mutual. During this time, he developed a heart and vision for young leaders in business, while identifying the economic impact that a sales department can have on people’s lives.
Beginning in the 2008 recession, Dustin played a vital role in diversifying Total’s customer portfolio. He developed relationships with several Fortune 500 Companies; Food & Beverage, Retail, and E-Commerce. Along with creating revenue, Dustin revitalized the Management Trainee Program and lead efforts to create a social media platform for Total’s drivers. Currently, Dustin spends much of his time traveling the country, meeting with key customers and developing the Total brand.
In 2013, Dustin was selected as one of the top young executives in the country and completed a 1 year leadership program with the American Trucking Association (ATA). Dustin currently serves on the ATA’s Image & Outreach and Chairman’s Membership Committees.
Dustin holds a MBA with a focus in organizational management from Lincoln Memorial University and a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Finance & International Business from the University of Tennessee. Alumnus of Alpha Kappa Psi – Professional Business Fraternity.
In addition, Dustin has been highlighted as a guest speaker at the University Of Tennessee Haslam College Of Business - Venture Learning Community (2013) and selected as a panelist for the ATA’s Management Conference - San Diego, CA (2014).
Dustin and his wife, Melissa currently live in Knoxville, TN. They are very active in their church and community. In their spare time, the Koehl’s enjoy playing golf together and international travel.