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CRAIG HALL

Board Member

Craig has nearly 40 years of experience in logistics, technology and information services management. An early innovator, he founded eight successful supply chain and related technology companies including LeanLogistics, Inc. and Total Logistic Control Group (now part of Ryder Logistics).

Combining his experience in the logistics, technology and internet industries, he founded LeanLogistics, Inc. LeanLogistics created a revolutionary web-native on-demand Transportation Management System (TMS) utilizing the internet to create a real-time, on-line collaborative environment for shippers and carriers. They developed patented Software as a Service (SaaS) technology for shippers and carriers to proactively manage their entire supply chain from planning to execution and settlement. For the past 10 years they have been named as one of the top 100 logistics software companies in the country, and in 2005 they were named one of the Top 50 Companies to Watch in Michigan. In 2008, Craig sold the company to Brambles Limited, an international public company providing global supply chain support services.

Craig is a director of Alpena Power Company, Cascade Engineering, Comfort Research, Grand Valley Research Corporation, Lakeshore Advantage, NewNorth Center for Design in Business, Start Garden, Oversight Committee of the Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute, Chairman of the Holland SmartZone, Past Chairman of the Michigan Chapter of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Founding Director of the Grand Angels. In 2003, Craig was honored as one of the Top 20 Logistic Professionals in the country and in 2010 as Purdue University’s Outstanding Industrial Engineering Alumni.

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