Executive Team

William T. Ward, CEO and Chairman

William (Bill) Ward, grandson of founder W.W. Ward, has steered the company with a steady hand through the most turbulent economic environment of his generation. Having worked his entire career in different departments of his family’s company, he knows the trucking business inside and out.

What marks Bill most is an affinity for his employees, most of whom he knows by first name and a drive to continually raise the bar on the quality of service given to his customers. Contact.

Glynn Stewart, CFO and General Counsel

For over 30 years, Glynn Stewart has guided the corporate strategy and financial health of transportation and manufacturing companies. With a laser focus on improving the customer experience, Glynn makes certain that the day-to-day details that matter the most to customers are reflected in Ward’s corporate strategy and investment priorities. Contact.

Chuck DeLutis, COO

When it comes to igniting teams with a passion for exceeding customer expectations, few have done it better in the transportation industry than Chuck DeLutis. Chuck brings a long and stellar track record of performance, results, and high energy leadership to his role as Chief Operating Officer of Ward Transport and Logistics. Contact.

Timothy Ward, Vice President Processes and Quality

Tim is a major reason why Ward Truckload Express enjoys exceptionally high customer satisfaction ratings. For years he brought a laser focus to the job of continual process and quality improvement within our Truckload operations. Today he applies that same dedication and expertise to Ward’s LTL and Logistics businesses. Our customers experience the difference Tim makes every day, and they know he has their back. Contact.


Thomas Reger, Staff Vice President of Business Development

With nearly 30 years of Industry experience Tom leads teams devoted to Pricing/Yield Management, Marketing/Business Development, Strategic Development of Ward’s Extended Network and Ward’s Inside Sales/Customer Development Team.  Contact.

Daniel Schultz, Vice President of Supply Chain & Customer Support

Customers looking for innovative solutions to supply chain problems ask to spend some time with Daniel Schultz. That’s because for over 20 years he has earned a reputation for being one of the most knowledgeable, creative, logistical experts in the Northeast.

Daniel helps customers develop effective transportation, distribution and warehousing strategies to streamline their supply chain functions. He also manages our first-rate Customer Service and Claims Department along with Forward Brokerage and Ward Truckload Express. Contact.

Steve Blevins, Vice President of Corporate Accounts & Field Development

32 years of transportation experience in Sales Management, Corporate Accounts, Training & Development and Local Sales. Currently resides in Johnson City TN; 2 children (Will -21 yrs old; Jacob-16 ) Spouse Katy Blevins. Currently overseeing Corporate Accounts and TSM’s located in Winchester, Richmond, Raleigh & Charlotte. Also will be involved with Field Sales Development with local TSMs and Sales Management. Hobbies include: Outdoors, camping, fishing, golf, SEC Football & family activities.Contact

 Douglas G. Newton, Vice President of Operations

30 plus years in the industry, both in LTL and in small package.  Currently directing the efforts of Operations for 19 service centers in the Ward direct footprint.  Prior to Ward, spent 8 years working with a regional carrier in Operations and 11 years in Operations/Engineering in the small package business.Contact

Jeffrey W. Heiselmeyer, Regional Vice President of Sales – East

Jeff started his transportation career in 1978. He began as a dispatch clerk at a break-bulk facility located in Phillipsburg NJ. He continued in Operations for the next 15 years finally transitioning from Service Center Manger to City Sales Manager in Philadelphia and then York– where he also was had responsibility for the company’s development of distribution and consolidation programs. His next assignment was as a Corporate Account Executive traveling within Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Tennessee. Jeff returned to sales management in 1999 and is currently responsible for developing effective supply chain solutions for the customer base in the East.Contact

Ross T. Martin, Director of Regional Sales – West

For 13 years Ross has led teams to successful results in transportation and the home building industry. Ross currently leads the local Western Sales Team and is closing in on becoming a 10 year veteran in the transportation industry. Ross brings knowledge, creativity, and high energy to the Ward Team.Contact

Rick Fleischer, Director of Operations & Development