Frank Adelman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Frank Adelman leads the Transflo business and executive team. In 2004, he joined the company as Senior Vice President, and he was appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer in 2013. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and General Manager for both the Merchant Services Division and the Transportation Group at Comdata Corp., a $350M provider of payment and information services to the transportation industry. Prior to joining Comdata, Frank was Vice President of Sales for the Trendar Corp., a venture-funded company providing point-of-sale and fleet data information systems to the transportation industry. His leadership includes over 30 years of software, data, payment, and transportation experience, including more than 20 years of executive leadership and general management experience. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee.
Don Burke, Chief Operating Officer
Don Burke leads Transflo’s operations, implementation and technical services, consulting, and project management organization. In 1999, he joined the company leading the training and project management organization, has held a variety of leadership roles within the company, and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2013. Previously, he served as Vice President at The Summit Group, a consulting organization specializing in business process automation and process effectiveness to Fortune 500 firms. His leadership includes 30 years of IT, project management, and consulting experience, and he is known for building and managing profitable service organizations. Don attended Colorado State University.
Jeanne Walters, Chief Financial Officer
Jeanne Walters leads Transflo’s finance, accounting, commercial contracts, and human resources organization. In 2012, she joined the company as Chief Financial Officer after serving as Chief Financial Officer of Sage Healthcare Inc., a $300M healthcare software solutions provider. Previously, Jeanne was the Chief Accounting Officer of Intermedia Communications Inc., a $1B telecommunications company offering voice and data telecommunications solutions to small and mid-sized businesses. Her leadership includes 30 years of finance and management experience in the services industry, 10 of which were in software and solutions. She is a Chartered Global Management Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida, and she was previously an auditor with Ernst & Young, LLC. Jeanne holds a B.S. in Accounting and an M.B.A. in Finance from Wilkes University.
Rick Bradberry, Chief Marketing Officer
Rick Bradberry leads Transflo’s brand, product marketing, digital strategy, and corporate communications organization. In 2015, he became CMO following eight years with Sabre Corporation, a $3B travel technology company ranked among the nation’s leading IT innovators by InformationWeek. He served as Managing Director of Sabre’s corporate solutions group, and he joined the company one year after Sabre successfully completed its initial public offering. Previously, Rick held roles with Fortune 500 corporation CenterPoint Energy and with global airline and cargo company Lufthansa. His leadership includes 20 years of marketing, strategy, consulting, and sales experience in the software, transportation, and travel industries. He earned an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington and a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. Fun fact: Rick frequently rides a candy-apple-red beach cruiser, retro-styled in 1950s design.
Salem Elnahwy, Chief Technology Officer
Salem Elnahwy leads Transflo’s technology, quality assurance, and user experience organizations. In 2003, he joined the company in the development organization, later served as Vice President of Development, and was promoted to Chief Technology Officer in 2016. Previously, he led software development at global network and mobile company Verizon (previously MCI-WorldCom) as well as Boston-based IT services firm Keane. His leadership includes 20 years of software development, engineering, information technology, and quality assurance experience in mobility, Internet, IT, and transportation industries. He holds a B.S. degree with honors from the University of Alexandria, Egypt. Fun fact: Salem is a first degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and loves to drive his Mini Cooper.
Mitch Hixon, Vice President, Sales
Mitch Hixon leads Transflo’s enterprise sales organization. In 2014, he joined the company when Transflo acquired TripPak Services, where he has served as Vice President of Sales since 2003. Previously, Mitch was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Logistics.com and Director of National Accounts for JB Hunt. His leadership includes over 30 years of sales, account management, and business development experience in the transportation, trucking, and logistics industries. He is a member of the American Trucking Associations, Truckload Carriers Association, and several state-based trucking organizations. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Kansas Wesleyan University. Fun fact: Mitch once played one-on-one basketball with pro player Karl Malone.