Mike Kandris

Sector: Business Services (Transportation & Logistics)

Board Member, Agri-Carriers Group


Mike has 30 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry, and is currently Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at Pacific Ethanol, Inc.  Prior to Pacific Ethanol he served as President and COO of Ruan Transportation Management Systems.  Before joining Ruan he was President and a co-owner of North Star Transport, which was sold to Transport America in 1998.  Prior to that, he held several senior level positions for Burlington Northern Motor Carriers and subsidiaries of IU International.

Mike has extensive experience in all phases of transportation and logistics, including M&A.  Mike is well known in the industry having served as an Executive Committee member of the American Trucking Association (ATA), Board Member of National Tank Truck Association and Chairman of the National Accounting and Finance Council of the ATA.

Education:  B.S. degree in Business from California State University, Hayward.

Huron Board Affiliations:  Mike served as a Director of Agri-Carriers Group.