Minus three years with Gulf Publishing Company, Mike has spent his entire professional career building Randall-Reilly into what it is today. After serving as President since 1984 and Chief Operating Officer since 1987, he became Chief Executive Officer in February of 2002. Under his leadership, Randall-Reilly has seen tremendous growth. Mike served as chairman of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Birmingham Branch from 2009-2012. Mike participates in numerous charities and is an active member of the local community.
David Wright joined the organization in February of 2000. He was previously employed by Roland Pugh Construction as Chief Financial Officer. Before working at Roland Pugh Construction, he served as the Manager of Corporate Accounting for Harbert Corporation, which was involved in the construction, real estate, oil & gas, and alternative energy industries.
David is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.
After serving for three years as company treasurer, Shane Elmore was named Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Randall-Reilly, Shane was employed by Arthur Andersen as an audit manager in its Birmingham, AL office. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Shane graduated with honors from the University of Alabama in 1993 with degrees in accounting and finance.
Brent Reilly assumed the role of President in 2011, and in tradition with his father, has engineered several strategic changes since his assumption of the role. Prior, Brent served as Vice President of marketing for the company. Before that, he was General Manager of operations for Randall-Reilly’s Events. Brent has an undergraduate degree from Auburn University and earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Alabama. When he is not defending his alma mater to the Tide Nation, he enjoys fishing and reading.
Robert Lake has been with the company more than 20 years, providing a constant example of leadership and innovation. As Senior Vice President of acquisitions and business development Robert was instrumental in the successes of both Motor Media and Truck Stops Express. Robert serves as a board member of NATSO, the national trade association representing truck stops and travel plazas.
Scott Miller joined Randall-Reilly in February of 2000 in sales for Trucking Media. With his unique strategic abilities, he founded the Recruiting Media division. In 2012 he was promoted to his current position. Scott served in the Air Force from 1992-1996. He previously worked for an industrial paper supply house where he received training in managing customer service and sales. When Scott isn’t fishing, he’s planning an elaborate new strategy just for fun.
Nick Reid came over to Randall-Reilly in 2008 with the acquisition of eVision Marketing Group. Showing tremendous leadership and initiative he was promoted to his current position of Vice President of Digital Services. Under his leadership the department has grown exponentially. Reid has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Alabama and holds a Masters in Business from Carnegie Mellon. He was previously employed by Hewlett Packard and has worked in online media since 2004. Besides writing complicated code, he enjoys working outside on his skid steer.
Prior to her promotion, Linda served as Vice President of editorial for Randall-Reilly for nine years. She served as editor of Overdrive beginning in 1996 before being promoted in 1999 to Editorial Director of Trucking Media. Prior to joining Randall-Reilly, Linda worked in public relations and corporate communications at Communication Concepts Unlimited in Racine, WI. Before that, Linda spent 10 years in editorial positions with Johnson Hill Press, now Cygnus, in Fort Atkinson, WI. Linda is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Since joining Randall-Reilly in 2003 as Director of sales and marketing for the GATS, he has led the growth for various events. In 2005, Alan was promoted to his current position. Under his management, several of the events have won awards and gained recognition from industry press. Alan has been in the trade show, events and conference business for nearly 24 years. Alan joined Randall-Reilly from ITS Management, a trade show management firm. Sims has served on various industry boards and served as the National Trailer Dealers Association’s first allied President.
McCants began his career with Randall-Reilly in September of 1998 in sales for Trucking Media. Showing tremendous leadership, his time here has seen numerous promotions. In 2001, he became Director of Sales of eTrucker.com and then moved to Associate Publisher and then Publisher for Commercial Carrier Journal. He was then promoted to Vice President of Media Operations before his current position. He holds of Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama.
Bill Ault, the resident data expert, joined Randall-Reilly in 2000 as an account executive. In 2002, he was promoted to General Manager of Randall-Reilly’s EDA division located in Charlotte, NC. Before joining Randall-Reilly, Bill served as a District Manager for Pepperidge Farm from 1994-2000. From 1984-1994, he held various positions with Flowers Industries, including Internal Auditor, Division Controller and Sales and Retail Distribution Manager. Bill is a 1983 graduate of Christian Brothers University with a degree in accounting.
Julie Arsenault oversees corporate communications and marketing for Randall-Reilly, focusing on creating value and clarity for clients. Before coming to Randall-Reilly, she was Creative Director for the award-winning internet marketing firm, WSI Webworks. While there, she developed integrated marketing strategies for a wide variety of businesses across the United States. Julie joined Randall-Reilly in August 2011. When she’s not trying to read everything on the internet, she’s usually teaching herself something like Spanish or web development.