NE Trucking Association
Aug 25, 2021
Kent Grisham
NE Trucking Association

KENT GRISHAM,

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  • NEBRASKA TRUCKING ASSOCIATION, INC.
  • TRUCK SERVICES, INC.
  • NEBRASKA TRUCKING FOUNDATION, INC.

As President and CEO of the Nebraska Trucking Association and Truck Services, Inc., Kent Grisham brings nearly 30 years’ experience in public relations, marketing, public affairs, and organizational development in Nebraska.  Aside from public affairs and media work for Fortune 100 companies, Kent has also led several congressional, gubernatorial, and local political campaigns.

Kent holds a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s degree in organizational leadership and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in theology and biblical studies. He also holds certifications in crisis management and communications from FEMA and the NTSB and is a graduate of the Disney Institute for Business Excellence.

Kent has also served more than 23 years as a Reserve Police Officer for one of the police agencies in Nebraska.

Kent recently served as a regional chairman for the ATA’s Trucking Association Executives Council and is currently a member of the ATA Law Enforcement Advisory Council. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of GROW Nebraska, Inc. and serves on the Douglas County Fair Advisory Board. He also serves on the Nebraska Department of Transportation Innovation Task Force, the Nebraska Long-range Transportation Plan Council, the Board of the Nebraska Transportation Center at the UNL, the Safety Center at UNK, the Metro Community College Diesel Advisory Council, and is a Nebraska Diplomat through the Department of Economic Development.

Kent, a licensed Pastor, and his wife, Tracey lead a citywide ministry called “Blended & Blessed Omaha,” which is targeted to couples in blended families. Their own blended family consists of three children and eight grandchildren.

 

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