Professionals Around the Globe Who Exemplify Our Core Values of Integrity, Dedication and Knowledge
Ken is President and CEO of CTSI-Global. Since acquiring the 25 year-old company in 1982, it has grown from a small but reliable freight audit and payment operation into a global supply chain solutions provider. Under Ken's leadership, starting with the purchase of the company’s first computer in 1983, the company's investments in emerging technology have helped it to become a logistics industry leader. As a native Memphian, Ken grew up in one of the country’s leading logistics hubs, graduating from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in 1975, building a successful career in industrial sales and forming a transportation consulting company before his work with CTSI-Global. Ken has co-authored two books, The Role of Transportation in the Supply Chain and The Role of Freight Bill Payment and Transportation Management Information in the Supply Chain Industry. The company was named to the Inc. 500 in 1988 and earned the Blue Chip Enterprise Award in 1990, which named Ken to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council. One of his proudest honors was being chosen as one of 100 graduates chosen to represent the University of Memphis as its “Centennial Class” in 2012. Ken has years of service to the University of Memphis, St. Agnes Academy–St. Dominic School, regional Catholic Charities, and many other worthwhile organizations.
Donal joined CTSI-Global in 2006 with extensive knowledge in transportation and logistics, years of industry experience within the freight forwarding community in Ireland and the UK. In recent years, he was involved in many VMI projects for multinational companies in Ireland and the UK as well as the sourcing of raw materials from China. Donal's background includes providing consultancy work in reducing freight costs, identifying logistics opportunities and improving supply chain processes within many organizations. Donal is responsible for CTSI-Global's EMEA operations and is a key player in supporting our global clients.
Kristy has over 30 years of experience in logistics, project and operational management, process improvement, finance, and long-term strategic planning. Kristy joined CTSI-Global as a Financial Analyst where she provided executive support directly to the President and was later promoted to VP of Human Resources. During her tenure at CTSI-Global, Kristy has served as VP of Implementations and Quality Assurance and VP of Special Projects before accepting her current position, Vice President of Freight Payment Operations. Kristy oversees CTSI-Global's worldwide freight payment production operations. She and her staff are responsible for the efficient, accurate and timely processing and audit of CTSI-Global's client freight invoices. Kristy holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Memphis.
Jay worked in and consulted on the internal operations and international development of CTSI-Global for years before being named Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Jay earned his B.A. in Political Economy from Tulane University's Murphy Institute as well as an I.M.B.A. in Global Supply Chain Management from the Daniels College of Business in Denver. Jay previously served as the President for the Rocky Mountain Region of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and is involved with philanthropic organizations including the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis and Doctors without Borders.
Subramani has acquired in-depth knowledge of logistics and freight payment operations with CTSI-Global since 1998. He has worked extensively over nearly 40 years years in multiple areas of information technology including Mainframe, Midrange, Unix, Oracle, Ingres, and AS/400. Previously at Coats Viyella (UK) / Madura Coats, a leader in the textile industry located in Bangalore with a chain of locations, Mani handled many application areas including manufacturing, logistics, transportation, accounting, stocks, payroll, time office and retail sales systems in addition to major projects for Mascon Global in Chennai and Chicago. Subramani holds his Master's in Economics and Statistics from Indian University.
Lucille joined CTSI-Global in 2010 to focus on our International expansion and is now the Operations Director for the APAC and EMEA regions. She has been focusing on adapting our services, building international teams and creating new processes to support CTSI-Global as a true freight audit leader in these regions. Lucille has 15 years of experience in global projects, process optimization, business development, and local compliance. Prior to CTSI- Global, Lucille had been working and studying in Singapore, France, US, the UK and working in client services, sales, and marketing with large organizations such as Toshiba. Her education includes a Master’s in Management at Audencia Business School and a Bachelor of Law at the University of Lille.
Josh joined CTSI-Global in 2000. Since that time, Josh has served as Audit Manager, TMS Product Manager and Director of TMS before promotion to Vice President of TMS in 2009. Prior to joining CTSI-Global, he spent three years as a Logistics Analyst for NexAir. Josh earned a B.S. degree with a concentration in Business Management from Christian Brothers University. Josh has been a key player in the growth and expansion of CTSI-Global. His focus is on optimizing TMS supply chain solutions in order to provide excellent value and service to our global customers.
As Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of CTSI-Global, Swapan is a financial executive with a background in Treasury, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, M&A, and IT, with over 25 years of experience. Swapan is a Certified Treasury Professional. Prior to joining CTSI-Global, he was the Group Treasurer at ADVA Optical Networking where he managed Global Treasury, M&A and Enterprise Risk Management for over 6 years. Prior to ADVA, he had progressive roles with increasing responsibilities for 17 years at Orange Business Services. In his last role at Orange, he managed the Global Cash Generation Program for the $7b+ company covering 200+ countries. Swapan holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University, an M.S. in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Electronics & Tele-Communication Engineering from Calcutta University, India.
Like many of his colleagues, Richard has spent his career at CTSI-Global. Starting as Client Services Manager in 2004, moving to Implementations as a Manager in 2010 and Director the following year, then into Product Management in 2014, he became the department’s VP in 2016. Richard has been a technological leader at CTSI-Global, spearheading UI/UX modernization and projects regarding optical character recognition, business intelligence, and customer relationship management. In addition to his work at CTSI-Global, Richard has been the president of Nazarene Youth International at Grace Church of the Nazarene in Memphis and a life group teacher for high school students there.
Manish Rajagopalan comes with an overall industry experience of 18 years. Manish has worked as Project Manager in multiple domains for the past decade and has vast experience in multinational implementations, logistics and transportation, vendor contracts, client management, global procurement, facilities and administration, and personnel and office management. His strong organizational, operational and leadership skills have earned him accolades from past employers such as Hewlett-Packard, Dell, and Wipro. He holds an Undergraduate Degree in Commerce from the University of Madras and Post-Graduate Certifications in Supply Chain Management, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations.
Brian was instrumental in developing the CTSI-Global TMS, lending his logistics operational experience to the development team. He joined CTSI-Global in 1998 to lead the audit department following a five-year tenure with BMG Music as a Transportation Manager. He was promoted to Director of Consulting in 2002 and Vice President, TMS & Consulting in 2006 before taking on his current role. Brian holds a B.S. in Industrial Management with a concentration in Logistics from Clemson University.
As Chief Technology Officer, Trey leads CTSI-Global's Engineering and Development group. In addition to overseeing technology strategy, Trey helps to innovate by integrating new technologies with trusted systems and processes to ensure a modern and reliable approach to supply chain solutions. Trey has spent the majority of his career in managed IT services, developing and managing new product development processes and strategies, executing client-specific solution implementations for numerous IT services, driving major business process development and improvement activities, and directing personnel management and large-scale projects from concept to closeout. He holds an M.B.A. with a focus in Marketing / Product Management and Product Development from Lindenwood University, and a B.A. in International Studies with a Minor in Spanish from the University of Missouri-Columbia.