Executive Leadership Team

Our executive leaders are proud to work with a global team of professionals who deliver impeccable results daily. We’re thankful for all they do for our company, our communities and, most importantly, our customers.

Jon Slangerup

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Jon Slangerup, Executive Chairman and CEO

Jon joined American Global Logistics as chairman in April 2017 and was appointed Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in July 2017. He has 36 years of executive leadership experience, including the past 22 years as a corporate director, president or CEO of both public and private companies that range from the Port of Long Beach to a billion-dollar subsidiary of FedEx Corporation. With domain expertise in multi-modal logistics, enterprise software and environmental technologies, Jon has built businesses throughout North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers in more than 100 countries. Previously, Jon was CEO of the Port of Long Beach, a primary U.S. gateway moving $180 billion a year in trans-Pacific trade.

Tim Henry

Chief Financial Officer

Tim Henry, Chief Financial Officer

Tim joined American Global Logistics in April 2017 as the Chief Financial Officer. He leverages his significant experience in accounting, finance, treasury, enterprise risk management, human resources, IT, mergers and acquisitions, and financial planning and analysis to accelerate company growth and serve customers. Tim has over 20 years of financial leadership experience in high-growth environments across commercial construction, IT, telecommunications and other diverse markets.

Blake Shumate

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Blake Shumate, Chief Operating Officer

Blake co-founded AGL in 2007 and serves as the CSCO responsible for the company’s Technology and 4PL Services business. With more than 20 years of global logistics experience, he currently aligns IT, process improvement and service operations to ensure positive customer experiences. Previously, Blake was regional manager for leading freight forwarder Global Link Logistics, expanding shipping coverage substantially by growing its satellite locations to represent 60 percent of all ocean, air, import and export operations. He started his logistics career with global furniture importer Pulaski Furniture, managing domestic shipping and international freight, and became the importer’s continuous improvement manager.

Mark Carlson

Chief Global Forwarding Officer

Mark Carlson, Chief Global Forwarding Officer

Mark joined AGL in January 2019 as an executive advisor and currently serves as CGFO of the company. With more than 30 years of domain expertise in logistics and supply chain management, he has held executive-level positions at CEVA Logistics, Expeditors International, Eagle Global Logistics, Seko Logistics, BAX Global, and Air Express International.

Tania Garcia

Chief Marketing Officer

Tania Garcia, SVP, Head of Marketing

Tania joined AGL as SVP of marketing in March 2017 and serves as the company’s CMO, overseeing all aspects of marketing to drive sustainable growth and establish AGL as a trusted advisor to customers. She has over 20 years of marketing leadership expertise for global companies in technology, logistics and other diverse markets, and has worked extensively in Europe, Asia and Brazil.

Doug McBee

Chief Commercial Officer

Doug McBee, SVP, Head of Sales

Doug joined AGL as SVP of sales in February 2017 and serves as the company’s CCO, where he leads the sales team’s efforts to foster mutually beneficial relationships with customers. His focus on understanding each business’ needs, flawless implementation and onboarding, and ongoing proactive communication plays a key role in AGL’s business growth.

Darren Brown

Chief Technology Officer

Darren Brown, Chief Technology OfficerDarren joined AGL in 2013 and serves as the company’s CTO. He currently oversees all information technology development aspects of the company. With over 25 years of IT experience across multiple industries, Darren works alongside AGL’s operating teams and with executive management to develop technology solutions that enable company growth and ensure customer satisfaction.

Lori Fox

VP, Customs Brokerage Services

Lori Fox, VP, Customs Brokerage ServicesLori joined American Global Logistics in 2012 and currently serves as the vice president of its customs brokerage department, ensuring compliance and growing the value of AGL’s brokerage services to customers. With five years of industry experience, Lori is committed to continuous improvement and education to deliver the highest levels of service.

After spending three years working with the AGL customs brokerage team, Lori, a licensed broker, was asked to lead the company’s Virginia brokerage staff. Before joining the AGL team, Lori ran a small family business and worked as a computer programmer and sales forecaster.

Lori holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Averett College, as well as an associate degree in applied science with a major in computer information services from Patrick Henry Community College.

Brad Ferguson

VP, Operations

Brad Ferguson, VP, OperationsBrad joined the American Global Logistics team in 2010 and now serves as the vice president of operations, providing impeccable service to customers by developing and implementing effective operating procedures. He has over 10 years of operational management experience in logistics and procurement.

Brad has held multiple operational roles at AGL, establishing national and regional service teams, implementing standard operating procedures, and ensuring full accountability to customers. Before joining the company, Brad was the lead operator at Global Link Logistics and procurement and supply chain manager at leading fabric importer Solid Stone Fabrics, managing supply chain processes from procurement to fulfillment and maintaining vendor and carrier relationships worldwide.