Tri-C Transportation Graduate Wins NASTC Honor
Ellen Voie named 2018 Transportation Person of the Year
Ellen Voie, a 2008 graduate of Cuyahoga Community College’s transportation program, has been named 2018 Transportation Person of the Year by the National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC).
For more than a decade, Voie has been a major figure in advancing the role of women in the trucking industry. Prior to earning her Class A commercial driver’s license at Tri-C’s Transportation Innovation Center, she founded the Women in Trucking Association, a nonprofit organization promoting the employment of women throughout the industry.
Voie serves as president and CEO of the association, based in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.
For her efforts in promoting gender equality, Voie was honored by the White House as a Transportation Innovators Champion of Change in 2012. She has earned numerous other honors for her work, including entries in Fleet Owner magazine’s Dozen Outstanding Women in Trucking for 2017 and Insights Success magazine’s 30 Most Inspirational Leaders in Business and 30 Most Innovative CEOs to Watch.
November 08, 2018
Erik Cassano, 216-987-3577 or firstname.lastname@example.org