American Courier Corporation is a privately-held corporation. Our company embraces a client-centric approach to our business and is comprised of high-energy, high-integrity, solution-centered employees. Our office, field and operations team is experienced in courier and freight transportation, logistics, warehousing and customer service. Our company is led by a management team with well over a century of combined industry and management experience.
Below is a brief biographical sketch of our senior leadership company team members:
Ken Bartholomew, President
Ken was appointed President in March, 2007. He joined American Courier Corp with over twenty years of experience in sales, marketing, operations and business development. His senior areas of leadership include, directing large business segments; working with growth companies; franchise operations; and launching new business start-ups.
Rob Kaslon, Executive Vice President
Rob Kaslon joined American Courier in July of 2016. He has over twenty years’ experience working in start-up and emerging growth companies. Rob has a strong background in distributed workforces, supply chain logistics, operations and business development. He is a business leader with fortune 500 experience, a passion for business, its people and processes.
Mark Mapes, Vice President Finance
Mark’s experience includes fifteen years as a CPA with several firms, working with a wide range of clients. His background in finance and administration in the private sector includes extensive work with treasury functions, inventory, distribution, IT, warehouse and plant operations, and financial reporting, as well as customer service and support.
Matt Scott, IT Manager
Matt joined the company in 2016. He has over 15 years of IT executive leadership–with success in Healthcare, Government, and Small business IT. Matt has also been the president of the ITSMF USA Heartland group. Additionally, he has successfully leveraged IT and business resources to build responsive IT organizations across several business sectors. Under Matt’s leadership, organizations have been able to enhance the customer and end-user experience, while at the same time improving company efficiency.
Jason Benjamin, Business Development – Key Client
Joining American Courier Corp in the fall of 2014, Jason brought to the company more than 30 years’ worth of experience with the Freight/Transportation industry. His experience includes managerial roles in Industrial Engineering and Operations for United Parcel Service, Inc. In 1995, he founded Direct Package Express (DPX), in Colorado. During his tenure, as CEO/President, DPX grew to be one of the top regional delivery companies in Colorado and Southwestern Wyoming.
Mike Dedman, Region Manager – West Division
Mike’s professional experience in transportation ranges from owner/operator to company operational management. He has held leadership roles with logistics and contract businesses, such as Airborne Express and DHL. Mike’s experience at all levels of the delivery services industry includes expertise in new territory start-ups and geographical expansion. In addition he plays lead roles in operations and senior management.
Jacqueline (Jaqui) Schmock, General Manager – Western Colorado
Leadership skills, multi-location management, team building, business development attributes, and close attention to detail are assets Jaqui brought with her to American Courier. Jaqui had a working relationship with American Courier for several years before joining the American Courier team in 2011. Prior to her career switch, she was an officer in the banking industry for many years. Her responsibilities at that time included overseeing multiple branch offices in a large eastern market.
Joe Fitzsimmons, General Manager – Denver & greater Colorado
Joe has more than 20 years of experience in transportation operations–this includes his early days as a driver. His talents quickly allowed him to rise to entry-level supervisory duties; lead management, station/branch logistics and operational management, which included multi-unit accountabilities. His business acumen, specifically, his expertise in leading day-to-day operations and implementing best practice disciplines, is a great fit with the quality service standards of American Courier Corp.
Jim Hirz, General Manager – Wyoming
Joining American Courier in 2015, Jim brought with him a wealth of valuable experience–gained from his decades of employment with UPS. His extensive knowledge in the areas of DOT regulations and safety, and the positive leadership that he inspires in his team, results in excellent and ever-improving service to our customers.