Josh Perry Promoted to Vice President of Safety
TMC Transportation is pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Perry to Vice President of Safety. Josh started his career in transportation as a driver at TMC and became a driver trainer shortly after. After driving for a while, he began conversations about coming off the road and moving into an office position. With his experience as a driver, Josh found the Safety Department to be a good transition for him.
Another career adjustment followed in 2014 when Josh made a strategic move from the suburbs of Indianapolis to Des Moines. There, Josh had a chance to learn and grow under the mentorship of Todd Bunting, the long-standing VP of Safety, who recently retired after 31 years at TMC. The idea of Josh becoming the VP of Safety has been a working plan for the last seven years.
As Josh looks toward the future, he explains, “I’m not looking to change what Todd has in place, just looking to build and improve upon it. I would love to do this for as long as Todd did. I hope I can accomplish half of what he has. TMC has a great fleet of drivers and safety is our top priority. We want to teach our drivers how to be successful and if they’re not safe they can’t be successful.”
Josh has no easy task of filling the shoes worn by Todd Bunting for so many years. “Todd was able to get everyone’s respect. He earned it and I hope to do the same,” Josh says.
Matt Paige, EVP of HR and Risk Management, offers his support and says, “With the experience and qualifications Josh has there is no doubt he will find success in his new role. Please join in congratulating Josh Perry in his new position as Vice President of Safety.”