A natural-born problems solver and builder who relishes operational challenges, David Stone has built a successful career leading high-performance teams and optimizing business performance needs in a variety of environments. Whether it is enterprise level projects or a startup venture, he brings more than 15 years of experience driving top-line growth while still focusing on improving bottom-line results in industries as vast as governmental contracting to E-commerce and Supply Chain Management.
Always willing to put himself in the shoes of the end users, David has honed considerable talent for quickly assessing situations, determining next steps and implementing cross functional plans to get the job done. Currently, he is the Senior Director of the Freight Brokerage at Ryder Systems, Inc. Prior to Ryder, he worked for KeepTrucking.com as Head of Freight Operations where he helped the company rise to become the 2nd fastest growing freight brokerage in history. David also played an instrumental role establishing the Houzz.com supply chain in both the U.S. and Internationally, as well as holding positions of increasing responsibility at world-renowned organizations including Bechtel, Amazon and Advance Auto Parts.
David holds an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology and a BS in Nuclear Engineering from University of New Mexico. He and his wife of 15 years have two boys with whom they love staying active outdoors with as well as attending their multitude of sporting events.