George Abernathy

Board Member & Strategic Advisor

George has more than 30 years of supply chain and technology sales and operating experience in building and managing companies, constructing revenue and profit-making enterprises. George is the past President of Emerge where he was recruited to build out commercial offerings and revenue sources. Prior to Emerge, George was President of FreightWaves where he built and was responsible for all revenue and commercial efforts, including SaaS, marketing, and virtual/physical events.

George served as President of Transplace during the company’s rapid ascension into becoming a top 3PL, and has a breadth of technology, asset, and non-asset industry background, having held executive leadership positions at Transplace, J.B. Hunt, and Sabre Logistics.  He is a Senior Partner at Venture 53 and Strategic Advisor to New Road Capital Partners.

George holds a BA from Assumption University.