Lana Batts has served the trucking industry for almost three decades, most notably as president of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and senior vice president of government affairs for the American Trucking Associations (ATA). She also served as the executive vice president and chief development officer of Transportal Network, an Internet eCommerce infrastructure start-up company offering capacity and yield management as well as group purchasing services. Her accomplishments include successfully revamping the Professional Truck Driver Institute and establishing the Truckload Academy. Batts serves on the board of directors of Brown Trucking Company and has previously served on the boards of PeopleNet Communication Company, IdleAire Technologies Corporation, Transportation Costing Group, SeaBridge International, and Mullen Transportation, Inc., a publicly traded Canadian Company. She is past president of the Transportation Research Forum. In 1997, she was named Woman of the Year by the Women's Transportation Seminar and is the proud recipient of trucking's highest honor, the S. Earl Dove award. Lana is currently a Partner at Transport Capital Partners.