HELP Inc. Adds Mark Doughty as COO
PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 03/12/13 -- HELP Inc. (HELP), the
provider of PrePass and other commercial vehicle safety services, is
bolstering its staff leadership with the addition of Mark Doughty, an
organizational management and business planning expert, to serve as
the organization's Chief Operating Officer effective March 11, 2013.
For the last several years, Mr. Doughty has served as the COO of
Contractor Management Services where he helped lead the company's
growth through creative strategic and business planning, along with
managing the introduction of service offerings for new vertical
markets in the transportation sector.
"HELP is fortunate to hire someone of Mark's caliber and experience
for this key position," said Karen Rasmussen, president and CEO of
HELP. "Mark has extensive experience in truck transportation, the
owner/operator management field and in financial services. His strong
financial and business planning skills are perfectly suited to those
areas that are key to HELP's ability to increase trucking safety,
productivity and regulatory compliance."
As COO, Mr. Doughty will be responsible for business planning and
financial management, as well as assisting in day-to-day oversight of
HELP's service offerings.
Mr. Doughty's professional experience in transportation includes a
decade as president of Moody's Quick Inc. and Quick Product
Solutions, providers of nationwide transportation services as well as
warehousing, packaging and distribution in Arizona and New York. Mr.
Doughty began his career at Discover Financial Services where he
served in several executive positions over a 13-year period.
He has served as chairman of the Arizona Employers Council, on the
National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) Leadership
Council and on the Arizona Information Technology Authorization
Committee. Mr. Doughty also serves on the Board of Directors and
Executive Committee of the Arizona Trucking Association.
Mr. Doughty holds both a Bachelors degree and a Masters of Business
Administration from the University of Phoenix. He resides in the
Phoenix area with his wife Monique and their two children.
HELP Inc. (HELP) is transportation's premier, not-for-profit
partnership. Its mission is to improve highway safety and efficiency.
HELP ensures its initiatives benefit the public and private sectors
through a board comprised of an equal number of public officials and
commercial vehicle operators. HELP provides each state with control
over its service offerings to accommodate each jurisdiction's unique
needs, staffing and enforcement priorities. HELP's investment of more
than $400 million has sped the deployment of ITS and has improved
safety, air quality and highway preservation.
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