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  January 8th, 2024 | Written by

Robert O. Martichenko Named Chairman of American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)

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The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) has appointed Robert O. Martichenko as the new chairman of the board, succeeding Mark E. Richards, co-founder and outgoing board chair. Martichenko, an ALAN board member since 2019, brings a wealth of experience as an industry thought leader and a commitment to the people side of enterprise excellence.

Martichenko, who co-founded TrailPaths Inc. in 2022, a people development and technology company focused on creating Meaningful Employment Environments™, has a deep understanding of logistics and workforce development. He spent 15 years as the founder and CEO of LeanCor Supply Chain Group, and his contributions to the industry have earned him recognition, including the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ Distinguished Service Award.

Expressing humility in stepping into the role, Martichenko acknowledged the visionary leadership of Mark E. Richards and ALAN Executive Director Kathy Fulton. He looks forward to working alongside them to further ALAN’s impactful contributions to the disaster relief community.

Mark E. Richards praised Martichenko’s combination of compassion, creativity, and logistics experience, expressing confidence in his ability to lead ALAN into the future. Kathy Fulton emphasized the new energy and ideas that Martichenko would bring to the role, building on ALAN’s established reputation in the supply chain industry.