Meet our leadership

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    Jay Bowling

    CEO

    Jay Bowling

    Role at Blair:

    Chief Executive Officer – managing Blair Logistics and daily operations. Focused on establishing and maintaining a culture of safety, growth and profitability. He has been been with Blair Logistics since the beginning in 2009, bringing over 30 years of experience in the transportation industry.

    What is great about Blair:

    Our culture is built on hiring the most talented individuals, using the most innovative technologies and commitment to continuous improvement of our processes. We use a teamwork approach to reach out goals and help Blair Logistics to be a successful company.

    Off the job:

    Playing golf and Auburn football

    Education:

    Bachelors of Science in Transportation from Auburn University

    Jay Bowling
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    Michael Patten

    President

    Michael Patten

    Role at Blair:

    President – managing Blair’s day to day operations. Michael has been with the organization since 2004 and brings 15 years of experience in the transportation industry

    What’s great about Blair:

    The people! I feel that the drivers, office staff, and our agents is what makes Blair great. We take pride in making everyone feel like a part of the family. I take great pride in how well everyone works together to ensure our drivers, customers, and Blair is taken care of daily.

    Off the Job:

    I enjoy the outdoors, everything from golf, fishing, hunting to just relaxing on the lake.

    Education:

    Bachelors of Science in Transportation and Logistics, Auburn University

    Michael Patten
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    Travis Nobinger

    Director of Operations

    Travis Nobinger

    Role at Blair:

    Director of Operations – primary focus is working with drivers from the orientation process, day to day operations, and payroll assistance. I work directly with the Driver Managers and assist Customer Service with service issues. I have been with Blair Logistics since we opened the doors in September 2009. I have been involved in the Transportation Industry since 2005 when I started out as a Driver Manager.

    What’s great about Blair:

    The great thing about Blair is the open door policy. When you have an issue you can come into the Corporate office and speak to anyone from your Driver Manager to the CEO. Everyone in the Blair family is important to us.

    Off the Job:

    I’m a Father of 3 kids, Sloan, Nash, and Nolan. I enjoy hunting, fishing, BBQ, and working on cars.

    Education:

    Automotive Technology- Manhattan Area Technical College

    Travis Nobinger
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    Meagan Bumpers

    Director of Recruiting

    Meagan Bumpers

    Role at Blair:

    Director of Recruiting – oversees the hiring of each individual driver. Meagan welcomes new drivers to Blair Logistics, and ensures they have the training and support they need to be successful in their careers. Joined Blair Logistics October 2011, has 8 years of experience in the transportation industry.

    What’s great about Blair:

    The greatest thing about Blair is we’re a family and once you join Blair, you become a part of this family. We strive to make each individual driver and our employees feel like they’re included.

    Off the Job:

    I’m a lover of music, the beach, my sweet Siberian huskies and anything related to Auburn. I’m a people person and love spending time with my husband & friends.

    Education:

    Bachelors of Science in Transportation and Logistics from Auburn University

    Meagan Bumpers
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    Nick Allen

    Director of Customer Service

    Nick Allen

    Role at Blair:

    Director of Customer Service – managing Customers and operation issues daily. Ensure quality service to our customers while maintaining our safety standards. I have worked in transportation since 2003 primarily working in customer service.

    What is great about Blair:

    Family and team environment. We work together not just to meet our goals but to grow Blair so more opportunities will be available for our personnel and contractors. No ego work environment, with open door policy, and you can always talk with all management.

    Off the job:

    Fishing and spending time with my wife and two girls

    Education:

    Masters Degree in Business Administrative from the University of North Alabama

    Nick Allen