John Lamb has been the President of our warehousing divisions, Brown West Logistics & Brown Aviation Logistics, for just over two years. He came to Brown with over 30 years in the logistics industry, which began in the military. He drove 18-wheelers in Operation Desert Storm and considers himself lucky to have been surrounded by former “teammates” that are now GMs, Directors, VPs, COOs, and business-owners in logistics across the country. We consider ourselves lucky that he joined the Brown family! As for his family, he married his junior high sweetheart 31 years ago and they reside on the Tennessee/Georgia border.
Craig Riggins is the newest member of the leadership team, having been in his role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for just over four months. He has 25 years of experience in logistics and previously worked as Vice President of Operations for one of the nation’s largest privately held 3PLs, having responsibility for all of the multi-client solutions network that encompassed over 13 facilities, 65 + customers, 250 + associates and 2.5 + million square feet of warehouse space. He and his wife Lisa have 3 boys and they enjoy spending time outdoors and playing sports.
Michael Stice is Vice President of Client Services for Brown West & Aviation Logistics. In this role, Michael serves as the primary liaison between Operations, Sales & Shared Services and provides strategic direction and bench strength development across our nationwide network of contract and multi-client warehouses. Michael joined the Brown family of companies in 2018, bringing with him more than 15 years of experience in the logistics industry, which includes a wide range of roles in operations, transportation, and client services. Michael and his wife have 2 active boys, and they enjoy spending time together in the outdoors, hiking, biking, fishing, and camping.
Ethan Jafari is Controller over the warehousing divisions where he oversees accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash applications for both divisions! Ethan initially joined the senior accounting team as a Staff Accountant in June 2014 and has worked extensively overseeing the fleet services and warehousing divisions. Additionally, he has been heavily involved in most of the corporate consolidation activities as he rose through the ranks as a Senior Accountant and Assistant Controller. Ethan has a keen eye for process improvement and has been the mastermind behind many streamlined processes throughout the company. Anyone who knows Ethan can tell you what a delightful person he is, and if you haven’t met him yet, you’re missing out!