2020 Second Quarter - Driver of the Month

April –   Richard Elling, WEL Companies / De Pere

Richard has been driving for 67 years, yes you read that right 67 years since 1953.  He has driven the last 18 with WEL Companies.  He has over 4 million safe miles.

Richard served in the Marine Corps for 4 years.  He has earned several awards with his employer. Richard spends his free time visiting children at St Jude’s Research Hospital for more than 10 years.

His advice: Don’t be in a hurry, take all your time and be thankful for all the blessings.

May –  Richard Ruehle, Contract Transport Services/Green Bay

Richard has been driving for 43 years the last 19 years with CTS servicing a dedicated account.  He has 2.3 million safe miles.

Richard served in the Army.  He lives in Cecil with his wife Mary.  They have a daughter Mariah who lives near them.

June –  Earl Morgan-Heft, Fortrans Inc / Fort Atkinson

Earl has been a driver for 26 years with 3 million safe miles.  He has worked the last 10 years for Fortrans Inc.

In June Earl had the occasion to come up on a multicar pileup just outside of Madison.  The accident costs 4 people their lives but thanks to Earl’s quick action he rushed to the damage vehicles and pulled 2 people out of the cars just in time to save them.  He is a true hero running towards the fire instead of away.

Earl lives with his wife Sherry in Ft Atkinson.