Ralph “Lee” Powell – October
Ralph “Lee” Powell is a professional truck driver with over 3 million safe miles driven throughout his 32 year career. Ralph has spent the last eight years driving for WEL Companies and has been a trainer there for six years. He has been recognized as one of WEL’s Best of the Best Drivers. Ralph is very involved with his church and enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He lives with his wife Samantha in Hogansville, GA.
Manuel Ortiz – November
Manuel Ortiz is a professional driver of 27 years without a single preventable accident on his record. During his three and a half year career at Marten Transport, he has driven over 400,000 safe miles. Manuel has a very positive attitude and considers driving his passion. When he is off duty he gets plenty of exercise and tries to find healthy places to eat. He feels that if he is healthy, he will be a better driver and more alert. Manuel lives in Phoenix, AZ with his wife Rosa.
Scott Sorenson – December
Scott Sorenson is a professional driver who has driven over 3 million safe miles throughout the Midwest. America’s Service Line has been Scott’s employer for the last 20 years of his 32 year career. Before America’s Service Line he worked at Packerland Transport. Scott and his wife Sheri live in Green Bay, Wisconsin where they spend their time volunteering with the Down Syndrome Organization.
From the twelve Drivers of the Month one will be selected the 2017 Driver of the Year. These drivers will be honored at the Annual Safety Awards Banquet which will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel & Conference Center, Appleton Wisconsin. Click here for more information.