Annual Recap: 2016 Drivers of the Month

It’s hard to believe 2016 is already drawing to a close. At Beacon Transport it’s been an incredible year, particularly because we have some of the most amazing drivers in the industry on our team. As part of our ongoing commitment to recognizing employee excellence, we thought it might be nice to do a round-up list of all the stand-out team members that have been recognized for their hard work over the past year.

January – Kenneth Wylie (a.k.a. ‘Wylie Coyote’)

Kenneth has been working with Beacon since May of 2010. When he’s not out on the road representing our company name, Kenneth enjoys spending time with his wife, two children, and four grandchildren.

February – Vernon Fulkerson (a.k.a. ‘Romeo’)

Before coming to work for Beacon Transport in September of 2014, Vernon had a long history of driving, including stints in Iraq and Thailand.

March – Russell Broeker (a.k.a. ‘Lonestar’)

Our March Driver of the Month award went to Russell Broeker, who has been with Beacon since April of 2014. Russell hails from Missouri and is the father to four children.

April – Doyle Williams (a.k.a. ‘The Phantom’)

Doyle has been driving for Beacon since November of 2010. When he is not behind the wheel of his big rig, Doyle enjoys playing music – namely the drums and bass guitar. He also likes riding motorcycles, bowling and watching sports.

May – Bobby Bryant (a.k.a. ‘Wanderer’)

Our May Driver of the Month, Mr. Bobby Bryant, has been employed with Beacon since August 2011. Bobby is the proud father of four children and spends his free time studying up on the Bible and Holy Lands, learning about history, archaeology and geography and playing guitar.

June – Steve Morris (a.k.a. ‘Rough Rider’)

Steve Morris has been a Beacon driver since January of 2006. When he’s not spending time with his children and grandchildren, Steve enjoys working on old cars and participating in tractor pull events.

July – Daniel Hicks (a.k.a. ‘White Hawk’)

In July 2016, we recognized Daniel Hicks as our Driver of the Month. He has been with Beacon since September of 2013. Daniel has two children and enjoys fishing, watching movies and surfing the web.

August – Shea Elliston

Mr. Shea Elliston is originally from Westminister, SC. He’s been with us since August of 2015. When he’s not driving for Beacon, Shea spends his spare time fishing, playing video games, riding 4-wheelers and spending time with his family.

September – M. Haefele (a.k.a. ‘Toto’)

Our September Driver of the Month award was given to Ms. M. Haefele, an outstanding employee who has been with Beacon since March of 2011. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, M. enjoys dabbling in photography in her free time.

October – Jeffrey Short (a.k.a. ‘Shorty’)

Our most recently named Driver of the Month was Jeffrey Short, who has been driving for Beacon since May of 2014. Jeffrey is married with two children and two grandchildren. When he’s not spending time with them, he can usually be found hunting, or watching college football, Nascar or his beloved Cubs.

Please join us in congratulating these outstanding employees who are not only an asset to Beacon Transport and all of our customers, but to the truck driving industry as a whole. Here’s to another awesome year with many more opportunities to shine in 2017.

Beacon Transport is a truckload carrier company based in Nashville, TN that specializes in hauling non-hazardous dry freight throughout the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest.