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State Trucking Group Honors Greg Brown for Distinguished Service

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May 03, 2018
The Alabama Trucking Association recently tapped Anniston, Ala. trucking executive Greg Brown of BR Williams Trucking, Inc. for its H. Chester Webb Award for Distinguished Service, an honor that recognizes state trucking professionals for outstanding service and leadership to their communities and the industry as a whole. ATA officials gave Mr. Brown the award at its 80th Annual Convention and Meeting held here at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa on Saturday, April 28.
 
According to ATA President and CEO Frank Filgo, the Association has had its share of great leaders, but few personify the ideals and characteristics of this award more closely than Mr. Brown. “He is the perfect ATA member,” said Filgo. “He consistently gives of himself and his resources for the betterment of our organization. I can honestly think of no one more deserving than Greg of this honor. Without leaders like him, we would be unable to do the important work our members expect of us. This Association is forever grateful for his service and sacrifice for the advancement and improvement of Alabama’s vast trucking industry.” 

B.R. Williams is a legacy ATA member with more than 54 years of close affiliation to the Association. In fact, three B.R. Williams executives have served as ATA Chairman, and the company’s support of the Association is among the strongest there is. Mr. Brown has served this Association with distinction and honor for more than a decade, joining its executive board in 2010, and immediately volunteering to represent ATA as its State Vice President to the American Trucking Associations in Washington D.C., a position he still maintains. In 2016, National ATA honored Greg with the Rocque Dameo Award for his longtime leadership and service to that organization.

Likewise, he’s a relentless and engaged community advocate, supporting several area charitable groups in his home town of Anniston, including serving as a trustee for his alma mater, Jacksonville State University.

The H. Chester Webb Award was in established 1958 to recognize individuals in the state’s trucking industry for service and contributions to the industry and encourage public service by all members of the highway transportation industry. Winners of the Webb Award are those who have given their talents, leadership and dedication to the Alabama trucking industry, the state trucking association, and the communities where they reside.
 
About Alabama Trucking Association
Founded in 1938, the Alabama Trucking Association is a non-profit trade association, representing state motor carriers in the advancement of highway transportation and serves as the voice of trucking in Alabama. It conducts activities for the improvement of trucking service to the public and sponsors programs for the trucking industry in the public interest and industry betterment. The Association's membership consists of nearly 700 trucking related firms, including for-hire and private truck operations and allied businesses (those that equip and service the industry). For more information on the Alabama Trucking Association, please visit www.alabamatrucking.org.
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