Executive Team

Executive Team

Jerry Carlton


Jerry has been in the trucking industry for over 50 years. Throughout his career he has held many positions from Driver to CEO. "I know what it's like to be a driver – I feel their pain and enjoyment from the profession." He's put together a great team of experienced professionals from Fortune 500 companies and also from good old-fashioned loyal employees that have been with him for a while. With their knowledge of the trucking industry, it didn't take long for Jerry to expand.

Patrick S. Fojas

Chief Financial Officer

With 34 years of transportation experience, Patrick was a financial analyst with Leaseway Transportation in Cleveland And Chicago, before Jerry convinced him to join his team. Prior to his current position as CFO, Patrick served as VP Finance and also as a Controller. While he has no crystal ball, his main focus is to forecast the financial performance and needs of TLX amidst a backdrop of an ever-changing global economy.

Linda Carlton

General Manager

Working in the Transportation industry since she was 13, Linda heads up the overall operations of TLX, from Dispatch to Maintenance. She has spent many years and many dollars in seeing that our vehicles are maintained properly for our drivers so that they can deliver safely and at the same time, meeting the demands of our valued customers. "Drivers are the biggest part of our team and keeping them happy, with safe equipment is very important to us at TLX."

Brandon Parker

Assistant General Manager

Originally from Tennessee, Brandon started in the transportation industry in 1996. With previous companies, he served as a backhaul manager, assistant manager, terminal manager, and regional manager. He has seen the business from many points of view. "With today's supply chain constantly changing, it is important we provide honest, detail oriented transportation/logistics for all our customers from start to finish."

Phil Dybzinski

Director of Safety

"Doing it right the first time." That's Phil's explanation for being successful in the trucking industry. He heads the safety and risk management programs. With 42 years of experience in transportation safety, Phil proudly embraces his "risk averse" personality and his passion is not just limited to TLX. He has been an extremely active member of the Ohio Trucking Association Safety council, serving as Chairman during the 2002-2003 and 2013-2014 terms. Phil believes that service, safety and compliance are the keys to TLX's success.


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