Aborn & Co. names Jill Clifford as president

Published: Monday, August 20, 2018

Aborn & Co., a leader in managed freight solutions and transportation strategy, recently announced that Jill Clifford has been named as President of the company.

Clifford has over 25 years of leadership experience in a variety of high acting roles with Aborn & Co. She has handled nearly every job at the company, including business development, marketing, accounting, and customer relations. Her depth of organizational and industry knowledge along with her proven ability to build high-performance teams will be invaluable to the company’s onward growth and success.

“Jill has been a key part of the company for nearly 25 years. She’s played a vital role in every aspect of the business, starting with client service, then on to operations, and most recently, sales,” said company founder and CEO, Russ Aborn. “Our clients and everyone she’s worked with both inside and outside of the company think the world of her. I have always been enormously impressed with her dedication to our company, and most importantly to our clients.”

Clifford assumes her new position during a period of accelerated growth for the company, which has doubled its staffing over the past 3 months. Jill was responsible for expanding her own team with the key additions of Director of Operations Chris Peckham and Director of Marketing Timothy Dooner, as the company continues to add strength to its leadership talent. She’s also enhanced the organizations account management and data analytics teams with the hiring of Caleb Johnson and Nathan Shnipes.

“I’m excited to accept this role with the company and see nothing but a bright road ahead. Aborn & Co. will continue to build upon a foundation we’ve laid over the last thirty years,” said Clifford. “With transportation rates exceeding record highs and capacity problems impacting service, this year has been one of the most challenging I’ve seen for shippers in my career. Now, more than ever, there is a need for intelligent and strategic freight managed solutions. I’m confident that we will meet those challenges and offer our current and future clients our best-in-class managed freight solutions.”