2023 Tennessee Trucking Association 93rd Annual Convention



Seize the opportunity for professional growth at the 2023 Tennessee Trucking Association 93rd Annual Convention. Set against the stunning backdrop of Sandestin, Florida, from September 17th to 19th, 2023, this event unites the transportation industry under the theme “Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present, and Shaping the Future.”Immerse yourself in transformative discussions, gain insights, and forge invaluable connections that will fuel your success. Secure your spot now and elevate your career at this exceptional event. 


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Welcome to the comprehensive program guide for the 2023 Tennessee Trucking Association 93rd Annual Convention.

We invite you to explore the detailed schedule of events, speaker sessions, and engaging workshops that await you during this exceptional gathering.

Simply click on the program to view the complete convention outline.  It’s your key to planning your days, engaging in thought-provoking discussions, and capitalizing on every opportunity to learn, connect, and thrive. Join us in embracing the past, present, and future of the transportation industry.

In the event that the program isn’t displaying optimally on your screen, you can download the program below. 

To learn more or for any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the TTA office at 615-777-2882.  


Click the program to view the convention outline or click here to download the 2023 convention program.


Hotel Reservations

Make your room reservation early to guarantee the TTA room rate for the 2023 Tennessee Trucking Association 93rd Annual Convention. TTA rates are not guaranteed after our block of rooms is reserved.

Visit  www.sandestinbeachhilton.com group code “TNT.” 



About the Keynote Speaker



Lt. Col (ret.) Bo “Guvner” McGowan is a Certified Speaker with Wingman Enterprises who draws extensively on his experience as an Air Force fighter pilot, instructor, international airline pilot, and leadership consultant.

He commanded a flying training squadron and has worked with NATO partners, commanders, and instructors in training future fighter pilots for thirteen NATO nations. He also worked as part of a special US Air Force Think Tank in creating the architecture for using nontraditional training methods for America’s next generation of fighter pilots. 

Bo currently flies internationally with a major US airline. He loves being a part of a team effort in flying dreams to their destinations. Bo believes people matter, and building trusting, interdependent relationships across an organization is critical to success.




2023 Tennessee Trucking Association 93rd Annual Convention 

Convention Presenters & Speakers 

Dive into a wealth of expertise and knowledge from the lineup of speakers at the 2023 Tennessee Trucking Association 93rd Annual Convention. Gain insights, perspectives, and actionable takeaways from industry leaders! Click below to learn more about our speakers, including Lt. Col (ret.) Bo “Guvner” McGowan, Thom Albrecht, Pamela Blass Bracher, Chris Spear, and more!


About the  Speakers


Lt. Col (ret.) Bo “Guvner” McGowan

Keynote Speaker

Thom Albrecht

Chief Financial Officer & Chief

 Revenue Officer, Reliance Partners

Harry Crabtree

Corporate VP of Risk Management & Safety, Paladin Capital

Pamela Blass Bracher

Deputy General Counsel, American Transportation Associations



President and CEO of The American Trucking Associations


Transportation Law Attorney, Lewis Thomason

Senator Paul Bailey

Charles Bailey Trucking, Inc.


Director of Legislation & Asst. General Counsel, TDOSHS


Stormie Janzen

Vice President of Safety and Recruiting for Total Transportation of MS


Stephanie Mann

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Tennessee Division


Misti Olszewski, ARM

Vice-President of Enterprise Safety, Covenant


Lisa Ewing

Driver Training and Testing Program Manager, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security


Cpt. Allen England

Captain, Tennessee Highway Patrol





Register for the 2023 Tennessee Trucking Association 93rd Annual Convention 

Register online or email the form to cfoster@tntrucking.org