IMTA Staff

Committed to Serving the Membership in the Most Professional Manner

Brenda Neville, CAE

Brenda Neville, CAE President As president, Brenda is primarily responsible for the organization and management of the operations of the IMTA. Brenda works with all areas of the organization, including marketing, communications, public relations, grassroots development, advocacy and public policy development, fundraising and financial oversight. Brenda also actively represents the industry on several committees and appointments on both the state and national level

Jordan Bjerke

Jordan Bjerke Membership Manager Jordan joined the IMTA in August 2016 and will be responsible for all aspects of the IMTA membership. Jordan will work on member recruitment and retention, member outreach and advocacy and assisting with the financials and marketing of the membership department. He graduated from Iowa State University in 2012 with a degree in Marketing and Logistics. He brings to the table experience in the trucking industry working for both Des Moines Truck Brokers, Inc. and XPO Logistics.

Don Egli

Don Egli Director of Safety & Security Don manages the IMTA’s safety and security department. In that capacity, he provides valuable support to IMTA member companies on issues of safety and security. In addition, Don assists with the IMTA’s on-going training efforts, safety auditing programs and the constant changes in several regulatory areas. Don is available to answer members regulatory questions and is the association's liaison with the FMCSA, Iowa DOT and several other regulatory agencies.

Emily Larkin

Emily Larkin Administrative & Communications Assistant Emily joined the IMTA in June of 2016 and will serve as the association’s administrative assistant. As the face and voice of the association, Emily provides administrative support on the IMTA’s day to day activities. Emily graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and also assists with many of the major IMTA events and educational activities.

DeAnn Moody

DeAnn Moody Executive Assistant & Building Manager DeAnn serves as the executive assistant for the IMTA and assists with the daily office activities, as well as the Board of Directors meetings. DeAnn is a valuable asset as she offers her support and assistance with many of the association’s special projects. As the IMTA’s only part-time staff member, DeAnn works four days a week but generates a tremendous amount of effort and enthusiasm in everything she does.

Janelle Stevens

Janelle Stevens Director of Communications, Education & Events In her fifth-year now with the IMTA, Janelle coordinates and oversees all the events & seminars hosted by the IMTA throughout the year.  In addition, she has recently taken on the responsibility of the communications division of the IMTA.  Janelle maintains the IMTA website and social media accounts, as well as creates the informational newsletters and various other promotional items that get sent.