IMTA Staff

Committed to Serving the Membership in the Most Professional Manner

Brenda Neville, CAE

Brenda Neville, CAE President & CEO For over 30 years, Brenda has had the distinct honor of representing Iowa’s trucking industry. Since joining the association in 1987, Brenda has served in a variety of roles and was named President and CEO of IMTA in 2008. While she has many different areas of oversight and involvement, her greatest joy is membership outreach and working with the members to find solutions to their challenges and problems. Since day one, Brenda has understood that the members are the foundation of IMTA and continues to make the members a top priority.
brenda@iowamotortruck.com

Allison Meiners

Allison Meiners Director of Safety & Member Services Prior to her start at the IMTA in August of 2021, Allison spent the last 12 years with Ruan Transportation in various management & safety roles. Allison has tremendous expertise in safety and compliance as well as very positive working relationships with our regulatory and enforcement partners. Additionally, she has the skill set to lead and oversee the membership services efforts.
allison@iowamotortruck.com

Janelle Stevens

Janelle Stevens Director of Communications, Education & Events Effective communications are at the heart and soul of everything IMTA does and for the past 10 years, Janelle has provided the committed leadership and unending dedication needed to be “best in class” in communicating with a diverse and large membership. Janelle’s organizational skills, amazing creativity, and strategic approach to everything she touches has enabled IMTA to effectively serve the membership with an innovative communications platform, an effective educational program and first-class events that attract both carriers and suppliers alike.
janelle@iowamotortruck.com

Kenzie Luster

Kenzie Luster Education & Events Coordinator Kenzie joined the Association in January of 2019 and serves in the role of education & events coordinator. Kenzie wears a variety of hats at the IMTA office, and she wears them all with confidence & a peppy attitude. Not only does she assist with all events, seminars, divisions meetings, etc., but she also keeps the lights on at the IMTA office by serving in the accounts payable & receivable role. Kenzie is also the first contact you will have with the Association. She manages the front office area and also serves as IMTA’s receptionist.
kenzie@iowamotortruck.com

Sam Swanberg

Sam Swanberg Education & Events Manager Joining the IMTA staff in November 2021, Sam immediately embraced her new role as the Education & Event Manager thanks to her high energy and fresh ideas. Sam will lend her event expertise to the various events offered by the IMTA, in addition to coordinating the educational opportunities the association has planned. She is an all-around team player and will enable the IMTA to continue to put on first-class events and seminars.
sam@iowamotortruck.com

Gary Handley

Gary Handley Special Projects Coordinator Gary has been involved in the trucking industry for over four decades and has been very involved with the IMTA throughout his career. Shortly after retiring, Gary agreed to a part-time position with the IMTA to work on several special projects. Throughout his career, Gary has been a highly respected volunteer leader and continues to demonstrate his love and passion for Iowa's trucking industry in this new position.
gary@iowamotortruck.com