Our supply chain experts lead world class logistics solutions:

Odyssey’s supply chain experts average more than 25 years of experience. Serving as engineers, technologists, and transportation and logistics professionals in all relevant modes of transportation, our leaders possess the expertise that differentiates us from the competition, and enables our clients to make smarter supply chain solutions decisions. Odyssey’s deep management bench provides the expertise, market intelligence and best practices that inform the ongoing business process improvements that result in sustained cost savings and optimized operations.

EXECUTIVE TEAM:

Keith Hancock

Chief Executive Officer
 

Keith Hancock

Position: Chief Executive Officer
Categories: Executive Team
Keith Hancock joined Odyssey in 2010 through the acquisition of Capital Transportation Solutions (“CTS”) and served as President & CEO of CTS prior to assuming additional responsibilities on the corporate executive team of Odyssey.  He was instrumental in Odyssey’s acquisition of AFF Global in 2018 and served as the first Division president for the company, consolidating several business segments that specialized in freight forwarding and consumer warehousing services and solutions.  Keith has also been responsible for Corporate Strategy & Development and has been instrumental in several acquisitions that have been highly accretive to the company.

Prior to joining CTS, Keith was the founder of Castle Pines Associates, LLC, a business development/consulting company that specialized in private equity acquisitions, emerging growth and start-up companies through its offices in Colorado, Florida and Georgia.  Keith’s early career experience with companies ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 500 includes a diverse background in international consulting, mergers and acquisitions, finance and consumer products research, development, marketing and sales.

Keith holds degrees including Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Masters in Business Administration and Juris Doctor and is a member of the Georgia Bar.

Cosmo Alberico

President & COO
 

Cosmo Alberico

Position: President & COO
Categories: Executive Team
Cosmo Alberico serves as President and Chief Operating Officer, leading all operational functions for the Company, including Odyssey’s 89 global locations comprised of a workforce of 2,500+ associates. He brings more than 30+ years of hands-on experience—with a proven track record of leading teams in a wide array of industries including food & beverage, manufacturing, telecommunications and technology giving him exceptional insight into the opportunities and challenges facing Odyssey’s clients.

During Cosmo’s tenure at Odyssey, he has been instrumental in leading the company’s global finance and operations organizations resulting in significant average annual double-digit growth since joining as the Chief Financial Officer in 2005.

Cosmo currently serves as chairman on the Western Connecticut State University Executive Advisory Council and as an Emeritus Board member of Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut. Cosmo attended Iona University, where he received an MBA and Bachelor of Business Management.

Glenn Riggs

Chief Strategy Officer
 

Glenn Riggs

Position: Chief Strategy Officer
Categories: Executive Team-2
Glenn brings to Odyssey almost three decades of experience in supply chain management. A member of Odyssey’s founding team in 2003, he is currently responsible for Corporate Strategy, M&A, Engineering, HSE&S and Procurement for FTL, Rail and Facilities within Odyssey’s Managed Service business.

Glenn strengthens Odyssey’s deep bench management, adding powerful expertise in the operations of all transport modes within global supply chains and delivering specialized knowledge in industry data and optimization modeling. He also serves as President of, Centerboard.

Before Odyssey, Glenn moved through a number of manufacturing, materials management and supply chain positions of increasing responsibility for Union Carbide Corporation and The Dow Chemical Company.

Glenn holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.

Michael Pozzi

Chief Financial Officer
 

Michael Pozzi

Position: Chief Financial Officer
Categories: Executive Team-2
Mike Pozzi joined Odyssey in 2014 and is a critical part of the company’s corporate finance team, leading reporting, budgeting, forecasting, M&A execution, and investor relations.  As Chief Financial Officer, Mike leads all financial planning functions for the company.

Prior to joining Odyssey, Mike served as a Director for Stifel, a diversified global wealth management and investment banking company, in its Transportation & Logistics Investment Banking division.

Mike holds an MBA from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in both accountancy and finance from Villanova University. Mike is also a certified public accountant in the state of New York.

Nicole White

Chief Information Officer
 

Nicole White

Position: Chief Information Officer
Categories: Executive Team-2
Nicole White serves as Chief Information Officer, leading Odyssey’s global technology strategy and technology operations.

Prior to joining Odyssey, Nicole served as a VP of Global IT Strategic Projects at XPO Logistics and, most recently, as CIO Redwood Logistics where she drove technology adoption and expanded the organizations market share.

With advanced experience in supply chain & logistics IT strategy and execution, Nicole has provided business-aligned solutions across a variety of global organizations. Adept at developing global IT processes and integrations, Nicole improves infrastructure, integrates acquisitions and maximizes technology operations across the enterprise to increase efficiencies and revenue.

Nicole is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University and an MBA from DePaul Graduate School of Business, Chicago, IL. She is also a 2019 (Charlotte) and 2021 (Chicago) CIO of the Year Award Winner.

Raymond Maier

Chief Legal Officer
 

Raymond Maier

Position: Chief Legal Officer
Categories: Executive Team-3
As one of the Odyssey’s founding executives, Mr. Maier was instrumental in establishing the business infrastructure supporting the Company’s growth and global expansion. Today, he oversees all legal affairs including contracts, licensing and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Odyssey, Ray was Group Counsel for Union Carbide Corporation, serving as General Counsel for global chemical business units with sales in excess of $1.5 billion. Ray has more than 30 years of experience in providing legal counsel and services to businesses in a variety of fields, including electronics, industrial gases and, for more than 13 years, in the chemical industry. With extensive experience in corporate and international contexts, he has been lead counsel on numerous significant transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and financings in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Ray earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University, and J.D. and MBA degrees from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. He is a member of the State Bars of New York and Connecticut.

Laura Sheehy

Chief HR Officer
 

Laura Sheehy

Position: Chief HR Officer
Categories: Executive Team-3

As Chief Human Resources Officer, Laura Sheehy holds leadership responsibility for the entire Human Resources function of Odyssey and its affiliates worldwide. Laura has more than 25 years of broad-ranging experience in HR, which includes talent acquisition, management, development, employee relations, benefits, and compensation.

Prior to joining Odyssey, Laura was Director, Global Talent Acquisition at Subway in its Milford, Connecticut headquarters. Previously, she served as Head, of Human Resources at SAI Systems International in Shelton, Connecticut, and in HR management positions at Branson Ultrasonics Corporation and Colonial Data Technologies; as well as HR at The W.E. Bassett Company.

Laura is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport (B.S., Magna cum Laude) and currently serves on the Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut Board of Directors.

GOVERNANCE:

ROBERT SHELLMAN
Founder and Chairman
Mr. Shellman founded Odyssey in 2003, serving as CEO and leading Odyssey from a small start-up to a global logistics provider with revenue in excess of $1B.  In his current role as Chairman of the Board, Bob assists with the development of long-term strategic objectives to drive value for our stakeholders, associates and customers alike.
VADM (RET.) EDWARD STRAW
Lead Independent Director
After previously serving as Chairman of Odyssey until 2022, Admiral Straw has been an instrumental advisor to Odyssey, leveraging his global private-sector logistics and business operations experience following an exemplary thirty-year career serving his country as a three-star Admiral, highlighted by his assignment as Chief Executive Officer of the Defense Logistics Agency, the largest military logistics command supporting the American armed forces worldwide.
KEITH HANCOCK
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hancock currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Odyssey and a member of the Board of Directors.  Mr. Hancock’s extended biography may be viewed under the Executive Team section of this website.
THE JORDAN COMPANY
Financial Sponsor
The Jordan Company (TJC) is a private equity firm that partners with profitable companies to realize significant opportunities for long-term growth. TJC has continually demonstrated commitment to investors and management teams, and to the successful strategies and plans they partner to put in place together.

OPERATIONS LEADERSHIP:

Ken Stratton

President, Intermodal Division
 

Ken Stratton

Position: President, Intermodal Division
Categories: Operations Leadership
Ken’s expansive history in the intermodal industry began over 30 years ago when he served as a container yard operator. His expertise in logistics and knowledge of the intermodal market continues to provide incredible benefits to our global customers.

Kevin Kelly

President, Freight Forwarding Division
 

Kevin Kelly

Position: President, Freight Forwarding Division
Categories: Operations Leadership
Kevin has over 35 years of industry experience, most recently in our freight forwarding division where he oversaw the division’s profitability and growth, expanding and diversifying Odyssey’s global footprint, service capabilities, and customer base.

William Ritter

President, Transport & Warehouse Division
 

William Ritter

Position: President, Transport & Warehouse Division
Categories: Operations Leadership
With over 30 years of supply chain management experience, Bill’s mix of innovative management strategies and strategic development initiatives to establish a long-term profitability model for Odyssey’s specialized trucking and warehouse offerings.

Robert Boyle

President, Managed Services Division
 

Robert Boyle

Position: President, Managed Services Division
Categories: Operations Leadership
Robert has over 19 years’ experience as a logistics professional, utilizing his project management and supply chain expertise to focus on technological and digital enhancements to platforms that enhance the customer experience and deliver value to the end-user.  He is responsible for global oversight of Odyssey’s Managed Services, including sampling, consulting and optimization services, freight payment, and procurement for our global customers.