Congratulations to Whitney for successfully completing the Iowa Motor Truck Association’s Leadership Class! DMTB has great respect for the program. Jimmy, Ben, Eric and now Whitney have all completed the Leadership Class.
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Des Moines, Iowa – Whitney DeMatteis, Des Moines Truck Brokers recently completed a four-session Leadership Class hosted by the Iowa Motor Truck Association.
The Iowa Motor Truck Association was established in 1942 and has been the voice of the trucking industry since that time. The Iowa Motor Truck Association represents over 750 trucking companies from across the state of Iowa and has members in all 99 counties. In Iowa alone, over 78% of all communities depend 100% on trucks for the delivery of goods and services they depend upon. The trucking industry’s association office is headquartered in Des Moines and sits at the foot of Iowa’s State Capitol.
As a member of the 2014 IMTA Leadership Class, Whitney has taken a few days during the last year to participate in various leadership sessions held at the IMTA headquarters. These sessions were set up with presenters from the industry and panelist from the IMTA membership. Some session topics included; Understanding Value of Lobbying and Legislative Issues, Strengthening Your Communication Skills, Business Writing Skills, Leadership is an Art and Identifying your own Leadership Style.
“Our leadership class participants are the up and coming individuals in this industry. We are pleased that Whitney was able to provide leadership and insight to our organization through involvement in the 2014 Leadership Class and we look forward to continued support and involvement in the association,” said Brenda Neville, President & CEO, Iowa Motor Truck Association.