Avalon Risk Management is a proud sponsor of TIA and its vision to continue to be the leading provider of resources and education to the third-party logistics industry. As a premier provider of insurance and surety solutions, Avalon is committed to promoting industry education. We proudly support TIA's Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) Program by providing two scholarships to deserving individuals to further their education. The scholarship covers the registration of the online study course and the three CTB Exam sections.
The CTB Program offers transportation and freight brokerage professionals the highest broker certification that exists in the industry and is the most widely recognized designation among 3PLs. The CTB curriculum is designed to increase business acumen, improve operational and sales skills, and better manage risk. The comprehensive program challenges the learner across the landscape of the 3PL operational spectrum to create a more informed and valuable employee.
Avalon is happy to announce Judson Halbrooks and Tharus (TJ) Nixon as the 2023 Trimester 2 CTB Scholarship winners.
Judson Halbrooks is a Business Development Representative at McLeod Software. He has had the privilege to explore many industry opportunities and serve in various positions and is now in Transportation Management Software Sales. His diverse experience in supply chain management has given Judson a passion for helping companies cultivate solutions that maximize their revenues while not compromising their level of excellence in customer service. Judson embraces the John C. Maxwell quote, "As important as your past is, it's not as important as the way you see your future."
Tharus (TJ) Nixon
Tharus (TJ) Nixon is the President & CEO of Road Warriors Unlimited, a small asset-based third-party logistics provider in the Atlanta, GA, area that specializes in providing FTL & LTL transportation solutions. As a Logistics Officer in the US Army, TJ learned how to solve critical supply chain challenges and operate in a high-paced environment while adapting to meet the necessary logistical requirements. As a recent 2023 retiree and Service-Disabled Veteran, TJ will apply his focus and energy to ensure that Road Warriors Unlimited becomes a first choice for customers with third party logistics needs. It is fitting that TJ likes the following quote "Success is a journey, not a destination. Enjoy the road!"
Join us in congratulating Judson Halbrooks and Tharus (TJ) Nixon! Stay tuned for the 2023 CTB Trimester 3 Session and scholarship application information.
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