In 1990, after a successful career in Sales and Sales Management, Mark Dixon changed gears. He left the rat race, dog eat dog world of the sales arena, went to truck driving school, attained a Class A CDL License, and hit the freedom of the open road as an 'Over the Road' truck driver. His children were growing taller, the dogs didn't recognize him anymore, so after 2 years of truck stops and greasy food he accepted an operations position as a dispatcher so he could be at home. Within time, advancements to operations management, compliance, driver training, recruiting, and safety management came Mark's way, serving as the Director of Safety for three different trucking companies. Mark realized that the industry was experiencing many issues that weren't being properly addressed. Driver turnover across company lines was rampant, communication skills within operations was lacking, and driver recruitment was always an uphill battle, not to mention the always present and looming DOT Compliance issues effecting everyone in the industry. It was at that time that Mark ventured off into his own consulting concern researching and developing programs addressing these issues. Mr. Dixon has presented to trucking company professionals extensively in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. From Driver to Operations Management, from Recruiter to Director of Safety, Mark has a firsthand approach to many of the issues and concerns presenting the industry today. His close to 25 year relationship within the trucking industry have imparted a wealth of information to be shared and enjoyed with his audiences everywhere.