Kelly Picard has been promoted to CEO of Hackbarth Delivery Service.
In her new role, Picard will be responsible for strategy, leadership and vision in the management of the company.
Former CEO, Rob Hackbarth will join the board and Carol Hackbarth will continue as its chair. Picard has been with the company since 1994, holding a variety of positions. Most recently she was vice president of Sales and COO. She has also held positions in sales strategy development and execution, sales management, sales and operations integration, customer service management, account development and administration, P and L accountability, executive leadership, organization, marketing and public relations.
“Kelly Picard comes to the role of CEO with both operations and sales experience. She started as a driver and steadily progressed through various management roles,” said Rob Hackbarth, owner and founder of Hackbarth Delivery Service. “She has been part of the executive team for the last 10 years and has participated in helping to create and implement the strategic plan of our company.”
An active member of her profession, Picard has been involved in the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association, Express Carriers Association, the Southeastern Warehouse Association, Mobile United, Leadership Mobile, Mobile Chamber of Commerce and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Picard is also heavily involved in local community activities, participating in St. Ignatius Church, Junior League of Mobile, L’Arche, America’s Distinguished Young Women and St. Mary’s Home.
Picard received her MBA from the Ohio State University with a concentration in leadership and her bachelor of arts in International Politics and Spanish from Louisiana State University. She and her husband Larry Picard have five children and live in Mobile.Tags: Carol Hackbarth, CEO, Hackbarth Delivery Service, Kelly PIcard, Mobile, Rob Hackbarth