Our Team

Boomerang Transport is proud to present an energetic team of men & women that are excited to serve you. We set ourselves apart from the competition by providing the highest level of customer service that the industry has ever seen. Meet some of our team-

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This is our team on March 28, 2015 celebrating 5 years of success by having another pizza party in Charlotte. Pictured from left to right are Kristina Wong, PJ Babcock, Adam Penley, Wes Turner, JP Carlin and Nancy Silva. Three team members not pictured – Jessie Alexander, Essie Arnold, and Mike Jimenez

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Here are a few more of our team members on February 2, 2016 completing a team building experience. Pictured from left to right are Wes Turner, Nancy Silva, Mike Jimenez, JP Carlin and Adam Goodrich.

The Boomerang squad from our “Boomcation2017” team outing on April 1st, 2017. Left to right (top): Mike Jimenez, Kristina Wong, Nancy Silva, PJ Babcock, Wes Turner and John Fuller. Left to right (bottom): Iohanna Gaspar, Brandi Greenwald, JP Carlin, Felicia Poirier and Adam Goodrich.

We escaped the Escape Room with 2 minutes to spare! Left to right (top): JP Carlin, Mike Jimenez, Kristina Wong, Wes Turner, PJ Babcock and John Fuller. Left to right (bottom): Adam Goodrich, Iohanna Gaspar, Nancy Silva, Brandi Greenwald and Felicia Poirier.

Communication Team vs Scheduling Team bowling competition on April 1st, 2017.  Communications Team = Winners! Left to right: John Fuller, Brandi Greenwald, PJ Babcock, Adam Goodrich, Mike Jimenez, Nancy Silva, Wes Turner, Iohanna Gaspar, JP Carlin, Kristina Wong and Felicia Poirier.

We like to get together at least once a year to have some fun and eat some pizza.  In 2011 we gave out real wood boomerangs as a Christmas treat.  Pictured from left to right are JP Carlin, Tom Kirchner, Wes Turner, Ryan Kailbourne, and Barry Lee.

Owners JP & Wes (JP on left, Wes right) visit Chichen Itza, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world

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Owners Wes & JP (Wes on left, JP right) in NYC at the Brooklyn Bridge, one of the seven wonders of the industrial world

My name is Jessie and I have been a hiring manager and a coordinator for Boomerang.  Right now I am taking a break to focus on my family as we have a little one on the way.  I grew up in Charlotte, NC, and graduated from NC State with a BS in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences.  I’ve had several interesting jobs where my job duties included working aboard shrimp boats, SCUBA diving in rivers, and electroshocking fish.  My husband is in the US Coast Guard.  We enjoy spending as much time outside and on the water as possible.

My name is Joe Carlin and I’m the Chairman for Boomerang Transport. Joe is a Fortune 100 experienced Financial Executive with Director Level experience with IBM and Bowe Bell+Howell. Joe spent 15 years as a Financial Executive with IBM and Bell+Howell in North Carolina, New York and London. At IBM, he managed a $2 billion portfolio of 400 networking software products, was considered an expert in software finances and pricing, and led an international team in creating the Strategic and Operating Budgets for the $8 billion Networking Division. At Bell+Howell, Joe was Director of Finance, Director of Marketing and Director of Strategy; setting the financial, marketing and strategic direction for a $500 million global business. While at IBM and Bell+Howell, Joe saved each company money by implementing cost saving process, system changes, and using process improvement methods. He also created numerous financial models to define and monitor key business metrics. Joe has an MBA in Finance, a B.A. in English, and B.S. in Accounting from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Adam Goodrich was born and raised in Boston Massachusetts where he also attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music. He has spent a number of year as a professional musician in the Boston and Orlando areas. He now lives in Orlando and enjoys working with Boomerang Transport and using his free time to still occasionally play music.

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My name is Felicia Poirier and I’m a coordinator for Boomerang. On my days off I enjoy being with my two dogs and enjoying nature to it’s fullest. I’m currently studying Human Services because I enjoy helping others. I’m very excited to be a part of the Boomerang Team.

Hi everyone! My name is Brandi Greenwald and I have been the Office Manager for Boomerang for a little over a year now. l am originally from California, and moved to Charlotte, NC when I was 10. I now live in North Charlotte with my boyfriend of three years, and our grumpy (but cute!) little Shih Tzu, Eddie. I have a passion for health and fitness and am currently studying to earn my CPT (certified personal training) certificate. In my free time I enjoy practicing hot yoga, working out, and hanging out with my family and friends. I am blessed to be apart of the Boomerang team and can’t wait to see what the future holds!

My name is Iohanna Gaspar and I am a Coordinator for Boomerang Transport. I am originally from Brazil, and I moved to the United States at a young age. I speak Portuguese, and a little Spanish. My personal motto is “If you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine” and I aim to spread a little cheer everywhere I go. I am thrilled to be a part of the Boomerang team, and I can’t wait to see what the future has in store for me.

My name is Angela Verdon. I am one of the drivers for the company in the Wilmington area.  I grew up with 7 brothers and sisters in a suburb north of NYC, then lived in North Central Pennsylvania  where I was employed by Highmark Medicare Services.  We moved to Wilmington to be near our two daughters and spend a lot of our time boating, riding our bicycles, traveling (by car), and hanging out with the family.  I  also do volunteer work  for Step of for Soldiers based in Carolina Beach. I joined the Boomerang team because of a love for driving and learning the lay of the land.

My name is Barry and I am proud to say that I am the first driver that was ever hired by Boomerang.  I have extensive experience in the medical transport industry from working in a similar field in Portland Oregon for several years.  I enjoy living in Charlotte as I can spend more time with my family.

Hi, my name is Val Hawes.  After retiring from a large wholesale food distributor in Maryland where I worked for 25 years, I decided to relocate to beautiful Lake Wylie, SC. I came out of retirement to work for Boomerang Transport. Since I really like helping people in need, I think working as a driver for Boomerang really allows me to do just that. Both my children are married now, but I do have a newfoundland and golden retriever that I consider my “kids.”

In memory of Mike who passed in December of 2012.  Mike Collier was a jet pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps for 12 years and then got out of the service and worked as an engineer building factories all over the world.  The last 5 years he owned and operated a commercial printing company with his wife Sydney.

Hi!  My name is Jay Pittman.  I am 46 years old and I live in Tucker GA.  I have lived in Georgia all my life. Now being on disability, I needed to find something to keep me busy. I found Boomerang Transport and it has been an answered prayer.  I am helping other people, staying active and thanks to Boomerang Transports giving back to charities, I too, am giving back!  It would be my pleasure to be your Boomerang Transport driver!

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My name is Dick Davis and I am a driver for Boomerang Transport in Charleston, SC

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Hi, my name is Gilda Ayoub.  I was born in Boston, MA where I lived for 43 years.  My husband of 2 1/2 years, Michael, and I moved to Macon, GA in 2011.  I have a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard University which I utilized in an Early Childhood Education career.  The highlight of my career as a teacher, director, and trainer was getting to work closely with families and soon to be caregivers to shape and develop our youth in safe and enriching environments.  Currently, I am working as the Young Peoples Division Director at  Gray Chapel A.M.E. Church, located in Macon, GA.  I count it an honor to be trusted with developing programming that will strengthen the spirits, minds, and bodies of our youth.  Lastly, and most importantly, I give thanks to God for all that I have been given.  Truly, if it had not been for Him, where would I be?  I look forward to being of service to each and everyone entrusted to me.  May God bless and keep each of us.

 

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Hi my name is Robert Robinson and I am a Boomerang driver in the Charlotte area.  I am looking forward to getting you there and back!

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My name is Gary Hurt, I’m a driver in Hattiesburg, MS. I’m glad to have a good driving record, for many years.

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Brian Konradt was born and raised in a small suburban town in north New Jersey. In 2001 he moved to the coastal area of Myrtle Beach, SC to enjoy the warmer weather and the stretches of beauty beaches. He’s been a self-employed print/digital communications consultant since 1996. In his spare time he serves as a volunteer driver for “Neighbor to Neighbor,” a nonprofit organization that provides ambulatory senior citizens and the homebound with local transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, and to other errands and social activities. Since 2011 he has served as an Extraordinary Eucharistic Minister for his local parish.

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Hi there! My name is Lisa Konklin, and I am so very excited to start this adventure of driving for Boomerang Transport. My husband and I have lived in North Carolina for 14 years and we’ve had a variety of jobs and businesses to pay the bills, including running a Restaurant, delivering the mail with the post office, to fixing and selling cars. Our 3 daughters are all grown now and I’m in a new season of life. I love serving people and running errands, this company is a God send!

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I am Linda Hopper. I am an independent Tupperware consultant of 7 years. I have always worked in retail or restaurants until a couple of years ago. I enjoy meeting new people and having new experiences. My husband and I have raised 6 children ( 5 boys – 1 Girl) and now have 3 Grandsons and 3 fur babies.

 

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Hi, I am David Sabella. I am a retired Presbyterian Minister, with a diverse background, from art and advertising to financial services. I love people and to be of service to others especially those in need. Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania, I have lived in several parts of the country – Greenville, S.C, California, PA, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Cynthiana, KY, and most recently I have retired to Erie, PA to be near family. Driving gives me something to do with all my free time. But I’m also taking a jewelry class through the Erie Art Museum. I am a fan of UK basketball as well as the Steelers and Penguins.

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Hi…my name is Henry Simmons, I am returning to work with Boomerang  after a brief leave from the company. I LOVE driving and transporting people to and from there designation.

Hi, My name is Eric Cravey, and I live on Galveston Island. I love nature, cats, and the color green. A lifelong carpenter at heart, my current project is restoring my 1927 Craftsman house.I enjoy meeting people and sharing the stories that make us all unique. My first priority is always to transport passengers safely and comfortably to their destination.

Greetings from the sunny state of Texas!, My name is Jonathan Bernal and after 35 years as an Insurance and Financial Consultant I have retired to enjoy life.
I still enjoy meeting new people and helping those who maybe in need of my services in this new role. I am originally from San Antonio but grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Life has been good to me and now is my opportunity to give back to my community.

Hi, my name is Mary Lou Hensley. I am retired. My hobbies are reading, crafts and coloring. I live in Greensboro, NC and I am looking forward to getting you there and back!

Good day, my name is Diana Sahli and I know all about Boomerangs as I come from the land down under! I moved to Southern Maryland 6 years ago & have enjoyed seeing as much as I can of this beautiful country. I am looking forward to meeting you and taking you where you need to go!

My name is Cal Horlick and I LOVE driving for Boomerang Transport, it gives me the opportunity to work independently AND make a few extra bucks a month. I am retired from the DC Metro and relocated to the peace and quiet of the country here in Timberlake NC. I am also a semi professional magician so be sure to ask me to show you a magic trick or offer you a bottle of water, a mint or even a protein bar…I look forward to being “your” transportation soon. I promise to get you there and back, safely, quickly courteously and friendly!

Hello! My name is Marian Devasher. I am looking forward to getting you there and back!

Hello, my name is Donald Shepherd, and I am looking forward to getting you there and back!

My name is Kay Hodges. I was born in the Texas Panhandle area and was raised on a farm. I met my husband in Amarillo, TX. Shortly thereafter, we moved to the Houston area. I worked for a NASA contractor when we put a man on the moon. I refereed volleyball for over 20 years and scheduled referees for the Houston area for many of those. I love meeting people and helping them get where they want to go.

Hello, my name is Moudjahidatou Ganiou and I am a driver in Dover, DE. I am looking forward to getting you there and back!

Hello! My name is Carolyn Chapman and I live in MS. I am looking forward to getting you there and back!

Hello, my name is Javonni Burchett and I am a driver in Kentucky. After serving as Transportation Director in Western North Carolina for close to four years after a
twenty year career in the social service arena of Kentucky then becoming an In- Home Care Coordinator and Caregiver upon my return to Kentucky in 2007 for a period of three years I decided I wanted a job part time utilizing all of those experiences while caring for an elderly parent. That is when I stumbled upon Boomerang Transport! Having worked in the field of transportation and client care this felt like a perfect fit. A wish is like a prayer to God!

Hello, my name is Tamara Harris and I am a driver for Boomerang in Oklahoma City, OK.

Hello. My name is Carl Radtke. I have recently joined Boomerang Transport and am looking forward to meeting and transporting our clients in Atlanta and North Georgia.

Hello, my name is Jim and I am a driver in Baltimore, MD. I am happily married to my wife, since 1996. We’ve got a crazy cat and ditsy dog, who keep us busy and amused. Grateful every day to be alive! I look forward to helping folks…like I’ve been helped so many times, myself.

My name is Jon Ridner and I drive for Boomerang Transport and other ride share services in Gainesville, Florida- Go Gators! I’m a former Marine and 20-year safety professional who loves to drive and make it my priority to get you to your destination in a safe and timely manner!

Hello my name is Willis Jackson and I was born and raised in Saucier, MS. I have my B.A. from the University of North Texas. I received my M.A from Eastern Michigan University. I attended Shanghai University through New York University. I received my language certification in Spanish from the University of Valencia while studying abroad in Spain through Eastern Michigan University. I attended the University of Arkansas to plant a mission team. I have taught in every field of education. I am looking forward to getting you there and back!

Hello my name is Lavonnia Goss, I am 36 and I love to travel and look forward to working with you all!

Hi everyone, my name is Beverly Baker. I am a new driver for Boomerang in the Winston – Salem, NC area. I am the wife of an Air Force Veteran of 24.5 years, mother to 2 children, and grammy to 6. Family is very important to me. I love meeting new people. I have driven cross country 3 times. On the last trip I was able to stop and personally shake the hands and thank our first responders and military troops. I care about people and want to make sure they get to where they need to go. I also drive for Uber, Lyft, and Take Out Waiter in my spare time. I can not wait to meet my new clients and share happy stories of any sort.

Hello, my name is Annie Cole and I am a driver in Memphis, TN. I am looking forward to getting you there and back!

Hello, I’m Trish Scott. I am originally from suburban Philadelphia, but escaped to sunny FL in 1999. I’ve enjoyed several different careers: recreation supervisor, veterinary practice manager, PE teacher, USPS mail carrier and am now retired and operating my two businesses: Sarasota Pro Pet Care and 4myride. I love meeting all the wonderful people who use the service and am fulfilled by helping them with their transportation needs. I share my Sarasota home with two border collie mixes and a grey tabby cat. I miss them when I’m driving but it’s hugs and kisses when I get home!

Hello, my name is Carol Komondy and I have lived in North Carolina for the past 4 years. Prior to that I lived in New Jersey. I enjoy driving, when I’m not driving I like to spend my time enjoying life. Some of my outdoor interests are boating, fishing, gardening and hiking. When I’m indoors I like to cook, I am very interested in living and eating healthy. My passion is helping others. I hope you have an enjoyable ride.

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