Steve Chapman Joins Ruan Transport as Vice Chairman

Aug 7, 2009

Ruan Transport Corporation has announced that Steven G. Chapman, former CEO of ITAGroup and current member of Ruan's Board of Directors, has joined the company as vice chairman. 


"Ruan is a great company with a long history of success," said Chapman. "I'm fully committed to the company and look forward to helping position Ruan for future growth."


During Chapman's 18-year tenure leading ITAGroup, the company achieved 17 years of record-breaking financial results. In his new role as a member of the Ruan senior leadership team, Chapman will be responsible for growth initiatives and process improvements across the organization. 


"Steve's significant senior management, sales and marketing expertise will be invaluable to us. Through his Ruan board involvement we have already witnessed his dedication to our organization, business acumen, and commitment to excellence," said John Ruan III, Chairman and CEO of Ruan. "I am enthusiastic about the leadership and experience Steve will bring to the company as a fully integrated member of our team."


Chapman will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ITAGroup, Inc. He also serves on the boards of directors of Per Mar Security Services, American Equity Investment Life Company, Mercy Medical Center, United Way of Central Iowa and the Greater Des Moines Partnership. In addition to board responsibilities, he serves on the Mercy Medical Strategic Planning Committee and Executive Committee of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. Chapman is a graduate of Drake University with a B.S. degree in Marketing and Economics.