Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> January 8, 2001

J. Dawson Cunningham – Roadway Express Inc (road)

J. DAWSON CUNNINGHAM is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Roadway Corporation. He held the same position for Roadway Express, Inc., from March 1998 until Roadway Corporation was formed as a holding company on May 30, 2001. Mr. Cunningham previously served as Vice President of Finance and Administration and Treasurer for Roadway Express. Prior to joining Roadway's management team, he held the position of Vice President and Controller of Roadway Services. Prior to joining Roadway in 1985, Mr. Cunningham was a Partner in the international accounting firm of Ernst & Whinney, focusing on auditing and consulting in the motor carrier and healthcare industries. Mr. Cunningham is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. He participates on the American Trucking Associations' National Accounting and Finance Council, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Logistics Council and is a Trustee for various multi-employer benefit plans. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Akron General Health System. Mr. Cunningham is a graduate of Mount Union College and is a Certified Public Accountant. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief overview of Roadway Express?

Mr. Cunningham: The company was founded in 1930 and has been

headquartered in Akron, Ohio, its entire existence. It has