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Executive Team
Paul Will
Paul Will
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Paul Will, appointed Chairman of the Board in August 2015, has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2012. Previously, he has served as Vice Chairman, President and Chief Operating Officer of Celadon since November 2010 and served as Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since August 2007. Before that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 1998 and served as Treasurer and Assistant Secretary from 1998 through 2010. He joined Celadon in 1993 as Controller. Mr. Will has more than 20 years of transportation industry experience. A graduate of Indiana University, he spent several years working in public accounting for KPMG prior to joining Celadon. He is a certified public accountant and serves on the board of Celadon, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA) and EmployIndy (formerly the Indianapolis Private Industry Council). He is also the Treasurer of the EmployIndy Board. In 2006, Mr. Will was recognized as being “Indiana’s Best and Brightest” in Accounting among professionals age 40 and under.
John Russell
Jon Russell
President, Chief Operating Officer
Jon Russell was appointed to the position of President, Chief Operating Officer in May 2017. Prior to this, he was President of Celadon Logistics from November 2010 and served as Executive Vice President of Logistics since August 2007. He also served as President & CEO of TruckersB2B, a joint-venture between Celadon Group and Electronic Funds Source, LLC. Before joining TruckersB2B in May 2000 as VP of Operations, Mr. Russell had been a Vice President in the Global Corporate Investment Bank of Citigroup for six years. While at Citigroup, he was responsible for the management of the New York Treasury non-dollar fixed-income portfolio.

Mr. Russell has previously been selected by the Indianapolis Business Journal for its annual 'Forty Under 40.' The recognition is for local business and professional leaders who have achieved success before the age of 40. Mr. Russell holds a bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from Cornell University.

Ken Core
Ken Core
Vice President Risk Management
Ken Core has been our Vice President of Risk Management since he joined Celadon in 2000 and has served as Secretary since 2002. Mr. Core has over 30 years of transportation industry experience. After graduating from Cornell College and the University of Iowa College of Law, he worked for a law firm and both publicly and privately held transportation companies concentrating in the insurance defense and risk management areas. He has been on the Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations' Litigation Center since 2005 and currently serves as its Treasurer and he has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Polaris Captive Insurance Company since 2006 and currently serves as Chairman of its Claims and Loss Control Committee.
Bobby Peayler
Bobby Peavler
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Bobby Peavler has been our Principal Accounting Officer since October 2014. He previously served as Vice President of Accounting. Mr. Peavler graduated from Franklin College in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in accounting. Prior to joining Celadon in 2004, Mr. Peavler worked as a tax accountant for DeWitt & Shrader.
Ken Buck
Ken Buck
Executive Vice President of Business Development, Celadon
President and CEO, A&S Services Group, LLC.
Ken attended the United States Naval Academy and Towson University where he received a B.S. in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude in 1983. Ken joined A&S Trucking Service, Inc. in February of 2005 as an equity partner and became President & CEO of A&S Services Group, the successor entity in June of 2009. He has 32 years of transportation experience in sales, sales management and executive management. A Maryland native, Ken was Vice President of Sales at Cowan Systems in Baltimore prior to joining A&S.
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