Our Team

Melissa Gracey
President and CEO

A DTA stalwart since joining over 30 years ago, Melissa heads up the business as its President and CEO, managing the company’s dedicated and highly skilled team.

Melissa understands that meeting the needs of DTA’s growing client base and consequently, her staff, means inspiring others to think outside the box and challenging them to strive for their personal best.

From automating DTA’s auditing processes and launching quality assurance programs early on to her hard-earned intuitive nature to clients’ needs today, Melissa and the DTA team have become widely recognized as the industry leader in cutting clients’ transportation costs.

Kevin Taylor
Vice President, General Manager

Recognized for leading with a positive, winning attitude, Kevin has 30-plus years of professional transportation experience.

Kevin graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1988 and has been in the transportation business ever since. Progressing through a number of roles including sales, senior leadership, and general management, Kevin has always focused on providing a positive work environment and prides himself on working collaboratively to present unprecedented value to his customers.

Kevin’s core values of integrity, work ethic and a winning attitude complement DTA’s core principles of dependability, trustworthiness and accountability.

Glen Berg
Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Following various positions at the Royal Military College of Canada and the Canadian Forces Command and Staff College, Glen transitioned to the private sector where he specialized in consultative selling. From fleet leasing and maintenance to dedicated distribution, Glen excelled in helping clients hit their targets through customized solutions to their unique business challenges.

Since joining DTA in 2009, Glen has been putting this experience to work helping dozens of clients achieve meaningful reductions in their transportation costs. And, as an advisor to a local college, he has helped tailor the international business curriculum to the ever-changing needs of the global business world.

Glen holds a Master of Arts in War Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada.

Gilles Lefebvre
Regional Vice President, Business Development

With more than three decades of transportation industry experience, Gilles understands the economics of the transportation business.

Gilles joined DTA in 2013, bringing with him a wealth of experience in developing innovative sales solutions for Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) services.

During his more than 30-year career, Gilles has earned a sterling reputation for integrity and an unwavering commitment to providing his clients with sound, pragmatic advice. An admitted ‘old school’ professional, his track record, resourcefulness and industry experience have proven to be a winning combination for DTA’s Quebec-based clients.

Stephanie Jemiolo
Vice President, Operations

With 40 years of freight industry experience, Stephanie oversees DTA’s IT department where she works closely with a team of IT architects, programmers and technicians to deliver the information and reporting that DTA clients need.

Stephanie strives to drive efficiency both at DTA and with DTA’s clients and she manages every client’s specific requirements swiftly and thoroughly.

During her time at DTA Stephanie has seen remarkable changes: from paper freight documents, typewriters and carbon paper, manual processes and cheques to electronic data interchange, dual screen, fully automated freight bill processing and GL-coding, electronic funds transfer, scanned images and the cloud.

Ann Bartholomew
Vice President, Special Projects and Human Resources

In more than 30 years with DTA, Ann has learned the business from the bottom up.

An acknowledged expert in auditing and reconciling freight bills, Ann thrives on helping clients improve their profitability by reducing their transportation costs. She handles client requests for carrier rate analyses, benchmarking exercises and freight tenders and is passionate about exceeding client expectations.

When wearing her Human Resources Manager hat, Ann mentors and manages DTA’s team of Client Managers.  In this role, Ann derives immense satisfaction from supporting staff members and helping them to perform at their highest levels.

Ana Varlas
Manager, Administration

After three decades with DTA, Ana has a deep understanding of DTA’s freight bill auditing, reconciliation and payment business.

Known for her can-do attitude and willingness to undertake new and often complex projects, Ana excels at accounting and administrative challenges and responds promptly to requests and questions from clients, carriers, and fellow staff members.

Ana thrives on new challenges, the camaraderie and fast-paced work environment at DTA, and the opportunity to work closely with a talented team of professionals to deliver industry-leading cost savings to the firm’s clients.

Felisa Lasconia
Manager, Data Capture – Toronto and Mumbai Teams

Felisa joined DTA in 1987 and is responsible for overseeing the entry and management of the voluminous amount of data that flows in and out of the company each and every day.

Her role includes importing and exporting client and carrier files, creating month-end and customized reports, and managing the data entry teams in Toronto and Mumbai, India.


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