Our Leadership

Decades of industry expertise lead the path to peak logistics performance.

Tom Stenglein

President and Chief Executive Officer


Tom Stenglein joined Ascent Global Logistics in 2016. Tom also served in leadership roles at Truesense Imaging and Eastman Kodak Company. Tom graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Math from Colgate University, where he was named an All-American college football player. He also holds a Master's Degree in Finance and Corporate Accounting from the University of Rochester.

Chris Cook

Chief Operating Officer


Chris Cook joined Ascent Global Logistics in 2013. Prior to joining Ascent, Chris spent four years at R.R. Donnelley managing the independent agent model. He also spent eight years with ABF Freight, fulfilling various sales and operations management roles. Chris attended Lakeland University as well as the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Micah Holst

Chief Commercial Officer


Micah Holst joined Ascent Global Logistics in 2004. He began his journey in the industry as an export operations team member later transitioning to sales and eventually taking on leadership roles. Prior to joining Ascent Global Logistics, Micah played professional baseball in the San Francisco Giants organization for four seasons. Micah graduated from Missouri State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Business.

Beth Westjohn

Chief Financial Officer


Beth Westjohn joined Ascent Global Logistics in 2021. Prior to joining Ascent, Beth spent 20 years in various finance and accounting roles in the food manufacturing industry, most recently as CFO and CIO of Crown Bakeries (fka The Bakery Cos.). Beth is a CPA and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Illinois State University. She also holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Toledo.
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