Trans-Trade Executive Team Members & Key Management

Chris Condon: Chief Executive Officer

Chris Condon: CEO

Chris Condon has more than 30 years of experience in operational leadership, strategy development, customer service, financial management and relationship management. He has a deep understanding of supply chain systems and critical business drivers across a wide range of markets and industries, from Fortune 5000 to Fortune 50 companies. Chris is an expert at analyzing performance to optimize working capital, tracking and analyzing costs, creating and implementing internal control systems, and delivering multi-million dollar profit increases. With proven success in the growth of companies throughout his career, Chris brings invaluable expertise to Trans-Trade.


Kurt T. Mann: Director Global Trade Compliance – LCHB

Kurt T. Mann: Director Global Trade Compliance

Kurt Mann has been a member of the DFW trade community for 28 years. As an experienced Licensed Customs Broker and recognized Trade Compliance expert in regulatory matters, classification, import operations and best practices, Kurt provides practical business solutions for complex problems. As a successful business owner, active participant and educator in the trade community, he has held many key leadership positions in the international trade industry.


Scott James: Central Regional Director

Scott James: Central Regional Director

With more than 17 years of experience in supply chain management, Scott James has dedicated his career to solving logistics challenges. Scott has extensive experience in account management on strategic, national and global levels in addition to expertise in personnel management, strategic planning and execution, operations and customer service. Past positions include Director National Accounts and Branch Manager.


Karen Koide: Southeast Regional Director – LCHB

Karen Koide: Southeast Regional Director – LCHB

Karen Koide has more than 30 years of experience in operational management, customer service, financial management and relationship management. She has thorough knowledge and understanding of international and domestic transportation, logistics and customs house brokerage. Karen is a Licensed Customs House Broker since 1990 and has extensive knowledge of customs regulations and other government agencies. Karen brings to Trans-Trade, Inc. vast experience in operational management, guidance and leadership.


Jaime Ciarla: Corporate Product Development Manager

Jaime Ciarla: Corporate Product Development Manager

Jaime Ciarla has more than 40 years of experience in air, ground and ocean transportation, including running her own freight brokerage firm in DFW and Denver and a local cartage company in Los Angeles and Ontario. She has been a logistics consultant for startup companies and developed and maintained NVOCCs for various companies. Jaime is passionate about finding solutions and ensuring clients receive exceptional service. Areas of expertise include domestic and international air transportation, trade show logistics and tariff/rate negotiation with carriers. Jaime is also HAZMAT certified.



Matthew Moseley: Controller

Matthew Moseley: Controller

Matthew has 25 years of accounting and finance experience in industries ranging from Information Technology, Insurance, Healthcare, and Law. Since joining Trans-Trade in 2013, Matthew drove the financial reporting, auditing, tax and accounting practices to exceed industry standards, including the successful completion of three audits within the first year. Matthew holds a Master of Science in Accounting and an Executive Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Texas at Dallas. Matthew has learned through prior experience as an entrepreneur and business owner that successful financial management involves being actively engaged in all aspects of the company.


Bill Maund: Director Domestic Transportation

Bill Maund: Director Domestic Transportation

Bill Maund has held positions of increasing responsibility in operations and solutions with leading third party logistics companies. His operations background includes single and multi-client third party transportation and warehouse operations including LTL, truckload, port dray, intermodal, parcel and direct store door delivery services. Bill and his team deliver value to clients through supply chain network optimization and transportation network design. Bill’s scope of responsibility includes transportation management, optimization and consolidation, procurement and carrier relationship management, performance management and post shipment support services as freight audit and payment, claim resolution and reporting.


Patrick Walsh: Northwest Regional Director

Patrick Walsh: Northwest Regional Director

Patrick Walsh has more than 35 years of experience in supply chain services including leadership roles for multibillion dollar logistics companies. Patrick has proven capabilities in ground floor startup logistics operations globally, successful transition of new business and reducing costs to deliver strong financial results. Areas of expertise include domestic and international sourcing, PO management, international transportation, customs brokerage, distribution and final mile solutions for the wholesale and retail markets. Pat believes if you take care of the customer, everything else will fall into place.


Brian Faulkner: Director International Transportation

Brian Faulkner: Director International Transportation

Brian Faulkner has held various expanding roles and responsibilities over the course of his fifteen-year career in the international transportation industry. From his experience working for a US retailer, steamship line and multiple international freight forwarders, Brian has gained a broad knowledgebase of the industry from the different perspectives of Customer, Carrier and Freight Forwarder. Areas of expertise include international operations, procurement, RFI/RFQ development, agent relationships, vessel operations, risk management and service contract negotiation for ocean, air, 3PL, drayage and final mile delivery. Brian also has a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.


Dario Benaglia: Director of Technology

Dario Benaglia: Director of Technology

Dario Benaglia ran his own IT consulting firm before being hired to manage Trans-Trade’s IT department in 1999. Dario is responsible for managing the company’s IT infrastructure as well as network administration, system integration, data migration/consolidation and disaster recovery. Dario’s technical solutions are instrumental in providing outstanding service to our clients, from ensuring maximum usage of our operating system to building customized reporting and providing top-of-the-line equipment in our facilities.