Our Leadership Team

Cole Isaacson
Chief Operating Officer

A respected veteran who has spent his entire professional career in the transportation and logistics industries, Cole Isaacson serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Network Transport. As the company’s COO, Cole utilizes his extensive operational experience both from an asset and brokerage background in his oversight of all aspects of operations for Network Transport.

Cole was first introduced to transportation and logistics during his college days when began his career by cleaning tractor trailers while attending Weber State University. Cole continued to learn and grow his knowledge base for the inner workings of transportation and logistics by working in the areas of maintenance, safety, compliance, recruiting and operations – gaining the valuable experience and expertise that he brings to his work in executive management.

Prior to his current role with Network Transport, Cole served as the President and COO for the SOAR Transportation Group. Cole also held various leadership roles with Swift Transportation and Central Refrigerated Service.

Bob Poulos
Chief Commercial Officer

Bob Poulos is the Chief Commercial Officer for Network Transport. In his role with the company, Bob oversees all concerns related to sales and marketing while also working with customer service to ensure that Network Transport is best positioned to meet the customer needs of an ever-changing transportation marketplace. Prior to joining the Soar Transportation Group Executive Management in 2019, Bob served for six years as the CEO of V3 Transportation, Inc., a company that he founded in 2013. Under Bob’s leadership, V3 rose from a start-up in trucking’s expedited sector to become recognized as a can-do carrier on the rise.

Placing his primary focus on sales and marketing, Bob has amassed more than 25 years of experience in the motor carrier industry. Formerly Vice President of Sales at U.S. Xpress, Bob joined U.S. Xpress in 2007 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Xpress Direct, the time-critical and capacity on-demand division of U.S. Xpress, Inc. In 2008, he was promoted to Vice President of Sales &Marketing where he managed the sales channel for seven operating businesses that produced revenues in excess of $1 billion.

Prior to joining U.S. Xpress, Bob worked with Panther Expedited Services, one of the leading premium expedited transportation carriers in the market. His career with Panther began in 1999, serving the company in a number of executive roles. Bob attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As part of the executive team for Network Transport, Bob lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee, with his wife, Laura, and their two children, Manny and Max.

James Kennedy
Chief Financial Officer

James Kennedy brings nearly 20 years of investment, finance and operating experience into his role as Chief Financial Officer with Network Transport where he oversees the finance, accounting and human resources divisions.

James brings a diverse background to the role, originally having worked in investment banking and private equity. During the past 10 years, James has leveraged his background to start, acquire and serve in various executive operating roles within over eight portfolio companies. James had the opportunity to be a key contributor to the formation of Network Transport where he led various aspects of the structuring and financing for the transaction. James is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Marc Kramer
Chairman of the Soar Transportation Group

As the Chairman of the Soar Transportation Group, Marc Kramer brings a wealth of experience from the worlds of finance and transportation as well as extensive knowledge of other industries. With more than 20 years of private equity experience investing across several sectors in the Middle Market, Marc has been responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including deal origination, transaction structuring and portfolio oversight.

Marc works as a key advisor to portfolio company CEOs and senior executives as relates to setting company strategy, organizational development and balance sheet management. Marc’s advisory work includes evaluating the company and senior executive performance, facilitating lending and M&A transactions and being a key resource as companies face unanticipated challenges in a rapidly changing global macroeconomic environment.

With extensive private and public company board experience, Marc serves on numerous company boards and as an advisor to several private and public company CEOs. Marc has led multiple transactions with a focus on transportation/logistics and distribution-based businesses, including automotive, industrial concerns and consumer goods. In 2021, Marc was honored by Heavy Duty Trucking as one of that magazine’s Innovators of the Year for his leadership of the Soar Transportation Group.

Marc currently pursues advisory and investment opportunities as an independent sponsor. Previously, he was a Managing Director at H.I.G. Capital, a $35B global private investment firm where he worked in H.I.G. 's Private Equity practice focusing on investments in the Middle Market. Prior to H.I.G, Marc was a Managing Director and Partner at Fenway Partners, a $2B North American-focused private equity firm, where he co-led the firm's transportation/logistics investment practice.

Marc founded the Open Road Foundation, a charitable organization providing victim’s assistance and scholarship opportunities to employees and their families across his network of companies. Marc is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Dartmouth College.

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