Launched in 1997, Select 1 Group has become one of the fastest growing international, premier vehicle logistics companies. Select 1 Group quickly filled a need in the automotive transport marketplace with innovative and cost-effective transportation solutions.

The Select 1 Group has since grown and provides excellent service in the three specialized and related areas of Vehicle Transport, Mobile Exhibits and Logistical Solutions. Over the years, we have matured as a company growing our technology and client services to better cater to our clients individual needs.

As an efficient company, leveraging technology at every turn, our customers always benefit with some of the best pricing available in the industry.

We were one of the first companies to employ satellite tracking systems integrated into dispatching which enables our customers to have real-time knowledge about where their shipment is at any moment. And, we’ve continued our technology innovations over the years to improve every part of our business. Select 1 Group has great technology and proven solutions, but it’s our ability to execute that makes the difference for our customers.


We’ve learned that in the logistics business, it’s all about the people. From our executives to our drivers, it’s critical that we listen to our customers and address their project concepts, issues and concerns in a timely fashion.

We also pride ourselves on our customer service excellence. Call us and you will get straight through to a helpful, friendly, experienced associate. There's nothing more rewarding for us than looking at a difficult customer problem from all angles, and determining the best solution.

Over the years, we have matured as a company growing our technology, cost effectiveness and client services to better cater to our clients individual needs.


Gary Carlson . President and CEO

As an industry veteran, Gary Carlson has overseen the growth of Select 1 since founding the company in 1997. Gary provides strategic direction and acts as the Chief Customer Care Officer for the company.

His leadership and determination has enabled Select 1 to outpace its peers, and to leverage opportunities in economies both good and bad. It is Gary's vision which enables Select 1 to claim the mantle of North America's premiere automotive logistics company.

Gary is strategic and multidisciplinary with an eye for innovation. He strives to combine his knowledge and experience in the logistics and transportation industry to deliver the best creative solutions to his clients and their audiences.

Patrick Evo . General Manager

Pat started in the trucking industry in 1978. He spent several years in operations and sales before joining Select 1 Transport in 1997. Pat was a Sales Representative for 6 years before he was promoted to Director of Sales. In January of 2005 he assumed his current position of General Manager.

Bob Allen . Fleet Manager

Bob Allen is a Twenty Two year veteran in the enclosed auto transport business. Bob started driving in 1985 hauling enclosed specialized vehicles, becoming an owner operator in 1991. In 1995 Bob started working in vehicle prep and transportation for commercial advertising. In 1997 Bob started with Select 1 at its inception. From 1997 through 2003 Bob was the Oxnard, CA Port Terminal Manager for Select 1 Transport. Late 2003 Bob relocated to the Select 1 Taylor, MI Terminal where he is presently working as the Fleet Manager overseeing driver HR, fleet maintenance, equipment purchasing, and safety and compliance.

Cynthia Boettner . Finance Manager

Cindy joined Select 1 in 2005 as Finance Manager. Prior to coming on board she accumulated 20 years of experience in various fields, public accounting (CPA), waste processing and disposal industry, retail, food distribution and a national non profit organization.

Angel Lemmons . National Client Services Manager

Angel spent 11 years working in customer service for a major retailer. She joined Select 1 in 1999 and currently runs our West Coast Operations. Angel provides competitive pricing for our clients and assures that their vehicles arrive without damage and on time.

Rick Johnson . Director of Business Development

Rick spent 18 years in specialty trailer manufacturing before joining The Select 1 team to focus on Experiential and Event Marketing logistics. He uses his years of experience to help clients choose the appropriate equipment for their particular project.

Rich Walters . Customer Service and Dispatch

Rich has worked in transportation operations for 17 years with the past 15 years working in specialty vehicle transportation. He has worked with all of the major auto manufacturers managing a wide range of projects including, ride and drives, on location photo shoots and auto shows.

Michelle Jaynes . Accountant

Michelle joined the Select 1 Group in 2006. Prior to that worked in the automotive trucking industry for 11 years where accounts receivable and collections were her primary duties. Over the years her responsibilities expanded through an array of accounting duties including payables and payroll.

Lisa Laemmel . Accounting Assistant

When Lisa graduated high school in 1997, she has worked in the automotive industry. Lisa started with Select 1 in 2005 and has worked in several areas of the company including fleet, safety, and accounting. She has worked as the assistant for safety scanning logs and assisted in truck maintenance. Since 2011 she has been working in the accounting department on accounts receivable.

Christine Garrett . Logistical Solutions Manager

Christine joined our team in 2002 as a Logistics Coordinator. She has worn multiple hats during her time with the company. Christine currently leads our Logistics Division, AUTO-logistics. She specializes in tours and auto shows. Before joining our team Christine spent several years in the Hospitality Industry in various customer service and leadership positions.

Rodger Dowdell . Sales and Marketing

Rodger joined our Select 1 team in 2011. He brings with him over 30 years of experience in the specialized transportation industry. He's done work for show car transportation, ride and drive tours and others.

Steve Verriest . Web Developer

Steve joined the Select 1 team in 2013. He has worked at various company's web departments including Blue Cross, US-Mattress.com and the Entertainment Book. Steve is working in the Select 1 IT department on website development and back end programming to better improve our customers' experience. Steve also creates micro sites to advertise client's Marketing Events.