Aaron Tennant comes from a long time of transportation professionals.
His grandfather, Sidney Tennant, started Tennant Truck Lines in 1946 where Aaron spent two decades, holding nearly every position with company. He purchased Tennant Truck Lines in 2009 and served until the company’s CEO until 2015, when he sold the company to focus on the growth of his other companies: Total Solutions (an employee management solutions company), Simplex Leasing, Inc. (an agriculture and equipment hauler serving the U.S. and Canada), Tennant Yard Management (a warehousing and shipment consolidation company) and B&B Truck and Trailer Service.
Aaron has been very active in the transportation industry having been an active member on several boards and committees to help better serve the industry including: Truckload Carriers Association, American Trucking Association, Machinery Haulers Association, Illinois Trucking Association, Iowa Motor Truck Association, and Trucking Profitability Strategies, University of Georgia.
Aaron is also well known in his community for his support of many local charitable organizations. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, John Deere Classic, Trinity Health Foundation, Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, and the Putnam Museum. He also is active member of the Young Presidents Organization and was a 2012 recipient of Leaders Under 40 in the Quad Cities.