Allen Lund Company Promotes Ben Batten to Manager of Des Moines Office; Jim McGuire Comments
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, CA - Today, we are celebrating yet another exciting promotion as Allen Lund Company's (ALC) Des Moines, Iowa, office welcomes a new leader. Recently, the transportation maven announced Ben Batten will now be serving as Manager of the Des Moines office.
"I'm honored to lead our Des Moines office as we continue to build on the Allen Lund Company's long history of excellent customer service and integrity," Batten commented. "During my 18 years in this office, I've been fortunate to work alongside the most talented group of professionals in our industry. I'm proud of what our team has accomplished and very excited for what the future holds."
Ben Batten joined Des Moines Truck Brokers (DMTB) in January 2004, as one of just seven employees. Over the next decade, he served as a broker, account manager, and sales executive before being named Vice President of Sales and Operations in 2015. In 2017, he became a partner in the business, as noted in a press release, and the Allen Lund Company acquired DMTB in February 2020.
"Jimmy and his father, Jim Sr., built a great business, and I'm proud that I was able to be a part of it. Jimmy always invested in my professional development, and I'm very grateful for that,” Batten recounts.
Jim McGuire, Vice President of Sales and Operations, commented on Batten's promotion.
"Congratulations to Ben on his well-deserved promotion to our Des Moines office Manager. Since joining ALC, Ben has been a team player with a tremendous work ethic and a positive attitude," McGuire stated. "I have no doubt our Des Moines office will thrive under his guidance and leadership, and I look forward to working closely with him for many years to come."
A huge congratulation goes out to Ben Batten on this recent appointment and his continued growth with ALC.
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