Arkansas Trucking Association



Eric Grant                            

Maverick Transportation

Vice Chairman

Jeff Wiskur                                        

Distribution Solutions, Inc.


Bryan Swaim

ABF Freight

The Accounting & Finance Council (AFC) is an exclusive membership benefit of the Arkansas Trucking Association, providing a forum for employees of corporate members.

The AFC promotes cooperative efforts to increase education and research of taxation, finance, accounting, collection, risk management and insurance issues impacting the trucking industry. This is brought to members through the following:

  • Regular meetings for discussion
  • Interchanging ideas and information
  • Council research
  • Development of educational materials
  • Promoting growth and participation in the Council

The Accounting & Finance Council is a valuable organization for motor carriers, industry safety professionals and service providers.

Corporate membership in the Arkansas Trucking Association is required for companies joining the Accounting & Finance Council.

For more information, please contact Sarah Sheets at


AFC Calendar, Minutes and Presentations


1. Trump Tax Plan Update & Year-end Planning Strategies by Troy Hogan (Katz, Sapper & Miller)

2. The Hidden Cost of Mudflaps by Darren Ming (Eco Flaps)

3. Engineering Your Freight Network to Increase Margin & Profitability by Brian Abel ( (KSM Transport Advisors)

1. New Leasing Account Standards by Trevor Salzmann (Grant Thornton)

2. The Current and Future State of Corporate Payments by Bill Cherry and John White (EFS)

3. Money Talk: Political Contributions, Year-end Giving and More by Richard Bell (Bell & Company, PA)

  • Second Quarter Meeting - May 3

1. Wall Street's Perspective on Industry Game-Changing Regulation by Brad Delco (Stephens Inc.)

1. Cyber Security Discussion (Finance & Legal Perspectives) with Jon Pasco (Arvest Bank) and Rodney Moore (Wright, Lindsey, & Jennings)

2. Legislative Update: What Tort Reform Means for Your Business with Greg Jones (Wright, Lindsey & Jennings)

3. Legislative Update: Coming Changes to IRP with Christy Earnhart (Department of Finance & Administration)



1. Understanding and Handling the New OT Exemption Rules with Stuart Jackson

2. The Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt with Arkansas State Auditor Andrea Lea

3. The Ins and Outs of Virtual Credit Cards with Anthony Robinson (Comdata)

4. Workers Comp Legislation: What to Know with Guy Wade (Friday Firm)

1. Current Market Trends & Concerns with Scott Cottingham (Aon Transportation & Logistics)

2. Salary Trends with Stephanie Shine (Robert Half Financing & Accounting)

3. Work Opportunity Tax Credits: Are you leaving money on the table? with Blake Baumann (Clarus Solutions)

4. Year-End Tax Guidance with Richard Bell (Bell & Company, PA)









Contact Us

Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
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