Management Team



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    Richard D. O'Dell
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    • Since July 2006, Mr. O'Dell has served as President of Saia, Inc.. Prior to that, he had served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Saia Motor Freight Line, LLC. Mr. O'Dell has been a member of the Board of Directors of Saia since July 2006.

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    Fritz Holzgrefe
    Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer

    • Fritz Holzgrefe is Saia's chief financial officer. In this position, he oversees the company's finance, accounting and treasury functions in addition to working with other members of Saia's leadership team to provide strategic leadership and risk management. With a career that spans 24 years, Mr. Holzgrefe possesses a wide range of finance knowledge and business experience.

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    Brian Balius
    Vice President of Transportation

    • Mr. Balius joined Saia, Inc. in 1986. He has served the company in several leadership roles having held the positions of Vice President of Operations and Director of Linehaul. Prior to joining Saia, he was with Roadway Express.

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    Raymond Ramu
    Chief Customer Officer

    • Mr. Ramu has worked at Saia, Inc. since 1998. He currently serves as the company's Chief Customer Officer. In his capacity he is responsible for strategic direction, managing the total customer relationship to improve satisfaction, loyalty, revenue growth and profitability.

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    Mark Robinson
    Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    • Mr. Robinson formerly served as Saia, Inc.'s Vice President of Information Technology, a position he had held since 1999. In August 2005, he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Information Officer.

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    Douglas Col
    Treasurer

    • Douglas Col is the company's treasurer. In this role, he is responsible for banking relationships, corporate risk management and investor relations. Mr. Col has 20 years of experience as an investment analyst, equity fund manager, and investment banker. He is also a certified financial analyst.