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William W. Blodgett

January 1, 2019

President Roberts Transportation Services, Inc. Akron, Ohio Current: Entrepreneur – Palm Beach, Florida

William Blodgett graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and joined Price Waterhouse Inc., later moving to Globe Rubber Products and Emery Air Freight, in positions of corporate finance. He is a C.P.A. Mr. Blodgett acquired a small business operating in the red in 1976 and has developed it into a position of leadership in the expedited transportation industry. Roberts Transportation Services today includes Roberts Express, an expedited trucking service; Pronto Express, a scheduled truckload transportation company; MediQuik Express, an expedited transportation company serving the medical profession and pharmaceutical industry; and Carvan, Inc., a specialized transportation company serving the automotive industry. Mr. Blodgett sold his firm to Roadway Service in 1987 and has since retired. “Try hard and always do your best, – and it pleases me to know that Northwood is doing their best with their students.”