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​CFI Announces April 2017 Drivers of the Month

August, 2017

JOPLIN, MO… CFI, a North American full truckload carrier, announced its April Drivers of the Month. 

The Driver of the Month award categories include individual and team awards for both company and contracted drivers, as well as an award for the top regional driver. Award recipients are selected based on dedication to safety, professional service and exemplary performance. CFI recognized the drivers during an awards ceremony held recently at its headquarters in Joplin, Missouri.

April Drivers of the Month:

• Tucson, Arizona native, Gregg Rabe, was selected as CFI’s Company Driver of the Month. Gregg started his career in 2000 and joined CFI in 2013. As a professional driver, he loves working independently and the freedom of the road. Gregg’s goals for the future are to work as long as possible and eventually enjoy retirement.

•Marcia and Jeffrey Malisiak, of Plain City, Ohio, were named CFI’s Company Team of the Month. Jeffrey has been driving professionally since 1991. Marcia joined him on the road in 2014, and together they started at CFI in 2016. They both enjoy travelling the country together. Jeffrey most enjoys looking at all of the different scenery across the country. They recommend that all motorists look ahead and show patience with other drivers while on the road.

• CFI named Orlando, Florida native, Stephen Rodriguez, as Contractor Driver of the Month. Stephen started with CFI as an independent contractor in 2015, but his professional driving career began in 1984 after learning to drive a truck while serving in the United States Army. Stephen takes pride in being able to provide service to our country by moving goods. He urges other drivers to take their time on the road and always stay alert

. •Arthur and Cynthia George, of Medway, Ohio, were selected as CFI’s Contractor Team of the Month. Art joined CFI in 2000 and Cynthia, his wife, joined him on the road when their children were grown. They have collectively driven over 3.7 million miles. They urge all motorists to take necessary time to travel and pay attention.

•CFI named Houston, Texas native, André Greene as Regional Driver of the Month. Greene started driving professionally in 2010 and joined CFI in June 2013. His favorite aspect of his career is visiting different places and widening his perspective on the country. André hopes to some day run his own fleet as an independent contractor.

“Our drivers work tirelessly to ensure our customers receive their deliveries on time and with exceptional service,” said Tim Staroba, President of CFI. “Our April Drivers of the Month set the example of professionalism and excellence that allows our company to thrive and it gives me great pride to recognize each one of them.”

CFI, Contract Freighters, Inc., is a leading provider of time-definite, 53-foot, dry-van truckload transportation as well as logistics services in North America. Headquartered in Joplin, Missouri, CFI has a fleet of 2,400 company tractors and 7,000 trailers in addition to an independent contractor fleet. CFI provides solo, team and dedicated trucking operations with consistent quality service. Visit CFI on the web at or call (417) 623-5229.