Mike Kelley serves as Vice President – External Affairs for YRC Worldwide, where he is responsible for the promotion and protection of YRCW interests before trade associations and with legislative and regulatory officials at the local, state and federal level.
For his work in the trucking industry he received the Robert Halladay Award from the Trucking Association Executives Council.
Kelley also oversees YRCW’s sustainability efforts including the company’s participation in the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay emissions reduction program. He was named a SmartWay Champion for his commitment to promote the award winning SmartWay program.
His experience includes positions at the Kansas Motor Carriers Association and the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate as a Congressional Aide. He has served in a number of leadership positions with the American Trucking Associations including chairing three different policy committees and co-chairing two industry task forces.
He holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science with an emphasis in state and local government from Avila University and a master’s degree in business administration from Rockhurst University. He was recognized by Avila University with an Alumni Achievement Award.