Vice President of Investor Relations
AJ Arends graduated from College of the Ozarks with a B.A. in Public Relations and was commissioned as an Officer in the Army National Guard. As a qualified communications and logistics officer, he has served in numerous full time key leadership positions with the Arkansas National Guard, including unit movement officer and battalion project officer. He has been responsible for directing his unit's immediate response to numerous state and national incidents and disasters, most recently Hurricane Ida, delivering successful results at a moment's notice.
He also gained valuable experience at JB Hunt's Corporate Office in Lowell, AR, where he worked as a logistician and account manager for the intermodal freight of several nationwide clients, including Dollar General, Rustoleum, and Nestle.