Since 1941, Bay & Bay Transportation has been committed to helping customers get their product to the end of their journey, on time and safely.
Wherever your product is moving, we know it’s important that it arrives on time and on budget. Bay & Bay is your one stop transportation solution provider. We’ve established a strong presence as a trucking and logistics company and we’ll continue to do just that – get product safely transported and delivered on time.
We welcome you to explore our site and get to know the Bay & Bay Family!
We exist to help our customers get their products to those who need them. We matter to each other, to our customers, and to the U.S. economy.
President / CEO
Sam Anderson, President and CEO of Bay & Bay, has more than 20 years of experience leading fast growing dynamic trucking and logistics companies. Since assuming the CEO role in 2010, Sam is credited with re-inventing the company and its culture. Sam has led a transformation from a family trucking company to one of the top 10 refrigerated trucking and logistics companies in the U.S. Sam’s vision was to re-define the standard for how to deliver seamless trucking and logistics services thru technology, processes and people. This is why Bay & Bay has become one of the fastest growing companies in the industry.
Sam is currently an Executive Board Member of the MTA. Additionally, Sam is affiliated with TIA, TCA, and the Trucking Profitability Strategies Summit held at the University of Georgia in Athens.
Sam has a B.A. Degree in Business and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Outside of work, Sam enjoys his time with faith, family, exercising, traveling, fishing, outdoor concerts and playing golf. Sam’s favorite super hero as a kid was the Green Lantern.
Senior Vice President
Justin Johnson, Senior Vice President of Bay & Bay has over 20 years of experience leading and being a part of fast paced teams. His strong sales and operations background has helped with the success of new and existing business development. Since joining Bay & Bay in 2006, Justin has held various leadership roles within multiple divisions of the organization. He assumed his role of Senior Vice President in 2018. One of Justin’s primary goals still remains unchanged, and that is to deliver on the promise that we have committed to our customers, drivers and employees.
Justin has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Sports Science from Iowa State University. He is currently an active member of the TIA, MTA, and other industry trade associations.
Outside of work, Justin enjoys hiking, muay thai, traveling and spending time with his family and friends.
Director Human Resources
Kitso Veasy has a blend of experience in various positions within the global, private and public sectors. With her strong human resources background, Kitso has positively affected change in the organizations she has worked for. Her over 18 years of experience covers all aspects of human resources including employee relations, benefits administration, HRIS, performance management and talent management. Kitso has been the Director of Human Resources at Bay & Bay since 2011.
Kitso has a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management and a Bachelor Degree in Human Resources from Concordia University, St. Paul. She is an active member of SHRM, TIA and MTA, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Women in Leadership Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
In her spare time, Kitso enjoys reading the latest John Grisham or James Patterson novel, but practicing her faith and volunteering at homeless shelters with her husband and son are always a top priority. Her favorite quote is: “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau.
Chief Financial Officer
Mike Westland has proudly served Bay & Bay as its CFO since January 2018. Collectively, Mike has 15+ years of private, family-owned executive leadership across various transportation sectors. Prior to joining Bay & Bay, Mike served as CFO for Logistics Planning Services (2009 – 2017) where he was honored as a Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal CFO of the Year recipient in 2015. Mike began his career in the school bus and motor coach industry, eventually becoming the CFO of the Minnesota Coaches family of businesses in 2006.
Mike graduated with honors from the University of St. Thomas with Bachelor Degrees in Accounting and Economics. Mike passed the CPA exam in 2003 and is currently an active member of Financial Executives International (FEI).
Outside of work, Mike’s favorite activities including mentoring and coaching, all things sports, traveling, and most importantly time spent with his wife Jasmine and their two boys Declan and Hendricks.
Chief Information Officer
Wade Anderson, Chief Information/Technology Officer and head of Marketing at Bay & Bay has over 25 years of experience digitally transforming companies. Wade has direct experience in every technology function, with special emphasis on systems architecture, infrastructure and operations, software development, and project delivery. Prior to Bay & Bay, Wade served in numerous leadership roles in IT, Marketing, and Operations, across a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, creative and marketing services, high tech, insurance, transportation and government.
Wade holds an MBA from Bethel University and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Northwestern. He graduated summa cum laude from both programs. Wade serves on multiple boards, is active in community organizations, and holds several certifications in various technology and process disciplines.
When not working, Wade loves spending time with his big family and friends, mountain biking, enjoying the water, shooting something, or listening to some good music, especially live.
Senior Vice President
Scott Stelman is a Senior Vice President at Bay & Bay and currently serves on the Board of Directors. He oversees several business units within the organization. Scott was previously CFO for Bay & Bay and has held officer positions of Secretary and Treasurer. Originally joined the Bay & Bay Leadership Team in 1999, Scott served as Corporate Controller. He then assumed the role of CFO in 2005. In addition to his experience with Bay & Bay, Scott served on the Senior Leadership Team of Transport America (TFI International) as VP of Finance. He also worked in the Private Equity sector and was a District Vice President in the Waste Management Industry at BFI. Scott began his career at the public accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche.
Scott graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting Degree and holds a CPA Certificate in the State of Minnesota.
In his spare time, Scott enjoys golfing, music and sports as well as spending time with his family and friends.
“Driving for Bay & Bay has been a positive change for me. From the first contact, my recruiter Tifani was extremely helpful. She was upfront, and had everything streamlined to get me on board. I appreciated that orientation was quick, and I was able to get out on the road in a timely manner. My driver manager Chris is a great asset to my team. He is easy to work with, he understands that I want to keep moving, and looks out for me overall. I am looking forward to seeing what my future holds!”
A Few Charities We Support
OUR CORE VALUES
No service is worth having one of our associates or the motoring public hurt
Have fun thrilling our customers and coworkers with our passion and enthusiasm
Offer customers and co-workers trust and fairness
Treat people the way you want to be treated
Go above and beyond; do the little things that make a big difference