Driver Awards

Recognizing Our Best.

Bay & Bay One Million Miler Club

These drivers could get safely to the moon and back TWO times!

When drivers achieve millions of miles of safe driving, you can bet we take note. This is an incredible feat that does not go unnoticed. We began tracking this milestone in 2013. Below is a list of all Bay & Bay drivers that have achieved one million safe miles.

  • Benjamin Houle, 2013
  • Brad Bergquist, 2013
  • Brian Valentin, 2013
  • Robert Dicasmirro, 2013
  • Brian Walling, 2013
  • Jorge Berrios, 2013
  • Garry Brown, 2013
  • Gary Hogen, 2013
  • Jeffrey Strand, 2013
  • Michael Lyons, 2013
  • Richard McDermaid, 2013
  • Wojciech Gawiec, 2013
  • Terry Shaffer, 2015
  • Marty Kemp, 2015
  • David Beise, 2016
  • Duane Peterson, 2016
  • Kenneith Smet, 2016
  • Kimper Copeland, 2016
  • Richard Bruce Penney, 2016
  • Robert Abrams, 2016
  • Brian Hoppenrath, 2016
  • William Thompson, 2016
  • James Turnbull, 2016
  • Peter Yeliseyev, 2016
  • Larry Jackson, 2016
  • Klare Doggett, 2017
  • Kevin Wojtasiak, 2018

Bay & Bay Two Million Miler Club

It would take an average driver roughly 150 years to drive this many miles!

Below is a list of all drivers that have achieved two million safe miles.

  • Brad Bergquist
  • Michael Lyons

Top Dawg


This award is given to both company drivers and owner operators who consistently perform their duties at the highest levels of excellence. They are exceptionally safe in their daily operations, are accurate and punctual with their trip planning and paperwork, and are consistently on-time for pick-ups and deliveries. Through their actions, they demonstrate expertise in their craft, and they embody our company’s “Quality Driven Tradition” commitment to our customers and our communities.

We began tracking this milestone in 2010.

2019 Top Dawg

  • Kevin W. Wojtasiak, Company Driver Winner
  • Jessie James Frazier, Owner Operator Winner
  • Perry Knetter, Specialized Winner
  • Timothy Lynn Allen, Company Driver Runner-Up
  • Daniel Joseph O’Neal, Owner Operator Runner-Up
  • Phil Rosenlund, Specialized Runner-Up
  • Bruce Meredith, Company Driver Contender
  • Brian Bennington, Company Driver Contender
  • Bruce Malone, Company Driver Contender
  • Robert Carl Fitzcharles Jr; Company Driver Contender
  • Gordon Grubbs, Company Driver Contender
  • Tshiebwa Mushile Muvundamina, Company Driver Contender
  • Stephen Mwaura, Company Driver Contender
  • James Woodberry, Company Driver Contender
  • Austin Taylor III, Company Driver Contender
  • Brian Hoppenrath, Owner Operator Contender
  • Pheng Lee, Owner Operator Contender
  • Spencer Ciuffo, Owner Operator Contender
  • Joseph Key, Owner Operator Contender
  • John Hammond Jr; Owner Operator Contender
  • Pablo Francisco Capuccio, Owner Operator Contender
  • Anselmo Corral, Owner Operator Contender
  • Wayne Casimir, Owner Operator Contender
  • Tony Riles, Owner Operator Contender
  • Konrad Bolton, Owner Operator Contender
  • Rod Shearer, Specialized Contender
  • Bill Reidell, Specialized Contender
  • Eric Winter, Specialized Contender
  • David Ashley, Honorable Mention
  • Chris Sansevere, Honorable Mention
  • Nate Dinnel, Honorable Mention
  • Brian Kuhn, Honorable Mention
  • Isaac Ellis, Honorable Mention

2018 Top Dawg

  • Charles Disney, Company Driver Winner
  • Pheng Lee, Owner Operator Winner
  • Darrin Amundson, Specialized Winner
  • Thomas Osborn, Company Driver Runner-Up
  • Joseph Key, Owner Operator Runner-Up
  • Greg Schmidt, Specialized Runner-Up
  • Keith Daniel, Company Driver Contender
  • Austin Taylor, Company Driver Contender
  • Michael McDonough, Company Driver Contender
  • Bruce Meredith, Company Driver Contender
  • Gordon Grubbs, Company Driver Contender
  • Nathan Dinnel, Company Driver Contender
  • Gustavo Padilla, Company Driver Contender
  • Larry ‘Isaac’ Ellis, Company Driver Contender
  • Timothy Allen, Company Driver Contender
  • John Holmes, Company Driver Contender
  • Bruce Malone, Company Driver Contender
  • James Woodberry, Company Driver Contender
  • Juslyn Francis, Owner Operator Contender
  • Maurice McKenny, Owner Operator Contender
  • Loyset Viart, Owner Operator Contender
  • Spencer Ciuffo, Owner Operator Contender
  • Thomas Blue, Owner Operator Contender
  • Edward Gray, Owner Operator Contender
  • Timothy Benway, Owner Operator Contender
  • Ronald Labelle, Owner Operator Contender
  • Keith Waning, Owner Operator Contender
  • Gerald Chenoweth, Owner Operator Contender
  • Jerry Wilcox, Owner Operator Contender
  • Konrad Bolton, Owner Operator Contender
  • Scott Asher, Owner Operator Contender
  • Leslie ‘Bubba’ Foust, Owner Operator Contender
  • Brian Hoppenrath, Owner Operator Contender
  • Randy Wrolson, Specialized Contender
  • Tom Sherman, Specialized Contender
  • Eric Winters, Specialized Contender
  • Barry Bignell, Specialized Contender
  • Brad Bergquist, Specialized Contender
  • Bill Reidell, Specialized Contender

2017 Top Dawg

  • Thomas Osborn, Company Driver Winner
  • Charles C. Smith, Owner Operator Winner
  • Craig Hvidstein, Company Driver Contender
  • Gerald Holmstrom, Company Driver Contender
  • Richard Lee Fancil, Sr; Company Driver Contender
  • Bruce Meredith, Company Driver Contender
  • Tom Phillips, Company Driver Contender
  • Robert Woodbeck, Company Driver Contender
  • Pat McKinley, Company Driver Contender
  • Austin Taylor, Company Driver Contender
  • Brian Kuhn, Company Driver Contender
  • Terry Shaffer, Company Driver Contender
  • Cindy Putnam, Company Driver Contender
  • Del Bryant, Company Driver Contender
  • Gus Padilla, Company Driver Contender
  • Charles Disney, Company Driver Contender
  • James Woodbury, Company Driver Contender
  • Robert Fitzcharles, Company Driver Contender
  • Joseph Key, Owner Operator Contender
  • Kevin Pruitt, Owner Operator Contender
  • Bernie Frye, Owner Operator Contender
  • Clyde Halsey, Owner Operator Contender
  • Isaac Ellis, Owner Operator Contender
  • Gary Anderson, Owner Operator Contender
  • Haron Woodruff, Owner Operator Contender
  • Maurice McKenny, Owner Operator Contender
  • Leslie Foust, Owner Operator Contender
  • Keith Waning, Owner Operator Contender
  • Jeff Lloyd, Owner Operator Contender
  • Brian Hoppenrath, Owner Operator Contender
  • Chris Delgado, Owner Operator Contender
  • John Ellis, Owner Operator Contender
  • Juslyn Francis, Owner Operator Contender

Driver of the Year

Monthly evaluation of company and owner operator drivers based on the following: Safety, Service, Maintenance and Professionalism

In 2014 the decision was made to combine our Driver of the Year and Top Dawg Award.

  • Brent (Bud) Fritz, 2006
  • Kimper Copeland, 2007
  • Al Gelhaye, 2007
  • Thomas Dipiazza, 2008
  • Paul Christle, 2008
  • Brian Valentin, 2008
  • Gary Anderson, 2009
  • Richard Wheeler, 2009
  • Charlie Griffin, 2010
  • Gerald Holmstrom, 2010
  • Michael Lyons, 2011
  • Tony Wetherell, 2011
  • James (JP) Paul, 2011
  • Gary Anderson, 2012
  • Jim Perkins, 2012
  • Pat McKinley, 2013
  • Brad Bergquist, 2013
  • Craig Hvidsten, 2014
  • Marty Kemp, 2014
  • Kevin McVicker, 2014
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