The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) is now accepting applications for the second class of its LEAD ATA executive leadership program.

“Since being unveiled last year, LEAD ATA has already begun to mold and shape our industry’s next wave of leaders,” said Bill Graves, president and CEO. “Now it is time for a new group of ambitious industry leaders to step forward and join them.”

 The LEAD ATA program, sponsored by PeopleNet, provides educational opportunities designed to highlight how the regulatory and legislative process affects the trucking industry and the important role ATA plays in shaping both, as well as demonstrating the many tools available to industry executives through ATA. Each year, a new class will be accepted into LEAD ATA to cultivate the federation’s future ATA leaders.

“PeopleNet is proud to not only sponsor, but have the opportunity to participate, in the distinguished LEAD ATA program for the second year in a row,” said Brian McLaughlin, PeopleNet president. “Having the opportunity to meet and work with these aspiring young executives is truly exciting and we are anxious to meet the 2015 LEAD ATA class members.”

For more on LEAD ATA, or to apply to, click here.