After four years as a member of the board of directors for Bestpass, a provider of bulk purchasing and toll management services, Ken Johnson has been appointed chairman.

“I am excited that such a knowledgeable industry professional as Ken will chair the Bestpass board,” said Jon Andrews, president and CEO of Bestpass. “Ken brings extensive expertise in the trucking industry to Bestpass.  He is stepping in to help lead our rapidly expanding network from a regional to a nationwide and international solution.” 

Past chairman of the New York State Motor Truck Assn., Johnson is currently CEO of Leonard’s Express, a family owned transportation provider founded by his parents in Farmington, NY, with offices throughout the United States. Leonard’s Express is a diversified business with a truckload, LTL, refrigerated truckload and flatbed divisions. 

“It is an honor to be elected to the Chairmanship of Bestpass Board of Directors,” said Johnson.  “My own company benefits tremendously from the Bestpass toll management platform.  It is a wonderful company that offers a great service to the trucking industry. Our main goal is to move forward in a way that will allow Bestpass to expand while always remaining focused on its founding roots of serving the trucking industry.”