Manufacturing | Transportation & Logistics
President and CEO
Schneider National | Green Bay
Mark Rourke joined Schneider National in 1987 as a service team leader. He went on to hold various leadership roles including executive vice president and chief operating officer before being named president and chief executive officer in 2019. The publicly held, Ashwaubenon-based company is a major player in logistics nationally, serving about 8,500 customers and managing about $3 billion in third-party freight per year. The company employs about 16,000 people, including 3,000 locally. It ranked No. 555 on the Fortune 1000 in 2022 and reported $5.6 billion in revenue in 2021. The company has a fleet of about 9,000 tractors and 36,700 trailers. While he was COO, Rourke is credited with leading the company through significant growth and initiating the company’s “Driver Experience Initiative” to improve drivers’ work experience.
Under Rourke’s leadership, the company acquired Ohio-based carrier Midwest Logistics System in a $263 million cash deal early this year. The acquisition has grown Schneider’s truckload revenue. It also acquired Blenker, Wisconsin-based deBoer Transportation this year.
Rourke serves on the board of directors for the Green Bay Packers, The Shyft Group and the Trucking Alliance. He also serves on the Transportation & Logistics Task Force of the Greater Green Bay Chamber.
Education: Bachelor’s, University of Akron