PTI Employee Spotlight: John McLaughlin

Installment #2 of the PTI Employee Spotlight Series

PTI employee John McLaughlin and his family.
PTI team member John McLaughlin and his family.

The featured team member of the second installment of the Paper Transport, Inc. Employee Spotlight Series is John McLaughlin.

Thank you John for sharing information about yourself and also for everything that you do for our company!

Name? John McLaughlin

Position at PTI?  National Account Executive

Primary location you work out of? Olney, IL

How long have you been with PTI? I’ve been with PTI for 3 years and 3 months.

What did you do before working at PTI? I worked for a transportation broker.

How long have you worked in the transportation industry? 11 years.

What advice would you give someone who is working in the transportation industry in regards to how they can be successful? Take one day at a time and don’t stress about the things that are beyond your control.

Explain what you do in your position at PTI? I’m responsible for talking to new customers/shippers and seeing if PTI would be a good fit to help solve their transportation needs.

Why do you like working at PTI? I enjoy the people at PTI and that it has a family atmosphere.

What do you like about your position? I like that I get to meet and talk to different people from all over the country. I enjoy getting to see what different companies make and what we can ship for them.

What do you do in your free time outside of work? I’m very involved in my community in things like serving on my local city council, Chamber of Commerce board, and Rotary. I also coach youth soccer and softball and I am involved with my church’s youth and men’s ministries.

What’s your favorite food? Pizza.

Tell us a little bit about your family. I’ve been married to my wife Angie for 14 years and we have 3 kids: Ethan, Addison, and Olivia.

List one thing people would be surprised to know about you? I love playing Disc Golf.

If you would like to become part of the PTI team, please visit our Office Career Page to see what positions are available or email with any questions.

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