Judy R. McReynolds
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Judy R. McReynolds is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ArcBest®. Under her visionary leadership, ArcBest has evolved into a multibillion-dollar integrated logistics company — leading the way with cutting-edge technology and customized solutions that help keep the global supply chain moving.
Judy guides ArcBest with over 30 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industry, including 26 years with the company. In 2010, she was named ArcBest president and CEO, then in 2016, she was elected as Chairman of the Board of ArcBest Corporation. Judy is the only member of the company’s senior management who serves on the board.
Building on our 100-year legacy, Judy has been the driving force behind diversifying ArcBest into a logistics powerhouse with a full suite of logistics solutions that meet customers’ supply chain needs. Her experience, combined with her commitment to serving customers well, providing the best atmosphere for our employees and conducting business in a way that helps build a safer, more sustainable company and world, has made us a leader in the logistics industry and a pillar in the communities where we operate.
Judy sits on several outside boards, including OGE Energy Corp., First Bank Corp. and First National Bank. She serves as a member of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council and is recently retired from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) after serving as chair for eight years and from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Board and Executive Committee. Judy contributes to education in Arkansas as a member of the Dean’s Executive Advisory Board of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas and as a director of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Foundation Board. Additionally, Judy was honored as an inductee to the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame in February 2023. A Certified Public Accountant, Judy holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Oklahoma.
Awards and Accolades:
Women's Foundation of Arkansas Top 100 Women of Impact
Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Class of 2023
Arkansas’ 250 Most Influential Leaders
Arkansas Business Executive of the Year
Forbes 50 Over 50
Gartner CEO Talent Champion
Comparably Best CEOs for Women and Best CEO
Global Trade Magazine Top Ten Women in Logistics
Women Inc. Most Influential Corporate Board Directors
Recognized “Female Executives Advancing in Trucking Industry” by Transport Topics
Women in Trucking Association Distinguished Woman in Logistics
The CEO Connection Top 25 Most Influential Women in the Mid-Market
To view ArcBest awards and accolades under Judy’s leadership, visit https://arcb.com/about/awards