Co-founder & President
Lyn Simon founded Carrier Performance Check in 2012. In 2014, the name was changed to Transportation Data Source. In his position as President, he is in charge of driving the company’s strategy, infusing the company with his extensive transportation background, and increasing the scope and value of services provided to our customers.
Lyn began his transportation career in 1980 at Dick Simon Trucking, Inc., a North American, temperature-controlled carrier that was once the 6th largest in the country. Throughout his 21 years at Dick Simon Trucking, Inc., Lyn helped the company grow from 20 to 2,300 tractors. Lyn also held various senior positions including Operations Manager, and VP of Sales.
VP of Operations
As VP of Operations at TDS, Mike leads the company with strong principles in teambuilding and recognition. He is supported by an outstanding transportation team with countless year of experience and Mike fully believes that every TDS employee plays a key role in our success. Mike’s core philosophy is building strong partnerships with our customers by understanding their challenges and delivering solutions that count.
Mike has 25+ years experience in transportation and logistics and is a firm believer that: “Success without Integrity is Failure”.
Co-founder & HR/Finance Director
Helen is responsible for human resources, public relations, accounting, finance, and office administration functions for Transportation Data Source. Helen holds a BS Degree in Marketing from Utah State University and a Masters in Banking from University of Washington. Before joining TDS, Helen was in the banking and finance industry for 30 years. She served in several capacities such as human resources, regional marketing manager and director of training & development, training and research consultant, mortgage banking. She brings her experience to TDS with leadership and employee development, strategic planning and employee benefits.
Jason began his career in the transportation industry 20 years ago working for Dick Simon Trucking. He has held various positions in the transportation industry including load planning, dispatch, as well we being an operations manager for a trailer relocation company. He is a “CTP” Certified Transportation Professional through the NPTC. Jason’s core values include dedication, loyalty, honesty, and building long term relationships with customers and partner carriers. Jason enjoys his job and in his personal time, he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and children.
Senior Account Manager
Darrin has been a valued member of TDS’ sales team since October of 2014. At TDS, Darrin handles daily account management for our customers and prospects. Prior to joining our team, he held positions in load procurement at XPO Logistics and driver support at C.R. England. Darrin is a husband, father, coffee expert, avid sports fan, and break dancing teacher.
Shawn started in the industry with England Logistics before joining the TDS team 5 years ago. Shawn earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of Utah and is currently working on his Masters from Boise State University. Shawn is an expert in transportation industry operations with an emphasis in carrier monitoring.
Efraim has over 17 years of sales and marketing experience and joined the TDS team in 2017. Efraim speaks Spanish and French fluently. In his free time, Efraim enjoys spending time with his wife, watching his children play ball, biking, and seeing his new grandchildren.