About TXTA

TXTA is a trade organization dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of its members by advocating sound public policies, providing excellence in education, training and information and promoting a safe, dependable and cost-effective motor transportation system to better serve the people of Texas.

TXTA Staff


President & CEO

John Esparza
512-478-2541 x111

Chief Operating Officer &
Senior Executive Vice President
Contact Glenna with questions about:
  • The Steering Wheel publication
  • The Bulletin publication
  • Emerging Leaders Council
  • Board of Directors & Executive Committee
  • TXTA Foundation
  • Advertising in TruckADVISOR
  • Media requests/interviews
Glenna Bruun
512-478-2541 x105

Senior Vice President, Safety & Education
Contact Lance with questions about: 
  • Electronic Logging Devices
  • Hours of Service
  • CDL / Medical Certificates
  • Driver Qualifications
  • Drug/Alcohol Testing
  • Roadside Inspections
  • Safety and Maintenance Councils
  • Training and Educational classes 
Lance Shillingburg
512-478-2541 x108

Chief Financial Officer
Contact Jesse with questions about:
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receiveable
  • LVF/PAC Contribution Levels
  • Membership dues

Jesse Dominguez
512-478-2541 x107

Director of Affiliate Operations
Southwest Movers Association
Contact Dorothy with questions about:
  • SMA membership applications/status
  • Max3 Tariff
  • Moving regulations and updates

Dorothy Brooks
512-478-2541 x103

Director of Policy & Intergovernmental Relations
Contact Les with questions about:
  • Current/past legislative issues relating to trucking
  • Texas transportation regulations
  • Permits & fee recordkeeping
  • Unified Carrier registration
  • IFTA Audit Disputes 
  • TxDMV and TxDPS issues
Les Findeisen
512-478-2541 x109

Member Events & Information Manager
Contact Ann with questions about:
  • Website log in/access information
  • Event registrations/status
  • PAC/LVF contribution status
  • Company roster updates/changes
  • Training and Educational classes
Ann Quass
512-478-2541 x113

Member Services
Contact Jason with questions about:
  • Product orders 
  • Tire Program
  • MVRs 

Jason Deanda
512-478-2541 x101

Creative Director
Contact Mary with questions about:
  • Logo and image requests
  • Marketing material creation
  • The Bulletin publication
Mary W. Crisler
512-478-2541 x112

Membership & External Communications Coordinator
Contact Madison with questions about:
  • Membership applications/status
  • Chapter meetings and chapter sponsorships
  • TruckADVISOR advertising possibilities
Madison Porter
512-478-2541 x114