Get to know our leadership team.

TMM is led by an experienced and energized management team with significant expertise in military move management and other segments of the relocation and storage industry.

Since the company’s inception in 2003, TMM has significantly expanded the management team to develop a platform to support the company’s rapid growth. Most recently, TMM has added and/or promoted highly skilled and experienced members to the senior management team to enhance vendor development and support, member service, as well as human resources. This team is positioned to lead TMM to continued growth and success.

Matt Connell
Prior to co-founding TMM, Mr. Connell worked with a national logistics company as Manager of Agency Development and was later promoted to Director of Business Development. Prior to entering the logistics industry, he was a sales representative with Cameron and Barkley, an industrial and electrical products distributor.
Mr. Connell has received the Jacksonville Business Ultimate CEO award, was selected as one of Jacksonville’s 40 Under 40, and is a two-time recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst and Young. Mr. Connell currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville. Mr. Connell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Valdosta State University.
John Callihan
Prior to joining TMM, Mr. Callihan was the Chief Financial Officer for AMPORTS, Inc., an industry leader in North American automotive logistics services. Before AMPORTS, his work experience included senior positions in industries such as Transportation and Logistics, Insurance as well as Public Accounting.
Mr. Callihan attended Mercer University, earning degrees in both Accounting and Spanish. He was also a member of the Mercer baseball team and enjoyed a brief stint within the Los Angeles Dodgers minor league system prior to starting his financial career at Deloitte & Touche.
Rick Mason
Senior Vice President, Operations
Prior to joining TMM, Mr. Mason worked as a supervisor for MC of A, a ground transportation contractor. Prior to that, Mr. Mason worked for a national logistics company as an international dispatcher. Mr. Mason earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, with a focus on Business Management and Transportation Logistics from the University of North Florida.
Leah Preston
Senior Vice President, Customer Service & Claims
Ms. Preston has over 15 years of experience in the logistics industry. Prior roles in TMM include serving as Manager of Customer Support as well as Move Coordinator. Before joining TMM, Ms. Preston worked for Merrill Lynch, a financial management and advisory services firm, as a 401(k) specialist. Ms. Preston earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from The University of Tampa.
David Sparks
Vice President, Hauler Operations
Mr. Sparks joined TMM in 2008 as an Intern and was promoted most recently to VP, Hauler Operations in 2021. He graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Management. Mr. Sparks supports One Child Matters, the Ronald McDonald House charities as a member of the Red Shoe Crew, and has served as VP of TMM Cares, TMM’s in-house nonprofit.
Jessica Kline
Vice President, Controller
Ms. Kline has over 15 years of experience in the logistics industry. Prior roles in TMM include serving as Director of Accounting and Director of AR & Claims. Ms. Kline earned her Master’s degree in Accountancy (MAcc) at the University of North Florida along with dual Bachelor degrees in Accounting & Finance and Transportation & Logistics. Ms. Kline also earned her Certification in Transportation and Logistics (CTL) through UNF’s flagship program. Ms. Kline is a recipient of the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship.
John Bedford
Vice President, Information Technology
Mr. Bedford joined TMM in 2015 as a Director and was promoted to Vice President in 2018. He has more than 20 years of technology and enterprise leadership experience in various industries that include financial services, software development, sales, and support, and logistics. Mr. Bedford attended Columbia College and has held various certifications in technology, project management, and business continuity.
Nick Jones
Vice President, Priority Shipments
Prior to joining TMM, Mr. Jones proudly served as a member of the U.S. Navy onboard the USS Simpson (FFG-56) in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Following his military service, Mr. Jones attended the University of North Florida, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. Mr. Jones’ passion for “serving those who serve” led him to join TMM in early 2011. Prior to his selection as Vice President of Priority Shipments, Mr. Jones served as the Director of Customer Engagement with TMM.
Ron Mallonee
Vice President, Business Development
Prior to joining TMM, Mr. Mallonee owned and operated both a moving company and an import\export business in Texas. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University, where he earned a double major in Economics and Finance.