Leadership

Experience and expertise. These are the hallmarks of CAI employees around the world, including the firm’s leadership.

  • Victor Garcia


    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Victor Garcia


    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Victor Garcia is the president and chief executive officer. He previously served as the senior vice president and chief operating officer from September 2010 through May 2011 and before that as the senior vice president and chief financial officer from November 2006.

    From July 1990 to October 2006, he was employed by Banc of America Securities, the investment banking subsidiary of Bank of America, where he was a managing director and senior banker in the Transportation Group within the Global Corporate and Investment Bank. Mr. Garcia holds a B.S. from Babson College.

  • Daniel Hallahan


    Senior Vice President, Global Marketing

    Daniel Hallahan


    Senior Vice President, Global Marketing

    Daniel Hallahan has been the senior vice president of global marketing since February 2010. He previously served in the role of vice president of marketing for Europe from July 1992 through January 2010.

    Prior to joining CAI, Mr. Hallahan served as the director of marketing for Amphibious Container Leasing for two years and for Itel Containers International Corporation for the prior 11 years, beginning in 1979.

  • Timothy Page

    Chief Financial Officer

    Timothy Page

    Chief Financial Officer

    Timothy Page was appointed to the role of chief financial officer in May 2011. He was previously the chief financial officer for Port Logistics Group, a logistics company formed through the acquisition of three other port logistics providers in 2008. From 2004 until 2008, Mr. Page was the chief financial officer of Quality Distribution, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed bulk chemical transportation company (NASDAQ: QLTY), with over 100

    locations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Page was the chief financial officer of Perry Ellis International, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed global apparel company (NASDAQ: PERY). Mr. Page holds an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

  • James Magee

    Senior Vice President, CAI Rail

    James Magee

    Senior Vice President, CAI Rail

    James Magee is the senior vice president of CAI Rail and has been part of the senior management of CAI Rail since January 2011. Mr. Magee has an extensive rail industry background having served in management roles

    with CSX Transportation, Helm Financial Corporation, Flex Leasing Corporation, Allco Rail Finance Corporation, and ATEL Capital Group. He holds a B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park and an M.B.A. from Loyola University in Maryland.

  • MJ Dornford

    Vice President, Logistics and Sales

    MJ Dornford

    Vice President, Logistics and Sales

    MJ Dornford has been the vice president of logistics and sales since March 2014. Ms. Dornford has an extensive background in the maritime shipping business, having held executive positions including Vice President, US South Atlantic and West Coast, at Zim Integrated Shipping Services and Vice President of Marketing North America

    and Vice President Sales Western US at CMA-CGM. She has also held management positions at PO Shipping, Maersk Line, and BCBG Max Azria.

  • Steven Garcia

    Vice President, Legal Affairs

    Steven Garcia

    Vice President, Legal Affairs

    Steven Garcia is CAI's vice president of legal affairs. He worked in the information technology sector as senior regional counsel for International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) from 2000 to 2012. He was 
previously in the petroleum industry as legal counsel in the litigation unit

    of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX). Mr. Garcia has a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.

  • Camille Cutino

    Vice President, Operations and Human Resources

    Camille Cutino

    Vice President, Operations and Human Resources

    Camille Cutino has been the vice president operations and human resources since October 2011. She previously served the company as the vice president operations from January 2000 through September 2011 and the director operations from July 1992 through December 1999.

    She consulted with the company from May 1991 through June 1992. Prior to joining CAI, she was the director operations at Itel Containers International, Inc. where she served from 1980 through 1991. She holds a B.S. from San Francisco State University.

  • Matthew Easton

    Vice President, Information Technology

    Matthew Easton

    Vice President, Information Technology

    Matthew Easton has served as CAI's vice president of Information Technology since August 2010. He previously served as the company's director of Information Technology from July 2005 to July 2010, and as Information Technology manager from April 2000 to June 2005.

    Prior to joining CAI, he was an analysis manager for California major accounts at SBC Communications Inc. He holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.

  • David Morris

    Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller

    David Morris

    Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller

    David Morris has been the vice president, finance and corporate controller since May 2011. From 2008 to 2011 Mr. Morris served at Celera Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed healthcare company, as director of SEC reporting and then as senior director of finance.

    He was previously a senior audit manager at KPMG. Mr. Morris holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Bristol, U.K. and is a U.K. Chartered Accountant and a California-licensed Certified Public Accountant.

  • Janet Papworth

    Executive Vice President, ClearPointt

    Janet Papworth

    Executive Vice President, ClearPointt

    Janet Papworth has been the executive vice president at ClearPointt since she joined the company in 2003, and she has more than three decades of experience in virtually every component of the transportation

    business including logistics, operations, pricing, administration, IT, and the design of TMS tools. Before joining ClearPointt, she worked at United States Shippers where she had been general manager and vice president.

  • John Chasteen

    Vice President, ClearPointt

    John Chasteen

    Vice President, ClearPointt

    Since 2005, John Chasteen has served as vice president of ClearPointt Logistics. Before he joined ClearPointt, Mr. Chasteen was vice president of intermodal for Interstate Distributor Co. for 10 years and vice president of marketing and sales for WOSCA for the previous six years.

    He started his career at the Union Pacific Railroad in 1978, where he worked for 11 years in a variety of positions, leaving as the regional sales manager for intermodal.

  • Mark Barry

    Vice President, Challenger Overseas L.L.C.

    Mark Barry

    Vice President, Challenger Overseas L.L.C.

    Mark Barry is a founding partner of Challenger Overseas L.L.C., an international shipping company servicing hundreds of ports in over 180 countries since 1989. Challenger joined the CAI family in an acquisition in 2016. In the past, Mr. Barry held executive positions in New York

    with APA World Transport and with Orient Overseas Container line, one of the world’s largest steamship lines. Mr. Barry completed several maritime courses at the Seamen’s Institute in Manhattan and holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Monmouth University.

  • George Meyer

    Vice President, Challenger Overseas L.L.C.

    George Meyer

    Vice President, Challenger Overseas L.L.C.

    George Meyer is a founding partner of Challenger Overseas L.L.C., an international shipping company servicing hundreds of ports in over 180 countries since 1989. Challenger joined the CAI family in an acquisition in 2016. Mr. Meyer’s experience includes holding executive and management positions with Cast Container Line in both New York and New Jersey,

    and with Senator Line, a company that was one of the first to operate an around-the-world steamship line service. Mr. Meyer is a member of several industry associations and is a volunteer with local charities. He holds a B.S. degree in Business from Stockton University.

  • Bob Thompson

    President, Hybrid Logistics

    Bob Thompson

    President, Hybrid Logistics

    Bob Thompson is a co-founder and President of Hybrid Logistics headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Since 1990, Hybrid Logistics has provided complete logistics services to shippers throughout North America. In 2016, Hybrid Logistics joined the CAI family of companies adding intermodal and international services to their already thriving

    truckload freight business. Mr. Thompson is a Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) designated by the Transportation Intermediary Association (TIA) and holds a B.A. from Washington State University.

  • Hiromitsu Ogawa

    Founder and Chairman of the Board

    Hiromitsu Ogawa

    Founder and Chairman of the Board

    Hiromitsu Ogawa is the founder and chairman of the Board of Directors. From 1989 to November 2006, he served as the chief executive officer. Prior to starting the company in 1989, he was with Itel Containers International Corp., a lessor of cargo containers for use exclusively in international shipping, for 12 years as vice president of Marketing for Japan/Korea. Earlier in his career, he also held the position of executive managing director of Heublein Japan Co. Ltd., a food and beverage manufacturing and distribution company.

    He was sales promotion manager with Coca-Cola Japan Co. Ltd., a manufacturer and seller of soft drinks and related operations. Mr. Ogawa graduated from Kyoto University of Foreign Studies with a B.A. He has a been a partner of Quest Venture Partners since 2008. As our founder, largest stockholder and former chief executive officer, Mr. Ogawa has intimate knowledge of CAI and the industry which gives him unique insights into the company's operations, strategic goals, and challenges.

  • Victor Garcia

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Victor Garcia

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Victor Garcia is the president and chief executive officer. He previously served as the senior vice president and chief operating officer from September 2010 through May 2011 and before that as the senior vice president and chief financial officer from November 2006.

    From July 1990 to October 2006, he was employed by Banc of America Securities, the investment banking subsidiary of Bank of America, where he was a managing director and senior banker in the Transportation Group within the Global Corporate and Investment Bank. Mr. Garcia holds a B.S. from Babson College.

  • Masaaki (John) Nishibori

    Director

    Masaaki (John) Nishibori

    Director

    Masaaki (John) Nishibori is a director. He previously served as the president and chief executive officer of CAI from November 2006 through June 2011. From 1993 until October 2006, Mr. Nishibori served as CAI's senior vice president and chief financial officer. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1993. Prior to joining CAI, he served in several roles as a commercial banker for The First National Bank of Boston, including chief executive officer of Bank of Boston, Italy,

    Boston Finanziaria, S.p.A and Boston Leasing Italia, S.p.A., and later as senior credit officer of the Bank's Specialized Finance Department. Previously, Mr. Nishibori was a management consultant at Arthur D. Little, Inc. Mr. Nishibori is a graduate of Hitotsubashi University and holds an M.B.A. degree from Columbia University. He has extensive industry knowledge and expertise in capital markets and commercial financing transactions.

  • Marvin Dennis

    Presiding Non-Management Director

    Marvin Dennis

    Presiding Non-Management Director

    Marvin Dennis is a director. He currently serves as the President of Dennis & Company, a financial consulting company he founded in 1996. From 1974 to 1996, Mr. Dennis served as chief financial officer of Trans Ocean Ltd., a maritime container lessor company he co-founded. Mr. Dennis holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois, a J.D. from DePaul University and a M.B.A. from Harvard University.

    Mr. Dennis brings extensive and deep industry knowledge to the Board of Directors, and his experience as financial consultant and chief financial officer of Trans Ocean Ltd. is invaluable with respect to financial and accounting issues.

  • William W. Liebeck

    Compensation Chair

    William W. Liebeck

    Compensation Chair

    William Liebeck is a director and chairman of the Compensation Committee. He is currently a partner and chief executive officer at Crane Street Capital, LLC, a private equity firm. Since 1988 Mr. Liebeck has served in partner roles at Equivest Partners, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, and Englefield Capital, LLC. He also served on the Board of Directors at LECG Corporation (NASDAQ: XPRT), an expert services firm,

    until December 2009. Mr. Liebeck holds a B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University. His extensive knowledge of capital markets, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions is instrumental in matters regarding the company's capital requirements and strategic direction.

  • David G. Remington

    Audit Chair

    David G. Remington

    Audit Chair

    David G. Remington is a director and chairman of the Audit Committee. From 2004 to the present, he has served as a gubernatorial appointee to the Executive Board of Energy Northwest, a nuclear and renewable power utility. Since 2001, he has served as a board member of a nonprofit that is developing a regional science center and as a board member of an angel investment fund. He is a retired senior financial executive with 40 years of experience in corporate finance, investment, and commercial banking.

    From February 1996 until December 2004, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI). Previously, Mr. Remington served in various executive roles as a managing director for Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. and as president of Steiner Financial Corporation. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and a masters degree from the Harvard Business School.

  • Gary M. Sawka

    Nominating and Corporate Governance
    Chair

    Gary M. Sawka

    Nominating and Corporate Governance
    Chair

    Gary M. Sawka is a director and chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He was the interim chief financial officer for CAI from September 2010 through May 2011. He was the finance and chief financial officer for Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR), a specialty pharmaceuticals company, from September 2008 through August 2010. From February 2007 to April 2008, he served as chief financial officer and designated responsible individual for Tripath Technology, Inc., a former NASDAQ-listed fabless semiconductor company, during its Chapter 11 reorganization and its reverse merger. From August 2006 to February 2007, he served as a consulting chief financial officer to Tripath Technology, Inc. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Sawka worked as a financial consultant for several NASDAQ-listed companies.

    From 2000 to 2001, he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of ePlanning Securities, a national, representative-owned, independent FINRA Broker / Dealer. During the period from 1984 to 2002, Mr. Sawka served as vice president and chief financial officer of Tvia, Inc.(OTC: TVIA.PK), a fabless semiconductor company, PrimeSource Corporation, an international container leasing company specializing in high service leases, and Itel Containers International Corporation, at the time, the world's largest international container leasing company. Mr. Sawka has an M.B.A. from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration and a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southern California.