Custom
Courier Solutions
DRIVEN BY EXPERIENCE... FUELED BY TRUST

Key Executive Profiles:   Driven By Experience... Fueled By Trust

 
 
 


Dan Ayer, CEO & CFO

Prior to co-founding Custom Courier Solutions, Dan enjoyed a ten-year tenure at CD&L, Inc., which was a $250M national provider of courier services. At CD&L Dan held a variety of operational and administrative roles. He began as the finance manager for the Upstate New York area, which quickly led to managing all activities for the area. Shortly thereafter, Dan became the VP GM for the Northeast Region, which grew to be the largest and most profitable region for CD&L. His last position at CD&L was VP of Systems and Standards with responsibility for creating, defining and implementing processes and procedures throughout the organization.


Prior to joining CD&L, Dan had a long tenure in the financial field primarily in banking. Dan has an undergraduate degree from Hamilton College and an MBA from the Simon School at the University of Rochester with a concentration in corporate finance. Dan resides in the Rochester NY area with his wife and three children.

Chris MacKrell, President & COO

Prior to co-founding Custom Courier Solutions, Chris was the Manager of Business Development at CD&L and led the Company's sales strategies in the Northeast. Prior to CD&L Chris was the Regional Vice President - East Sales Operations at AirNet, a $150M freight carrier.


Chris has been in various National Sales and Senior Operations roles in the supply chain transportation industry since 1982. Chris is the Immediate Past President of the CLDA - Customized Logistics and Delivery Association, formerly the MCAA, holding a board seat for seven consecutive years. The CLDA is the nation’s largest industry trade association. Chris has a BS degree in Business from SUNY Brockport. Chris resides in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Rick Sees, Vice President of Delivery Operations

Prior to joining Custom Courier Solutions, Rick was with Click Messenger, which became CD&L. During the 20 plus years in the industry, Rick started as a dispatcher and after a succession of promotions to Director of Operations where he oversaw all facets the western region with direct P & L responsibility.


Rick lives in Buffalo, NY with his wife and two children.

Kate Solano, Vice President of Corporate Administration

Prior to joining Custom Courier Solutions, Kate started her career in 2001 with Eagle Global Logistics (now CEVA Logistics) over time managed the upstate NY market offering both international and domestic services. Following CEVA Logistics, Kate managed the Rochester and Syracuse footprint for Velocity Express. Kate has a bachelor’s degree in International Business from SUNY Brockport and an MBA from Long Island University.


Kate resides in Rochester, New York with her husband and 2 daughters.