Our Team

The Kingsgate Family takes pride in being a part of the Kingsgate legacy. Although we all come from different backgrounds we share a passion to constantly improve our approach to logistics solutions.

Jeff Beckham

BIO

Owning Partner, Jeff, joined Kingsgate during their sixth week in business and manages our Sales, Marketing, and Business Development departments. Jeff has bolstered our strategic business development, and his contributions to our growth are unparalleled. This is due to his ability to create long-lasting partnerships. Jeff is an avid golfer, serves on several charity boards and enjoys spending time with family.

David Beckham

BIO

Though David is one of Kingsgate’s second-generation owners, he is still directly involved in all aspects of dispatch operations. He supports and manages his team, working with them daily and understands how to navigate the often-complex world of transportation. David is a big Cincinnati sports fan, and enjoys watching Bengals, Reds, FCC, UC and XU games.

Amy Barnett

BIO

Our “Chief Culture Officer”, owning partner Amy oversees our HR and Accounting Departments. Amy makes a point to greet every member of the Kingsgate Family each morning, and celebrates every sale with cheering and candy. First-generation’s best lesson to her was, “Don’t sweat the small stuff… work is work and family is family.” Outside of office hours, you can find Amy drinking Diet Coke and watching reality TV.

Julie Beckham

BIO

An owner of Kingsgate, Julie manages Accounts Payable and has worked with the company for over 20 years. Her favorite part of working at Kingsgate is the people. She loves joking around and laughing with every member of the Kingsgate Family. Julie is very active in the West Chester community, is a dedicated Elvis Presley fan, and the proud owner of a rescue lab.

Tom Curee

BIO

As the Vice President of Strategic Development, Tom works directly with the Owning Partners as Kingsgate strategically plans for the future. He works with every department in the company, driving innovation and strategy to ensure Kingsgate’s growth is seamless. In his free time, Tom serves as a pastor, works with various service projects and helps his wife raise four children.

Jay Murnen

BIO

Jay, Kingsgate’s Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for the oversight, administration, and day-to-day activities of the Accounting Department. He works directly with ownership and upper management on the creation and implementation of the strategic plan and vision for Kingsgate. Jay has a CPA certification and is a member of the OSCPA and AICPA. When not working he enjoys spending time with his family and serving as the President of FC44 Foundation in memory of his brother, Kurt.

David Schmitz

BIO

David, joined the Kingsgate family in 2013 as their Accounting Controller.  As Kingsgate grows, David is focused on the finances, he also looks for administrative improvements in the accounting/billing department while strengthening customer and carrier relations.  The best thing about Kingsgate is the people who go the distance to get things done and have fun while doing it. In David’s free time he enjoys watching FC Cincinnati games.

Rian Beckham

BIO

Director of Communications and Engagement, Rian is a member of the 3rd generation the of Beckham/Barnett family to work at Kingsgate. She graduated from Xavier University with a degree in Organizational Communication. Rian brings several years of leadership, corporate communications, and community engagement experience in the political sector to Kingsgate. In her free time, Rian enjoys going to concerts, watching Disney movies with her sister and cheering on the Xavier Musketeers.

Hannah Tobin

BIO

Hannah manages advertising, event planning and content creation for Kingsgate.  She graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Strategic Communication. In her 2016 internship at Kingsgate, she helped create the marketing department and has been developing the department ever since. When Hannah isn’t at Kingsgate she enjoys freelancing, watching The Office, and spending time with friends and family.