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John Tweed

John Tweed

Board Member

John Tweed
Landair Transport
President and CEO

With extensive experience as both an entrepreneur and an executive in the distribution and freight transportation industries, John Tweed is the chief executive responsible for Landair’s strategic direction, operation and financial performance.

He and his leadership team oversee management of all Landair operations and customer service. Those day-to-day operations include logistics strategy development and implementation, sales and marketing, fleet operations and maintenance, recruiting, finance, safety and information technology, as well as the company’s continuous improvement and environmental sustainability initiatives.

Tweed was named Landair’s CEO in 2000, 15 years after he joined the company and following positions as the company’s vice president of sales and as special-projects manager. In 1996 he founded Warehouse Logistics LLC, a contract distribution services company jointly owned with Landair’s founder, Scott M. Niswonger. Warehouse Logistics later merged with Landair, strengthening the company’s warehouse distribution operations and capabilities.

Tweed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from East Tennessee State University. He’s an active committee and board member for several industry associations and community organizations.

Our board

Nancy Dishner

Dr. Nancy L. Dishner

President and CEO

nancy.dishner@niswongerfoundation.org


David Golden

David A. Golden

Board Member


Alan Levine

Alan Levine

Board Member


Nikki Niswonger

Nikki L. Niswonger

Board Secretary


Scott Niswonger

Scott M. Niswonger

Chairman and Founder


Kathy O'Dell

Kathy O'Dell

Board Treasurer


John Tweed

John Tweed

Board Member