Steve Rush, Founder and Chairman started Carbon Express in 1983. Steve’s commitment to improve the life of truckers has made him a recognized industry leader and trend setter. The first in his industry to eliminate sleeper cabs and place all Carbon Express drivers in motels when they needed to be on the road overnight. The first to implement the Green Fleet saving money for clients and hauling more capacity. The first to change how drivers are paid. Steve’s vision has grown a small trucking company in 1983 into the national trucking firm it is today. Steve is still committed to improvement on every level. Throughout his career Steve had earned many awards and is an invited speaker at industry events. Steve has served as chairman of the NTTC, and recently received the Mike Russel award from ATA. For 36 years he coached high school and grammar school basketball teams.