J. Stephen Hamilton brings considerable industry expertise to his role as Chairman of CLX Logistics. For more than thirty years, Mr. Hamilton has honed his knowledge of the logistics world, leveraging his experience to drive success for both CLX Logistics and its customers. From 1997 to the spring of 2018, Mr. Hamilton served the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer, leaving a legacy of more than twenty years of growth and innovation.
Prior to CLX Logistics, Mr. Hamilton served as President & CEO of GATX Chemical Logistics, which had acquired his previous company, Leaman Logistics, Inc. in September 1999. As President and CEO of Leaman Logistics, he oversaw a wholly owned subsidiary of Chemical Leaman Corporation specializing in third-party logistics services for the chemical industry. Mr. Hamilton originally joined Chemical Leaman in the summer of 1990 as Vice President, National Accounts, and was named Vice President, Sales & Marketing in 1993.
During his 16-year tenure at PQ Corporation, a medium-sized chemical company in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, Mr. Hamilton progressed from Plant Manager to Product Manager to Business Group Manager before being named the National Sales Manager.
Mr. Hamilton received his BA from Penn State University and attended St. Joseph’s University MBA Program. He also served in the US Army and is a Vietnam veteran. Penn State University presented Mr. Hamilton with the Pashek Award for Distinguished Service to the Logistics Profession on April 17, 1998.
“CLX is driven by the passion to create true, sustainable economic value for our clients.” – J. Stephen Hamilton, Chairman