Allen Tate was elected to the BOD in November, 2014. He also serves on Hart Felt’s transportation team. Allen is currently North America Director of Sales-Corrugated & Folding Carton, for Veritiv Corp., a $9 billion business-to-business paper, packaging, and facility supplies distribution company based in Atlanta, GA. He has 39 years experience in sales and marketing management with other paper and packaging companies prior to Veritiv Corp, including Unisource Worldwide, Inc., Georgia-Pacific Corp. and Olin Corp./Ecusta Division. Allen and his wife, Joan, moved to Jacksonville in 2004, having previously lived in Atlanta; Irvine, CA; Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL; and Brevard, NC. They have two married children and five grandchildren living in the Atlanta area. Allen and Joan are members of Chets Creek Church.