Lew is Co-founder and Chief Visionary Officer of The Legacy Corporation. He has over 50 years’ experience as a truck driver, independent trucker, truck driver training instructor, and has driven millions of miles throughout the entire western hemisphere and Europe. Lew has 35 years of experience as trucking expert witness and has consulted for motor carrier fleets, industry, and government, including the U.S. DOT. Lew’s complete profile appears on his website at www.LewGrill.com.
Carmella Campanian is co-founder and President/CEO of The Legacy Corporation. She has over 35 years of experience in the trucking industry with supervising owner-operator/independent truckers, trucking terminals, and truck driving schools. Carmella studied international transportation law at Gonzaga University. She was an International Traffic Consultant and Terminal Manager for the Waggoner’s Trucking Company where she was responsible for government compliance of ground and seaport traffic between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Carmella’s experience includes locating freight, dispatching trucks, interviewing and hiring drivers, development of training videos and manuals, supervising truck driving schools, and consulting on special projects for motor carrier fleets and government agencies, including the U.S. DOT.
Adam Grill is the Executive Director for The Legacy Corporation and the Director of Motor Carrier Operations for the Atlantic Pacific Resource Group. Adam has over 15 years experience as a truck driver, truck driver training instructor, heavy equipment operator, and trucking terminal supervisor. In addition to having all endorsements on his Class A CDL, Adam has certifications as a pilot/escort driver, overhead crane operator, forklift operator, and other equipment. Adam has worked on hundreds of trucking litigation cases.
Mike is a founding partner at Dynamic Safety LLC and an accident reconstruction instructor at Northwestern University. Mike combines nearly 30 years of experience in collision reconstruction and investigation with a law enforcement background, where he worked as a collision investigator, commercial vehicle inspector, motorcycle officer and reconstructionist. A leading educator in the field, he has been a faculty member at Northwestern University for over 20 years and frequently appears as an expert witness.
In addition to our usual staff of qualified instructors, who teach and demonstrate the truck driving exercises, there are frequent appearances by special guest presenters from motor carrier fleets, law enforcement, U.S. DOT and other governmental agencies, and other experienced litigation experts from a variety of disciplines to enhance the perspective on topics taught during the course.