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Hy-Vee names Darrell Short Transportation Manager

Monday, December 3, 2012

Hy-Vee proudly announces the selection of Darrell Short to oversee the Cherokee Distribution Center Transportation Department at the Cherokee Hy-Vee Warehouse.

Darrell Short
His new position will be Transportation Manager. Currently, Darrell is the Assistant Transportation Manager under Lisa Stowater, and he will assume his new position December 3.

Short started driving with his Dad. He and his Dad were team driving for many years. Short began his career with the warehouse March, 1991.

Since his start here he has driven, dispatched on weekends, moved to fulltime dispatch and department manager in March 2010. In October, 2011 he became the Assistant Transportation Manager of the fleet. Other achievements include: became a million mile driver in July 2002. He has served on the Road of Gold committee since 1993.

He was named the driver of the year in 1997. Also, he was named the Truck Department Employee of the year in 2005. Lately he helped with the implementation of CAMS and RTO into the department.

Short is a graduate of Cherokee Washington High School. He is married to Shellie. Darrell's daughter Alissa also lives at home. Kinnick (pronounced K-Nick) daily guards their home. Darrell and Shellie like to travel and play family games. He occasionally golfs and he and his family are avid Iowa Hawkeye fans.

A favorite pastime is watching Alissa in her school events.

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