Our Team

Jack Cooper Investments, Inc.

Sarah Amico, Executive Chairman


Sarah Amico is the Executive Chairperson of Jack Cooper Holdings Corp., North America’s largest car haul company and a WBENC-certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE). As Executive Chairperson, Mrs. Amico oversees the Company’s Board, Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Human Capital Development. Prior to her appointment by the Board as Executive Chairperson, Mrs. Amico served as Vice Chairman of the Board. She has been a Director since 2011 and serves on the Board's Nominating and Governance Committee. Prior to joining Jack Cooper, Mrs. Amico worked as the Head of Strategic Planning at APA Talent and Literary Agency in Beverly Hills, where she also launched and led the company's Entertainment Marketing & Brand Integration Department. During this time, she secured multi-party agreements amongst top content creators, marquis talent, large content distributors, and leading brands. Mrs. Amico began her tenure in media at the William Morris Agency in both Beverly Hills and New York across a variety of departments, including The Mailroom Fund, a seed capital fund raised in partnership with AT&T, Venrock and Accel Partners. During her time in the entertainment industry, Mrs. Amico worked on initiatives for some of the world's largest and most recognizable brands, including Time Inc., Reader's Digest, Amtrak, Harry & David, and Virgin America Airlines. Mrs. Amico received her B.A. in Politics magna cum laude from Washington & Lee University and her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Michael Riggs, Chief Executive Officer


Michael Riggs is the CEO of Jack Cooper Investments, Inc. Mr. Riggs acquired the company in 2009. Under his leadership, Jack Cooper has grown to become one of the largest car haul companies in North America with over 3,000 employees. He has over 20 years of experience in the trucking industry, and another 20 years of prior executive experience within manufacturing companies. Mr. Riggs is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Trucking Association, and is Chairman of the Auto Carriers Conference. In 2013, Ernst & Young awarded Mr. Riggs the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Midwest Region. He was also awarded the Global Outstanding Achievement Award by Automotive Supply Chain Magazine. He received a BS in Business from the General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife of 40 years have three daughters and six grandchildren.

Greg May, Chief Financial Officer

Greg R. May is Chief Financial Officer of Jack Cooper Investments, Inc. Mr. May rejoined the Company in February 2017 after spending five years as CEO of Car Delivery Network, a technology services firm serving the automotive logistics market. Prior to that, he spent 17 years with Jack Cooper Transport serving as President from 2005-2011 and CFO from 1998-2005.

Mr. May has more than 30 years of experience in the trucking industry in executive roles and as a consultant and CPA to trucking industry clients. As a trucking industry executive, he served a leadership role in the movement to improve interaction and awareness between shippers and carriers in the automotive transport segment. He served as the founding Chairman of the Automobile Carriers Conference of the American Trucking Association. He has been a frequent speaker at industry events, addressing varied topics affecting auto transporters and advancement of technology to improve supply chain management. His writings and commentaries on auto transport and logistics have appeared in a number of business publications.

Prior to joining Jack Cooper Transport in 1994, he spent ten years with KPMG working with public company clients in the transportation, banking and manufacturing practice areas. He also served as CFO of ABC Laboratories, an environmental services company, from 1990 to 1994. Greg is a CPA and a member of the national and state CPA societies. He is a 1980 graduate of the University of Missouri with a B.S. in Accountancy.

Katie Helton , Chief Administrative Officer

Katie Helton joined Jack Cooper in 2009 as Associate General Counsel. Her work for the Company has primarily focused on employment and labor law. In April 2019, Katie accepted the role of Chief Human Resources Officer, taking on additional leadership responsibilities in Human Resources and Labor. Katie graduated from Washington University School of Law in Saint Louis, Missouri and St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is a SHRM Senior Certified Professional. She was recognized in 2018 by Acquisition International as the ‘Most Influential Woman in Employment Law- Southeast USA’ and in 2017 by Transport News’ Women in Transport Awards as ‘Most Trusted In-House Legal Counsel.’

Prior to joining Jack Cooper, Katie started her career in public interest law with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. She strives in her work with Jack Cooper to bring the same compassion for people and concern for justice that led her into public interest earlier in her career.

Ben Prevost, General Counsel

Benjamin W. Prevost serves as Executive Vice President & General Counsel of Jack Cooper Investments, Inc. With overall responsibility for the Company’s legal affairs, Mr. Prevost is a member of the Executive Committee and advises senior leadership on risk assessment, provides legal support on major Company transactions, and manages the legal function of the Company. He also serves as Secretary to the Company’s Board of Directors and is responsible for corporate governance and advising shareholders and the Board on matters of strategic importance.

Mr. Prevost joined the Company after serving in various legal roles of growing responsibility with NCR Corporation, first as Senior Litigation Counsel and then as Chief Counsel for NCR’s $2B Retail business unit. Prior to NCR, Mr. Prevost practiced complex commercial litigation at DLA Piper, one of the largest global law firms, where he litigated disputes across a broad range of industries.

Mr. Prevost received his B.A. in Political Science from Southern Methodist University (summa cum laude) and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. He and his wife live in Atlanta with their three daughters.

We are proud to be working with the following:


Teamster Locals: 5, 25, 41, 89, 106, 120, 213, 215, 299, 312, 315, 327, 332, 355, 362, 395, 414, 449, 512, 548, 560, 580, 592, 604, 612, 614, 651, 710, 745, 891, 927, 964, 979, and 984


Machinists Lodges: 947 and 776


And Unifor Canada Locals: 0698, 1044, and 1090