Meet the Team

Diane Smith, Chief Executive Officer

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Diane’s business savvy, creativity and determination provides Runners with a roadmap for continued success and customer satisfaction. An accomplished multi-tasker and marathon finisher, Diane enjoys music, decorating, yoga, bird watching, and skiing. Her interest in antiques and good food led her to start another soon-to-open business venture, BuddyLou’s (Eats, Drinks, Antiques).

Thor Smith – President

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Thor has combined his hands-on trucking and courier experience to support Runners, Inc. His dedication and loyalty rides with each delivery so customers can just, Consider it Done!” He has been playing drums since grade school and his love of music has landed him in several bands. Thor also enjoys skiing whenever he can.

Kevin Joyce, Operations Manager

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Kevin has over 30 years of experience in Transportation Management. Give him your problems and he will find a solution!

In addition to his duties as Captain of an accomplished Pool Team, Kevin serves as a volunteer for the Oriole Advocates to promote an interest in baseball. One of the projects the Advocates have undertaken is the Cardboard to Leather Program to provide good used baseball equipment to underprivileged youth in the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Nicaragua.

Roy Fritts, Customer Service / Dispatch

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Roy Fritts is a native of the Washington, D.C. area and has over 25 years of solid courier industry experience. His “hands-on” background includes driving as a courier, dispatching and providing exceptional customer service you can depend on.

In his “spare” time, Roy raises thoroughbred horses and chases his grandchildren around the farm.

Tyran Fitch, Dispatch

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As the lead dispatcher, he brings over 14 years of experience in courier, moving and trucking services including working as a dispatcher.

To maintain his physical fitness, he regularly plays football,
softball, basketball, and has been a basketball official for 17 years.