Our Team

Executive Team

Patrick Heaney

Chairman and CEO

Patrick Heaney has worked in the transportation industry for more than 47 years. He founded RCS Logistics (then H&M International) in 1967, specializing in transporting apparel from Asia. He grew the business, through strategic planning and acquisitions, into a $250 million privately held corporation with offices in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. He began his logistics career after serving in the armed forces. Upon his discharge, he purchased a truck and built a national trucking company with headquarters in New York and California. He has a certificate from the Harvard Business Department Entrepreneur Program and was honored with an outstanding achievement award from former President Ronald Reagan.

Brian Heaney

President and COO

Brian Heaney has led RCS sales and operations for over two decades. During that time he has specialized in cultivating the company’s international airfreight, CFS and domestic supply chain strategies. As President, he also oversees a broad range of global & strategic accounts. Through his RCS career Brian has served as Operations Manager, Customer Service Manager, National Account Executive and Vice President of Sales. He is a graduate of King’s College with a B.A. in International Business and Economics.

Brian Aldridge

Senior Vice President of Global Sales

Brian Aldridge is a 24-year industry veteran. His passion for logistics began at a young age, hailing from a family immersed in the maritime industry and spending his formative years growing up overseas. Brian comes to us from Expeditors International where he held the role of District Manager for the Central & North Florida region. He was responsible for transforming underperforming operations, optimizing processes and procedures, as well as driving sales teams to breakthrough results. Brian is a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy with a degree in Marine Transportation and is a Licensed Customs Broker.

Jeff Evanoff

Senior Vice President of Global Operations

Prior to joining RCS, Jeff has held executive-level roles in international logistics at several large BCO’s, including most recently as Vice President of Import Logistics at Bob’s Discount Furniture, as well as Briggs & Stratton, Lumber Liquidators and Lowe’s Companies. Jeff has broad leadership and experience in Ocean, Origin Management, Consolidation, Air, Drayage and Domestic Transportation. He’s a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and is currently working on his Masters in Supply Chain at the University of Wisconsin.

Nathan Hankinson

Vice President of Global Ocean Product

Nathan is Vice President of RCS’ Global Ocean Product. He is responsible for directional strategy of the Product and further developing and leading the new team. He and the team are building processes and relationships which are designed to streamline the department’s core responsibilities; procurement, planning and allocation, pricing, operations, and account development. Prior to joining RCS Logistics Nate spent 14 years at American Eagle Outfitters where he was responsible for global inbound transportation, managing their supply chain from 450 active factories to 18 destinations around the world. During this time Nate developed and mentored 4 teams, both locally and internationally, who managed consolidation, ocean, air, truckload, rail, hub, and transload operations. Nate lives in Oakdale, PA with his wife Kelly, two sons EJ and Walker, and their dog Ozzy.

Mark Lesher

Vice President of USA Operations

Mark began his career in supply chain operations, and has since held a variety of diverse management positions related to global logistics encompassing air, ocean and surface transportation in US import/export as well as foreign-to-foreign applications. He is responsible for the operations product put forth by all US locations. He also has extensive background in integrating IT into our daily shipment activities, and development of RCS’ commitment to Sustainability. He earned his BA from Penn State University and MBA from Temple University.

Mindy Fusetti-Hafey

Director - US Air Operations

Mindy was a captain on the women’s basketball team at Ohio State University, where she graduated with a degree in Education. Mindy's early work experience introduced her to different opportunities, and eventually she found her way to Mast Global, where she discovered an appreciation for the A-to-Z process. When she transitioned from the customer side to the forwarding side of the business, Mindy learned how to fit all the puzzle pieces together. After 15 years at Mast, Mindy joined RCS six years ago and has risen quickly to her position as Director of US Air Operations, where she runs all RCS facilities and 3PL facilities. She establishes financials, coordinates relationships with RCS’ third-party logistics companies, outlines processes and standard operating procedures, and conducts manual training. Mindy’s also in charge of all Customer Service Representatives, so she’s the point person between RCS’ customer service and the customers.

Justin Reitz

Senior Director - Product Development & NA Logistics

Justin has served multiple global retail organizations such as Stanley Black & Decker, Lowe’s, Lumber Liquidators, etc., in supply chain leadership roles focused on North American Ground Transportation Management. He joined RCS Logistics in May 2021 as Director of Logistics and Product Development and is focused on providing world-class domestic transportation solutions to all of RCS’ customers needs. He is responsible for managing our carrier network, systems, and domestic operations team in direct support of all air/ocean/ground transportation services. Justin is based in our Charlotte, NC office.

Craig Palladino

Sr. Director - Global Ocean & Domestic Operations

Craig joined the truckload industry leader, Schneider, after graduating; serving in multiple leadership roles supporting large customer accounts, dedicated operations, and eventually as General Manager of their 600-driver operating center in Atlanta. His interest to understand large scale retail supply chains landed him at Fortune 50 retailer Lowe’s, where he led various corporate and field-based teams as Director of Transportation for outbound and inbound operations. He eventually transitioned to Lowe’s Import Transportation team where he led their North American land-side operations, supporting dray, transload, and the network chassis program which supports over 160K containers annually. He joined RCS in 2022 focusing on domestic operations. Today, he leads RCS's Global Ocean and Domestic team out of Charlotte, NC, supporting best in class solutions for operations, pricing, and procurement.

Paul F. Muller

Vice President of Key Client Management

Paul F. Muller, over the course of his career, has held a number of senior management positions with notable Logistics Service Providers such as BDP International, Barthco International, and OHL. His responsibilities have included air and ocean transportation operations, global network strategy, marketing, and business development. Paul will be joining RCS as Vice President – Key Accounts. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the Key Account Manager team in the USA, which provides a vital link to sustaining and expanding our relationships with existing clients. He and his team will also work closely with Business Development to efficiently integrate new clients via the development and distribution of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). He will be based at our new location outside Philadelphia, in Fort Washington PA, USA.

Mike Meintel

Director - Global Accounts & Marketing

After a successful four year baseball career at Wright State University, Mike graduated with a degree in Organizational Leadership and quickly started his professional logistics career. Working for a number of global organizations, Mike started as an account manager, spent some time as a BCO, domestic analyst, and an international analyst. Mike joined RCS Logistics as an account manager and after two years, was promoted to Director of Global Accounts & Marketing. With more than a decade across a number of different logistic services, Mike’s experience allows him to oversee operations for many of RCS’ key global accounts, while also handling the strategic marketing side of the business.