Director of Human Resources, Jean Anne Dugger has been in the Human Resources field for 18 years and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee. Jean Anne hosts roundtable meetings at Highway Transport service centers nationwide getting to know employees.
Jean Anne continues to grow and improve the company by administering “HOT,” an acronym for “Highway Organizational Training,” which strengthens the company for future success. HOT Training is a 3-day professional development seminar for employees. The seminar takes place at corporate headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. Employees from all locations travel to Highway Transport corporate headquarters to attend.
“Coming together –as a company—to gain a better understanding of who does what is very important, especially when our company is spread out across the United States at numerous locations.” says Dugger. “Plus, everyone enjoys the concluding day when Greg Watkins shares company history with the group.”
Jean Anne addresses HR trends and formulates policy for the company. She is the originator of Highway Transport’s Active Shooter Training Program. Jean Anne is the author of Highway’s Active Shooter Training booklet, which is in wide use throughout the company. Also, the booklet is shared with a wider audience of industry colleagues who appreciate Jean Anne's proactive approach to this sensitive yet timely topic.