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Meet The Team

Management Team 

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Darlene Henke ISHC

President/CEO

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Carlos Sousa

VP Business Development 

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Wendy Reiter
Chief Financial Officer

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Ben Burrows
VP Operations

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Jamie Jeffres

Warehouse Division Manager

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Nick Young

Freight Division Manager

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Heather Nicely

Claims Manager

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Melissa Bezus
Accounting Department Manager

Leaders instill in their people a hope for success and a belief in themselves

The positive leaders of Audit Logistics represent our vision as a company and pave a path for our success and the success of our clients and partners 

Joe Nelson
Special Projects Division Manager

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Darlene Henke ISHC

President/CEO

Start Date: March, 2002

Professional Strengths: 

Communication skills | Ability to Learn and Adapt | Communication | Listener | Optimistic | Risk-taker | Honest | Reliable | Leader

Background: 

  • Co-founded Audit Logistics | 2002

  • Ms. Henke and Audit Logistics | Recognized Leading Experts in the hospitality sector

  • Nearly $3 Billion in FF&E shipped | Over 8,000 hotel projects completed | Since the company’s inception

  • Today | The firm still provides the only fully auditable and 100% transparent logistics services available to the hospitality industry

  • International Society of Hospitality Consultants | Member Board of Directors | Treasurer 

  • For more information visit: www.ishc.com

Outside of Work:

Co-Driver/Navigator and Owner of a professional off-road race team as well as off-road enthusiast

 
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Carlos Sousa

VP Business Development

Start Date: June 18, 2008

Professional Strengths: 

Experience | Extensive Knowledge | Sales | Marketing | Strong Management  | Team Building | Development | Initiatives | Strategies | Professional | Genuine 

Education

  • Bellevue University | Bachelor of Science | Supply Chain, Transportation and Logistics Management

Background: 

  • 19 Years | Logistics Experience 

  • Extensive Knowledge | Domestic and Foreign Logistics Regulations 

  • Warehouse Manager 

  • Freight Forwarding Manager 

  • Business Analyst 

  • Director of Logistics 

  • Director of Business Development 

Outside of Work:

Born and Raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Husband | Dad of Four Daughters | Beekeeper | Gardener 

 
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Wendy Reiter
Chief Financial Officer

Start Date: August 22, 2017

Professional Strengths: 

 Professional | Trustworthy | Detail Oriented | Leadership | Adaptability | Communication 

Education

  • Bryant University  | Bachelor of Science | Accounting

  • Arizona State University  | MBA 

Background: 

  • 20 Years experience | Finance, Treasury, & Accounting 

  • Certified Treasury Professional 

Outside of Work:

Hiking | Skiing | Scuba Diving | Baking

 
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Ben Burrows
VP Operations

Start Date: July 13, 2013

Professional Strengths: 

Detail-Oriented | Hard Working | Leader | Decision Maker | Creative | Passionate | Deep-Thinker | Adaptable | Loyal | Writer

Education

  • University of Colorado-Boulder | Bachelor of Arts | History Major | Political Science Minor | Class of 2006

Background: 

  • International Shipping & Receiving Supervisor | Crocs, Inc. | 2007-2013

  • Adult Softball Umpire | City of Boulder | 2010-2013

  • Lead Research Assistant |  International Research & Publishing | 2004-2006

Outside of Work:

Golden Buffalo Marching Band Tuba Section Leader | Secretary of Silver Buffs Alumni Band 

 
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Jamie Jeffres 

Warehouse Division Manager

Start Date: April 9, 2012

Professional Strengths: 

Knowledgeable | Professional | Honest | Team Oriented | Hard Working | Leader | Problem Solver | Organized

Background: 

  • Western Freightways 

  • FedEx National LTL ​

  • Watkins Motor Lines

Outside of Work:

Jet Skiing | Camping | Reading | Working out | Spending time with Family 

 
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Nicholas Young 

Freight Division Manager

Start Date: July 23, 2012

Professional Strengths: 

International Logistics | Customer Service | Inventory Management | Operations Management | Transportation

Education

  • Fort Hays State University | Computer Information Systems | Six Sigma

Background: 

  • Import/Export | 3rd County Drop Shipping | Domestic Logistics 

    • 2.5 Years | Crocs, LLC

    • 2.5 Years | Denver Based Imperial Head Wear 

Outside of Work:

Avid Organic Gardener | Painter   

 
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Heather Niceley

Claims Manager

Start Date: March 17, 2014  

Professional Strengths: 

Experience | Knowledge | Detail-Oriented | Organized | Precise | Adaptability | Out-of-the-box thinking

Background: 

  • 13 Years | Freight and Claims | FedEx 

  • Certified CCPAC | 2016 

                         

Outside of Work:

Would spend every day at the beach if I could | Running | Obstacle Racing | Hiking | Mom of Two | Son plays College Football | Daughter in high school & Competitive Cheer | Sports Family 

 
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Joe Nelson                      Special Projects Division Manager

Start Date: January 5, 2015

Professional Strengths: 

Accountable | Dependable | Flexible | Adaptable | Learning Agility | Critical Thinking | Coachable

Education

  • University of Colorado at Boulder | Leeds School of Business | Bachelor of Science | Business Administration | Marketing

Background: 

  • Whitewater Guide | Colorado River

  • Mascot | University of Colorado at Boulder 

Outside of Work:

Skiing | Golfing | Camping | Rafting | Anything CU

 
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Melissa Bezus
Accounting Department Manager

Start Date: October 25, 2021

Professional Strengths: 

 Dedicated | Detail Oriented | Creative | Trustworthy | Hard Worker 

Education

  • Penn Foster | Associate of Science | Accounting

  • Penn Foster | Associate of Science | Paralegal Studies

Background: 

  • 9 Years experience | Accounting & Contracts

Outside of Work:

  Mom of 2 | Football Fan | Cake Decorating | Reading