People Who Make It Work

Robbie Cisneros Smith

Robbie is co-owner and founder of Ready To Go in 1988. She specializes in Human Resources and Accounting. Robbie holds a BA degree from the University of Texas Arlington. Prior to starting Ready To Go, she worked with distribution systems and accounting with Hill Country Express, an Airborne Express contractor, in Austin, Texas.

David Russel Smith

Founder and co-owner of Ready To Go. David oversees all operations and sales for the company.

His experience in air freight began in 1972 with Airborne Freight and experienced the transformation into what became the overnight carrier, Airborne Express. When the DFW Airport opened in 1973, he worked Operations, Sales and then as District Manager in Shreveport and Austin.

“Logistics and complex problem solving have always been part of my transportation fabric. Hard work and smart solutions comprise our work ethic to provide service to our customers.” “Everything is about commitment; to our customers, to our staff and to the community we serve.

Jennifer Tompkins

Jennifer is responsible for accounting, financial analysis and management reporting. She is a CPA and graduate of the University of Texas at Tyler. Jennifer has worked in the banking and accounting industries for over 30 years.

Shawn Russel Smith
Vice President

Shawn is responsible for dispatch, DOT compliance, IT services and equipment maintenance. He has a BA degree from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, La.

Benny Kirkpatrick
General Manager

Since 1994, Benny has logged over 30 years in transportation experience. His areas of responsibility include customer service, driver assignment, asset management and customer billing.