Managing Director, Communications, FedEx Freight
As the managing director of Communications and Culture for FedEx Freight, Natashia’s oversees FedEx’s corporate communications, including internal and external communications, as well as the company’s Culture, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Citizenship efforts.
Natashia started at FedEx in 2012 and supported the FedEx global business through a number of communications roles. Natashia transitioned to her current role at FedEx Freight in 2019, which is where she had an opportunity “to truly learn more about the day-to-day operations up close.” Natashia said, “Over the past two years at Freight, it’s been remarkable to be among our incredible team members who move the goods we consume and show up day after day to transport essential supplies during the pandemic. I feel so lucky to have this front row view to how trucking moves our economy.”
When asked what Natashia loves most about working in trucking, she said, “The people and their stories. Everyday, I get to hear and learn so much about our drivers — the places they have been, the experiences they have, and the impacts they are making for our customers and communities. It is truly amazing work and I am excited to be a part of telling those stories every day.”
Natashia encourages other women to consider the diverse career opportunities available to women in the trucking industry. She said, “Trucking, like any other industry, needs professionals of all types — HR, finance, marketing, etc. So, I encourage women to explore the opportunities that trucking has to offer and find their lane.” Speaking about the career opportunities available to women, Natashia said, “I know some amazing, trail-blazing women in the industry who are paving the way from the cabs of our trucks to the executive offices of companies like FedEx Freight. Ten years ago, I would not have envisioned myself working in trucking, but today I’m serving in a leadership role that is helping to shape the culture of the organization.”