the team has decades of experience in the
global commodities, industrials, workforce
management, and data science industries.
We know manufacturing, CPG, warehousing, and transportation and are passionate about logistics, digital information, and business intelligence.
Renaissant is a diverse team of passionate professionals with broad experiences. We know the value of organization, visibility, and communication and are working to better connect our customers with their partners. Renaissant is unique because we:
- Focus exclusively on loading dock operational intelligence
- Incorporate the human element into data analysis
- Design our experiences for specific user roles
- Provide foreign-language translations in real time to eliminate miscommunication
R. Thomas Dean
Founder & CEO
Tom has over 25 years of global commodities, industrial and data science experience. Tom holds a BS in Accounting and Finance from Kansas State University and an MBA in Analytic Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Carl J. Cahill
Chief Revenue Officer
Greg Van Dyke
VP of Sales
Greg has 25 years of sales and strategy experience in Supply Chain and Logistics software, including senior leadership roles with industry leaders such as Transflo and MacGregor partners, where Greg built successful sales teams and go-to-market processes that led to strong, consistent revenue growth. Greg holds business and education degrees from Ashford University and Grand Valley State University.
Director of Sales Engineering and Customer Success
Justin brings over 10 years of experience in leading intelligent automation projects and implementing SaaS solutions for customers on behalf of logistics software leaders such as Transflo, MacGregor Partners and FedEx.
Justin holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Weber State University and a master’s degree in computer science from Utah State University.
Customer Success Engineer
Max has four years of Army experience as an Infantry Officer leading teams in various capacities. He has managed numerous projects comprised of multi-national teams. Max also has experience running logistics operations of more than one hundred million dollars across four countries. He earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, is a PMP, and is a certified AWS Cloud Practitioner.
To customers, to team members and to the market.
We are optimistic
We believe in a bright future and leading the way.
We are empathetic
We care about our people, our products, our culture, our customers, and our relationships.
We are adaptable
We are not afraid to change.
We are accountable
We take ownership of projects, assignments, and challenges.
We are courageous
We do the right thing even when it’s not easy.
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Evans Transportation Teams Up With Renaissant: With Proprietary Platform, Both Companies Aim to Speed Up Loading Docks and Warehouses Across America
Delafield, Wis., March 29, 2022 – Officials for Evans Transportation Services Inc. (Evans) announced today a new partnership with Milwaukee-based Renaissant Inc. As a full-service, third-party provider of custom logistics solutions for North American shippers, Evans’...
March 16, 2022 – MILWAUKEE – Renaissant, Inc, a leading provider of logistics and business management software that connects people and data across the freight industry today announced it has raised $1.07 million in funding to support future growth. The company has...
5 Ways Digital Technology Is Transforming the Transportation Industry – Part 3: Bring TRUE End-To-End Visibility to Your Supply Chain and Yard Operations
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5 Ways Digital Technology Is Transforming the Transportation Industry – Part 2: Bringing Contactless Solutions to Freight Operations to Improve Employee and Vendor Safety and Efficiency
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who we serve
Our customers are smart. That’s why our platform is built to serve customers who know there must be a better way to manage, connect, and engage the partners integral to the success of their businesses. Our focus is on partnering with customers in:
- Food & Beverage
- Medical device
We are committed to bringing true digital tranformation to our customers’ loading/unloading operations. Digital transformation enables automation and optimization, drives efficiencies, and creates significant value.