Grammer Appoints Scott Dobak As Chief Executive Officer

COLUMBUS, IN, August 31, 2022Grammer Logistics (“Grammer” or the “Company”), a leading hazardous materials transportation and logistics firm, announced today that it has appointed Scott Dobak as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Concurrent with Mr. Dobak’s CEO appointment, he will also join Grammer’s Board of Directors. Grammer is a portfolio company of Stellex Capital Management LLC and Mill Rock Capital.

A veteran in the transportation and logistics industry with over 30 years of experience, Mr. Dobak joins Grammer from Hufcor, Inc., an industrial manufacturing company, where he held the position of CEO. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Dicom Transportation, a small parcel, LTL & third-party logistics provider servicing the North American market. Mr. Dobak was also President at Roadrunner Transportation, a blended asset-based multimodal logistics company, where he led the firm through multiple successful expansions and acquisitions. He began his career at Yellow Corporation (formerly known as YRC Worldwide), departing as Vice President of Corporate Sales.

“Throughout his career in the logistics industry, Scott has always prioritized building customer-centric organizations focused on delivering best-in-class solutions,” said Michael Wysocki, Chairman of Grammer Logistics. “He recognizes Grammer’s unique value proposition, culture of safety, and operational excellence.”

Grammer is the nation’s leading transportation and logistics company for specialty chemicals, gases, and materials. The Company provides a broad suite of integrated, specialized services including logistics, transportation, transloading, terminaling, and handling of chemicals and materials where safety, service, training, reliability, geographic coverage, and efficiency are of paramount importance. The Company has more than 20 facilities strategically located near major chemical production hubs across the United States.

“Grammer has an excellent reputation in the chemicals industry and I am thrilled to join the company at this exciting time,” said Mr. Dobak. “With the support of all the team members, we are well positioned to continue our growth trajectory and build on the legacy that the Whittington family started many decades ago.”

About Grammer Logistics

Grammer Logistics (www.grammerlogistics.com) is recognized as the premier provider of safe, dependable bulk hazardous chemicals transportation services in the United States. Grammer’s excellent record of safety and solutions focused approach to business has allowed the company to cultivate longstanding relationships with its client partners. The company has more than 20 facilities strategically located near major chemical production hubs across the United States, including 350 tractors, 850 specialty trailers and over 500 drivers and owner-operators serving over 500 diverse shippers across the Ammonia, LP Gas, Nitric Acid, NGLs, and General Chemical markets.

About Stellex Capital Management LLC

With offices in New York, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and London, Stellex Capital is a private equity firm with over $2.6 billion in AUM. Stellex seeks to identify and deploy capital in opportunities that have the potential to provide stability, improvement, and growth. Portfolio companies benefit from Stellex’s industry knowledge, operating capabilities, network of senior executives, strategic insight, and access to capital. Sectors of particular focus include specialty manufacturing, industrial and business services, aerospace & defense, automotive, government services, transportation, logistics and food. Additional information may be found at www.stellexcapital.com.

About Great Mill Rock LLC

Great Mill Rock LLC dba Mill Rock Capital is a growth and operations oriented private investment firm that invests in well-positioned middle market industrial businesses in North America. Founded by Christopher Whalen and Adi Pekmezovic, Mill Rock Capital is purpose-built to invest in family-owned businesses, owner-operators and founder-led companies across six industry verticals. Focus sectors include chemicals, materials and packaging; industrial distribution; services; metals and engineered materials; transportation and logistics; and specialty manufacturing and industrial technology. This strategy leverages the deep expertise of the firm’s principals, a majority of whom have direct operating experience in these same industries. Mill Rock Capital supports business transformation through a dual-sourcing strategy encompassing majority equity and Activ Capital® – debt, senior equity or hybrid investments which provide business owners value-added financial partnership without relinquishing a controlling stake. For more information, please visit millrock-cap.com.

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