Tonquin, the leading on-demand last-mile delivery and logistics platform for the automotive space, is pleased to announce Denise Novak, CPA, and Mike Roe are joining as investors and members of the board of directors. Tonquin is bringing auto part suppliers into the world of automation and connectivity with next generation logistics technology. The new investors and members bring years of experience and leadership to assist the Tonquin team during this high-growth phase of the organization.
Novak has an extensive background in finance, accounting and asset management. She will bring her skills and experience to support the senior leadership team of Tonquin with financial reporting and forecasting as well as innovate on the platform’s big data reporting capabilities. Novak graduated from Ithaca College and serves as the head of fund operations for the Americas at Prudential’s PGIM Real Estate division.
Roe is a seasoned technology leader and finance guru. He is an operating partner at NexPhase Capital Partners as well as the former CEO/president of three successful software startups. Roe’s critical thinking, digital savvy and sound leadership will help guide the growth strategies for Tonquin as well as blocking and tackling opportunities across the market.
Jeff Lyman, CEO of Tonquin, said, “I’m very excited to have these leaders serve on our board, provide guidance and lend their experience to help us navigate the challenges of a high-growth startup.”
Tonquin was founded in 2017 and launched the platform in 2019 with its first paid deliveries in the Syracuse market. Tonquin is headquartered in The Tech Garden. Tonquin is providing services across Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo and is expanding into the Springfield, Massachusetts, Boston and Hartford, Connecticut areas. Learn more at www.Tonquin.com