Michael Darling

  • Michael currently serves as the General Manager for American West Pallets.
  • He started his career in the Forest Product sales industry and has managed operations and developed partnership programs across the Western United States.
  • He thinks out of the box, and introduced the first pallets made from recycled finger joint material in the country.
  • Michael always makes sure that he delivers what he promises. No exceptions.

W. Raymond Johnson III

  • Ray is an active partner and serves as CEO of the companies owned by the partnership, including American West Pallets, American West Transportation and Pacific American Transport Holdings.
  • Ray is the sole owner of his legal firm and is a practicing attorney with 20 years of experience in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law.
  • With Ray’s legal expertise, he takes a specific interest and a leadership role in the companies safety and risk management programs. As a result, American West Pallets and its sister companies have outstanding safety records, and promotes a culture where the safety of our employees always comes first. On this there is no compromise.

David Darling

  • David serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the partners companies.
  • He has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in a variety of industries including, Healthcare, real estate, and wood products.
  • David has owned and operated pallet operations and brokerage companies for more than 10 years.