Celadon Group Inc. announced the promotion of Leslie Carlson to Vice President, Sales ’ Western Region for its Celadon Trucking Services Inc. division.

‘Over the past two years, Leslie has demonstrated a tremendous ability to develop strong customer relations, improve sales throughout her territory, and display the leadership qualities necessary to help Celadon continue growing,’ said President Tom Glaser. ‘Her operational background has also proven to be an asset in the field.’

Carlson joined Celadon in April 2005 as a Regional Sales Manager. She was promoted to Director of National Accounts in July. Prior to joining Celadon, she spent six years with Contract Freighters Inc. in roles as Director of Customer Service, and Director of Outside Terminals. She holds a bachelor’s degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Carlson and her family will relocate from Webb City, MO to Indianapolis, where Celadon is headquartered. She will report to Glaser.