OUR TEAM

Charles Reilly

Founder

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Charles Reilly, the CEO of Ponderosa Solutions, founded our company in 2001. As the leader of Ponderosa Solutions, he actively engages with all employees, clients and potential clients, fostering communication about past, present and future projects. A native of Tulsa, OK, Charles’s favorite aspect of working for Ponderosa Solutions is the exceptional group of employees that contribute to the company’s success. Outside of work, he loves spending time with his dog, Bailey. Charles’s longstanding commitment and passion have played a significant role in shaping the success and positive culture at Ponderosa Solutions.

Brian Marler

President

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Montana native Brian Marler serves as the President of Ponderosa Solutions and has led the company for five years. As President, Brian oversees the daily operations of the company. His favorite part of working for Ponderosa Solutions is the company’s unwavering commitment to integrity and its client-focused mission. Outside of work, he finds joy in spending quality time with friends and family. Brian and his wife are kept busy by their energetic 11-year-old daughter.

Sean Lett

Vice President

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Sean Lett has served as the Vice President of Ponderosa Solutions for five years. In his role, he directs business development and all of our company operations. Originally from Haxtun, Colorado, Sean’s upbringing on a remote farm and ranch instilled in him a strong work ethic. His favorite aspect of working for Ponderosa is our culture which encourages creative problem-solving through individual ideas. Sean appreciates our company mindset that anything is possible, which makes for a collaborative environment that generates innovative solutions. Beyond work, he finds joy in spending time with his family and other activities like hunting, fishing, and weightlifting.

Peggy Grady

CPA / Controller

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For one year, Peggy Grady has served as the Controller at Ponderosa Solutions, using her expertise to oversee the company’s financial operations and manage its records. Originally from Northeastern Oklahoma, Peggy’s favorite aspect of the workplace is the people she works with every day. Outside of her job at Ponderosa Solutions, Peggy loves to spend time with her family members and pets.

Dillon Rind

Manager – EHS Manager

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Dillon Rind, hailing from McAlester, Oklahoma, serves as the Manager of Health, Safety, and Environmental at Ponderosa Solutions. Though Dillon is a newer addition to the Ponderosa Solutions team, he has already played a pivotal role in overseeing the company’s program in these areas. Dillon appreciates Ponderosa Solutions for its ability to come up with creative solutions for its clients. Outside of work, he enjoys quality time with his wife and four daughters, along with pursuing hobbies like hunting, fishing, and golfing.

Nathanial Johnson

North Central Region Manager

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Nate Johnson joined the Ponderosa Solutions team as the North Central Regional Manager this year. Hailing from Wisconsin, Nate manages transloading sites and railcars, drawing from his impressive background as a merchant sailor and extensive years in the railcar industry. His favorite aspect of working at Ponderosa Solutions is the camaraderie with his co-workers. Outside of work, Nate enjoys softball, outdoor activities, and quality time with his friends and family.

Kenzi Howard

AR/AP Specialist

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Kenzi Howard, a native of Sapulpa, OK, has been a vital part of Ponderosa Solutions since 2023. As our Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Specialist, she adeptly handles invoicing tasks and bills of lading. Kenzi appreciates the inviting workplace environment at Ponderosa Solutions, and when she’s not at work, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.

Dillion Bailey

Terminal Manager

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Dillion Bailey has served Ponderosa Solutions as the Terminal Manager for one year. Hailing from Albion, Illinois, Dillion oversees all aspects of the fixed transload operations at our Carmi, Illinois site, including steam heating railcars for semi-offloading and equipment maintenance. Dillion has a genuine appreciation for the work and services we provide for our clients. He also loves the ability to work as part of a team with a close-knit group. Beyond work, Dillion is passionate about fitness and bodybuilding.

Kenyatta Hughes

Project Development Manager

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Kenyatta Hughes, a native of southern Illinois, has been in project management for 10 years and is happy to join the Ponderosa Solutions team! As the Project Development Manager, she is excited to bring customer ideas to reality, finding solutions to problems and providing exceptional customer satisfaction. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.