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Operations   Human Resources
Martin Zabala   Daisy Aguilar
Ray Zabala    
Frankie Felix   Dispatch
Benjamin Agular   Mario Velasquez
    Rod Godinez
     
Customer Service   Accounting
Peter Robinson   Tracey Bland
Marisela Castaneda    
Evelyn Marquez   Executive
David Stone   Howard Wallace
    Dwight Robinson
    Marc Heins
     
     





   
OPERATIONS  
   
                 
Martin Zabala      
    Director of Operations            

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Martin Zabala is a family man with 2 girls and 2 boys. He grew up in Orange County and now resides in the Inland Empire. Martin likes to spend his spare time restoring old cars and remodeling his home. Professionally he has been in operations management for over 30 years. He spent 6 years in the army and has a degree in criminal Justice.
 
    Contact:            
    martin@lahgt.com
(562) 595-7559 Ext 260
           
                 
                 
     
     
   
                 
  Ray Zabala            
Hay Operations Supervisor
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Ray Zabala is a family man who spends his time off fishing with his kids. He has 20 plus years experience working as a supervisor. He has worked with quality control, warehousing and restoration. He's also a HVAC Tech Grad from Brownson Technical School.
 
    Contact:            
    ray@lahgt.com
(562) 595-7559 Ext 228
           
                 
                 
     
     
               
    Frank Gutierrez            
    Production Supervisor            
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Frank is LA Grain grown and trained. He started working at LA Grain at a young age and has learned every position production has to offer. Now in middle management, he focuses on passing on his knowledge and emphasizes on teamwork to get the production out in a safe and timely manner. On his free time, he likes to work out in his home gym, run hills, and hike. A quote he likes to say is “I’m always up for the challenge.”
 
    Contact:            
frankie@lahgt.com
(562) 595-7559 Ext 266
                 
                 
     
         

               
    Benjamin Agular            
    Night Transportation Supervisor            
   
 
    Contact:            
benjamin@lahgt.com
(562) 595-7559 Ext 263
                 
                 
                 





     
CUSTOMER SERVICE  
 
               
    Peter Robinson            
    Customer Service Manager            
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Peter has been with L.A. Grain for over 11 year, starting out in operations, and transitioning over to Customer service since Jan. 2016. He enjoys watching his 12-year-old daughter play soccer on the weekends, and his 2-year-old son start to find his niche in sports also. On his free time, he enjoys doing yardwork and watching Michigan sports.
 
    Contact:            
    peter@lahgt.com
562-595-7559 Ext 232
Cell 562-544-7926
           
                 

 

                 
    Marisela Castañeda            
Customer Service Representative
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Mother of 3 children, she ideally likes to spend her weekends at the car show with her family. The best thing she likes is to go traveling or bungie jumping. Marisela obtained her medical assistant certification at age 18. From 2010 to 2015 she worked the front desk at LA Harbor Grain. Then an opportunity occurred to work at Hellmann Logistics as a customer service representative but eventually they moved out of state. At the same time (October 2016) a customer service representative position opened up at LA Harbor Grain and she has been here ever since.
    Contact:            
    mcastaneda@lahgt.com
562-595-7559 Ext 230
           
                 
                 
     
   
     
                 
    Evelyn Marquez            
    Customer Service Representative            
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A Southern California native who has 11 years in customer service experience and has spent the last 7 years in the transportation, and logistics field. Evelyn devotes her free time to hanging out with her children and family. An animal rights activist who is passionate about rescuing all animals with a special fondness for chihuahuas. 
 






    Contact:            
    evelyn@lahgt.com
(562) 595-7559 Ext 223
           
                 
                 
     
   
     
                 
    David Stone            
    Bookings & Documentation            
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David has worked at LAHGT since 2006. In that time he's worn many hats; Forwarder, Dispatcher, Customer Service, Documentation, even bagging haycubes in a pinch. He received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology: Terrestrial Biology from California State University Long Beach. Dave rehabilitates wildlife and is a chocolate connoisseur.


 
    Contact:            
    dave@lahgt.com
(562) 595-7559 Ext 222
           
                 
                 




   
  HUMAN RESOURCES  
   

               
    Daisy Aguilar            
    Human Resources            
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Daisy Aguilar was born and raised in Los Angeles County. She has over 12 years of Human Resources experience and over 17 years of administrative experience. Daisy has been married for 10 years and has one son and two daughters. She’s a proud softball mom and during her time away from work she spends her days at the ballpark.
 
    Contact:            
    daisy@lahgt.com
562-595-7559 Ext 221
           
                 





   
  TRAFFIC & DISPATCH  
     
               
    Mario Velasquez            
    Transportation Manager            
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Mario lives in Los Angeles County and has 2 beautiful baby girls and 1 handsome boy. He has been dispatching in the trucking industry for 12 years and managing for more than 4 years. In his spare time, he enjoys working on cars.


 
    Contact:            
    mario@lahgt.com
562-595-7559 Ext 257
           
                 
                 

     
   
     
                 
    Rod Godinez            
    Dispatcher            
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Rod Godinez is a family man with 1 boy and 1 girl. He grew up in Torrance California and now resides in Wilmington, CA. Rod has 8 years of port dispatching experience. He graduated from High school in 2002 and finished a auto mechanic course In college for 2 years. 

 
 
    Contact:            
    rod@lahgt.com
(562) 595-7559 Ext 258
           
                 
                 





   
  ACCOUNTING  
   

                 
    Tracey Bland            
    Bookkeeper            
   
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Tracey Bland has worked her entire career as a bookkeeper for small family owned businesses. She particularly enjoys the camaraderie, shared goals and sense of making a difference at work. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with and visiting family and friends. She is a vocalist and lover of Broadway Musicals.
 
    Contact:            
    Tracey@lahgt.com
562-595-7559 Ext 234
           
                 
                 





   
  EXECUTIVES  
   


               
    Howard Wallace            
    President            
   
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Howard has worked in the Los Angeles/Long Beach Port full time since 1970 for Los Angeles Harbor Gain Terminal, specializing in grain handling and bulk container loading. From 1980 to 1995 he was Vice President and since 1995 he is the President. Howard is a member of the U.S. Grains Council, National Hay Association, Ag Transportation Coalition, and Harbor Trucking Association.
In 1970 Howard graduated with a BS in Engineering from California State College Long Beach. Currently he is married with three children, seven grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
 
                 

               
    Dwight Robinson            
    Vice President            
   






Contact:
drobinson@lahgt.com
562-595-7559

 

               
    Marc Heins            
    Executive Assistant            
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Contact:
marc@lahgt.com
562-595-7559 Ext 267




As an Executive Assistant, Marc supports Dwight on a project by project basis to improve the business productivity, growth and efficiency. When called upon, he also fills in for the Accounting, Bookings and Documentation, Street Turn and Customer Service Departments.
Marc has operated a finance business for 15 years and was a real estate market analyst for 10 years at IHP Capital Partners. As far as education, he received a Masters in Business Administration from Chapman University.
An active healthy lifestyle is Marc’s goal. He enjoys both traveling to new places and exploring the outdoors. This includes hiking, backpacking, 4 wheeling and caving. Marc is the father of 2 boys and 2 girls.
 
                 


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