Management Team

Management Team

Mr. Taylor brings over 30 years of entrepreneurial leadership and visionary skills to GSC Logistics. He became President of Taylor Sales, Inc., a Northern California distributorship servicing large retail grocery and drugstore chains. He then became a partner and held the position of Executive Vice President with LCO Enterprises, which operated a large contract-warehousing program for a major California based drugstore chain. In 1988, Mr. Taylor co-founded GSC Logistics and has been its President and CEO since the company’s inception. Mr. Taylor is responsible for the company’s operational excellence and the development of its long-term strategies. Additionally, he serves on the Port of Oakland Efficiency Task Force, heads the Port Metrics Sub-committee, and is a supporter of Larkin House in San Francisco. He has a BA in Business Management from San Francisco State University.Scott Taylor - CEO and President

Mr. Garcia has been involved in the logistics industry for about 25 years. He has held various positions in transportation and logistic management and has played prominent roles in several trade and community organizations. Prior to co-founding GSC Logistics in 1988, Mr. Garcia was General Manager for Distribution Consultants and then served as General Manager of Transportation for Distribution Centers, Inc. He was then Managing General Partner for Western Distribution Centers. In 1989, he was a founder of Gold Star Distribution, which eventually became GSC Logistics. Since 1989, Mr. Garcia has served as chairman of the board and has been instrumental in expanding GSC Logistics in both the Bay Area and Pacific Northwest. Mr. Garcia has been president of the Distribution Managers Association of northern California, president of the Hispanics Lyons Club of San Francisco and co-chair of the Port of Oakland's Maritime Air Quality Improvement Plan. He is a graduate of California State University in Hayward. Andres "Andy" L. Garcia - Chairman of the Board

Joe Zepko has decades worth of industry experience. He has served in management roles for leading service providers in warehousing, logistics, contract manufacturing and ocean, air and truck transportation. Prior to joining GSC, Mr. Zepko has worked for Jacobson Companies, NYK Line, APL and Circle Freight International. He has a BS in Business Administration from Bryson University in Columbus, MO. He further studied International Logistics Management at the University of Tennessee. Mr. Zepko is a member for CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) and WERC (Warehouse Education and Research Council).Joseph Zepko - Vice President Sales and Marketing

Mr. Norton has managed the transportation and warehousing operations of GSC Logistics since 2001. His responsibilities include managing all cross-dock and warehouse functions, import/export container operations and regional domestic trucking. Prior to GSC Logistics, he served as General Manager of the West Coast Region for Peapod, Inc. Mr. Norton holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.Richard Norton - Vice President of Operations

Mr. Jensen brings over 30 years of transportation and logistics industry experience to GSC Logistics. Prior to joining GSC, he served as Pacer International’s Vice President, Corporate Controller and previously as head of Pacer’s Internal Audit unit. His industry experience also includes American President Lines (APL), APL Logistics, and the original United States Lines, serving in a variety of financial, operational, and information technology roles. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science (double major) from California State University, Hayward and a MBA from the University of Phoenix.Marc Jensen - Vice President of Finance / CFO

Mr. Tanner has 35 years of experience in the transportation, warehousing and information technology industry and has been a member of the GSC Logistics team for 30 years. Mr. Tanner oversees The GSC Logistics multi-site network and manages an application portfolio for each department. Prior positions with GSC Logistics include Warehouse Manager, Special Projects Manager and Traffic Manager. Mr. Tanner earned his AA degree from Chabot College and is continuing his education in the IT profession.Jeff Tanner - Director of Information Technology

Mr. Taylor began his career with GSC Logistics in 1994 and has held numerous positions with increasing responsibility in the Hayward, California warehouse. He was also recently recognized with the Target All-Star Award. He completed his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration at California State Stanislaus with a concentration in operations management.Brandon Taylor - Director of Transportation

Mr. McEntee has 25 years of experience in executive roles in the transportation and logistics business, including working for carriers, intermodal operators, and 3PL’s. On the customer side, he’s worked for Brinks and Lineage Logistics, deriving a hands on perspective from a customer’s point of view. His background includes a detailed knowledge of temperature control, frozen products, and dry merchandise. From the service provider side his professional history includes working for Schneider Logistics, Interstate Distributor Company and P&O Cold Logistics USA. Mr. McEntee holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Business from University of Puget Sound.Paul McEntee - General Manager, Pacific Northwest

During a career that has spanned almost 30 years in transportation and logistics, Mr. Larkin has an extensive background in managing customer relationships with importers and exporters of all types of commodities. A few of the areas he has specialized in include the retail, wine and agriculture trades but he has experience dealing with all commodities. His professional history includes working for NYK Line, Hyundai, China Ocean Shipping Corporation, APL, NOL and P&O Containers.Steven Larkin - Senior Manager of Sales and Business Development

Mr. Yost joined the GSC Logistics team in 2006. He brings more than 30 years of logistics management leadership in various operational and information technology positions. Prior to joining GSC, he served as Director of Information Systems for Tree of Life, Inc, and Director of Operations and General Manager for Metropolitan Provisions. Mr. Yost has responsibility for managing all warehouse, cross-dock and deconsolidation activities for GSC Logistics and specializes in the development of key software programs tailored to individual customer needs.Jay Yost - Manager of Warehouse Operations

Mr. Martinez joined GSC Logistics in 2003 as a Customer Service Representative. He brings over 20 years of experience in Customer Service. He has extensive knowledge and experience in warehouse, cross-dock and deconsolidation for high profile customers such as Target, Walgreens, Restoration Hardware and Medline Industries. He recently accepted the position of Dispatch Supervisor in 2013 and is responsible for a Team of over 150 drivers and dispatchers.George Martinez - Dispatch Supervisor

Mrs. McFarland has 16 years of experience in Logistics and joined GSC in 2007. She manages the Logistics Analyst Team, whose primary role is to provide high level customer service to our clients. Ingrid McFarland also serves as the “Super User” for our multi-site Transportation Management System and focuses on End-User development while ensuring Best Practices. Mrs. McFarland has a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and a Minor in Spanish from California State University, Hayward.Ingrid McFarland - Logistics Analyst Manager