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Introducing our Remarkable Recruiting Team

Tallgrass Freight Co. is a destination brokerage for the best agents in the country — and the journey to join the TGF agent network starts with our top-notch Recruitment team! Since day one, our vision was to build the best freight brokerage in the country, and our recruiters have assembled a team that puts Tallgrass at the top.

With the hard work of each member on our Recruitment team, Tallgrass has landed on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the fifth year in a row and the KC Business Journal’s Fast 50 for four consecutive years. 

Our recruiters are united in our mission to treat each other the right way and to represent the future of freight brokerages. Meet the professionals who recruit top talent and keep Tallgrass at the forefront of the logistics industry.


Sean Richardson | VP of Growth and Development

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With more than 10 years of experience as a manager, freight broker and agency owner in the logistics industry, Sean Richardson, VP of Growth and Development, is a valuable asset to new members of the Tallgrass team. Sean partners with new Tallgrass agents during their first 90 days at TGF and provides them with one-on-one coaching and mentoring designed to help each agent assimilate into the TGF culture and community. 

“Our goal is to mitigate any obstacles they’re running into, celebrate their wins, help them replicate successful habits, be a sounding board and provide the resources needed to thrive,” Sean says. Meet Sean >>



Kayla Hall-Johnson | Recruiting Manager

As a Tallgrass Recruiting Manager, Kayla Hall-Johnson demonstrates TGF’s tools for success to potential new agents. She is always engaged in active recruiting and constantly reaching out to candidates who would be ideal additions to the Tallgrass agent network.

What brought Kayla to Tallgrass Freight was the culture. “I was sold on the fact that I’m offering freedom to freight agents at TGF,” Kayla says. “You can come in and work as much as you want, make money and have a family backing you up.” Meet Kayla >>




Chris Moore | Senior Agent Recruiter

Chris Moore HeadshotAs a Senior Agent Recruiter, Chris Moore introduces potential team members to the Tallgrass ecosystem, illustrating why our unparalleled culture is an ideal environment to build a thriving freight broker career. “Recruiting has been a part of my professional career my entire life,” Chris shares. “It’s not only fulfilling, meaningful work, but I love the daily exposure to different individuals and personalities.”

The company culture at Tallgrass immediately stood out to Chris. “From a cultural perspective, Tallgrass is spot on,” he says. “Everyone I’ve met, from the interview process on forward, is exceptional.” Meet Chris >>




Brennan Boyd | Senior Agent Recruiter

Brennan BoydBrennan Boyd works to align freight agents’ needs and aspirations with the opportunity to enjoy unparalleled success at TGF in his role as a Senior Agent Recruiter. “I like helping individuals explore their potential with Tallgrass, and speaking to the purposeful work we do,” he explains.

Brennan spends his days engaged in all facets of the recruiting process, from sourcing and vetting to communicating with candidates who would make great additions to the TGF team. Meet Brennan >>





Michaela Jacobson | Senior Agent Recruiter

Michaela Jacobson appreciates many aspects of Tallgrass, especially the transparency and respect that is woven into the TGF culture. Michaela’s typical workday as a Senior Agent Recruiter includes connecting with talented team members for the Tallgrass independent freight agent program. She enjoys engaging with potential freight agent candidates and getting to know her territory. 

“Having a background in biology and psychology, and understanding people’s motivations, formulates a really solid approach to recruiting,” Michaela says. “I can understand what someone is really looking for in the next step in their career, and that’s one reason I enjoy my work.” Meet Michaela >>



At Tallgrass, you’re given the support and flexibility  you need to run your freight business what you’ve always wanted. You’ll always be surrounded by a group of people who are committed to driving your growth and success. If you’re considering a pivot in your own career, our exceptional recruiters would love to hear from you! Join our freight agent program today and experience being part of a stellar team!