The 2022 Honorary Chair
Condrad M. Daniels
HJI Supply Chain Solutions
Condrad M. Daniels is the president of HJI Supply Chain Solutions, a single source provider of 3PL (3rd Party Logistics) and supply chain solutions. Founded in 1994, HJI serves companies in a variety of industries and whose reputation instills confidence with customers looking for a proven supply chain partner who consistently delivers peace of mind. HJI’s core focus is to enrich the lives of our people, our community and provide peace of mind to our customers. Our niche is providing 3PL solutions to your supply chain challenges.
With 21 years of experience in the logistics industry, Condrad has served a variety of roles within HJI from Quality Systems Engineer to Chief Operating Officer. In this span, Condrad has been an instrumental part of the growth of HJI in omni-channel order fulfillment, contract warehousing, kitting, assembly, distribution and manufacturing support services. He was named president of HJI Supply Chain Solutions in 2017 after a 4 year generational and succession planning period. With his leadership of the 2nd generation family business, the company has grown from a single industry facility into one of the largest woman and minority owned businesses in Kentucky providing 3PL solutions in the automotive, food and beverage, consumer goods and appliance industries. HJI has almost 1M sq. ft. in 6 locations across Kentucky and Tennessee.
HJI Supply Chain Solutions is committed to community and civic engagement, and Condrad certainly has embraced these company core values. He serves on the board of directors for the Louisville Urban League, Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), Leadership Louisville Center and Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. He also sits on the Advisory Board of Truist formerly BB&T Bank and University of Louisville School of Business. Condrad was also named to the Transportation Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Condrad was awarded the 2018 Brown-Forman Family Business Leadership Award, which recognizes an individual with the highest level of family business leadership and excellence in our community. In 2019 Condrad was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist for the Central-East region. He has a commitment to inclusion and belonging, ensuring customers that doing business with HJI is: (a) doing business with other minority/women/disadvantaged classes through tier 2 spend, (b) ensuring diverse talent is connected and feels a sense of place and (c) closing the racial wealth gap by making a concerted effort to scale a traded sector business that can provide goods and services to a national and global audience.
Condrad played college football and earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech. He later went on to earn his MBA from the University of Louisville. In his leisure time, Condrad enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his kids’ sports teams, playing golf, and any activity involving fitness!