Lloyd KnightLloyd Knight

Lloyd Knight is a Freight Forwarding Director at UPS based at UPS Supply Chain Solutions Corporate Campus in Alpharetta, GA.  He oversees multiple freight forwarding teams including Government Contracting Support Group, Government Aerospace Project Cargo Group, Trade Direct Product Group and the Air Freight Customer Resolutions Group.  Lloyd has been employed at UPS since 2007 and in addition to his current assignment has served in several different roles including Government Tender Manager, Global Government Operations Manager, Government Operations Director and a special assignment with corporate HR focusing on veteran hiring initiatives.

Lloyd retired from the Air Force in 2007 after 20 years of service.  During this time, he logged over 3,000 flight hours as a Loadmaster on several operational and flight test aircraft including the C-141 Starlifter, C-5 Galaxy, and C-23 Sherpa.  He also served assignments as a Tanker Airlift Control Lift Element (TALCE) Loadmaster, HQ Air Mobility Command Functional Manager and First Sergeant.

Lloyd founded the UPS Veterans Business Resource Group in Atlanta and co-founded and is the President of VETLANTA, an industry collaboration of Veteran friendly/affiliated organizations in the greater Atlanta area.  VETLANTA mission is to make Atlanta the top destination for veterans. He is a very active volunteer for multiple veteran non-profits including American Corporate Partners and Hire Heroes USA.

Lloyd has associate degrees in Aircrew Operations and Human Resources Management from the Community College of the Air Force, a Bachelor Degree in Transportation & Logistics Management from American Military University and a Master’s Degree in Transportation Logistics & Management from American Military University.

Lloyd is married to Suzan for 29 years and has two sons.