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TransRisk appoints Glenn S. Goldberg to its Board of Advisors

Formerly led McGraw-Hill Financial’s Commodities and Commercial Markets Division


Glenn S. Goldberg, president of GSG Advisory Services, has joined the TransRisk LLC Board of Advisors. TransRisk builds financial instruments that provide price discovery, transparency and demand balance for the trucking industry.


Mr. Goldberg previously spent 25 years in leadership roles at McGraw-Hill Financial, including eight years as President of the Commodities and Commercial Markets Division, which included market leading data and business information franchises Platts, J.D. Power and McGraw-Hill Construction. Under his leadership, the Division transformed its product portfolio, global position and dramatically improved financial performance. Previously, he served as head of corporate affairs and chief of staff to The McGraw-Hill Companies Chairman and CEO, Terry McGraw.

“We have spent the last year working with industry participants and partners to ensure that the data and financial products we develop will promote transparency and liquidity,” said Craig Fuller, TransRisk CEO. “Glenn is a respected business leader and we’re delighted to have him join our Board. His experience in the financial data, price reporting and information services industries is outstanding. His participation in our Board will ensure that our products and services are best in class.”

I’m excited to join Craig and the TransRisk team, which are addressing a major need for the trucking industry and related market participants. They are developing valuable data, analytical services and financial products to improve the performance and efficiency of the trucking industry, which plays a vital role in the economy,” said Mr. Goldberg.

Mr. Goldberg also spent eight years at The McGraw-Hill Companies’ Standard & Poor’s unit as head of Strategic Planning, where he led several acquisitions and joint ventures. He began his career in the public sector working for the U.S. Congress and the House Foreign Affairs Committee. He co-authored a book on U.S. government policy and business activity in South Africa during the apartheid era. Glenn currently heads GSG Advisory Services, which provides strategic and operational consulting to publicly and privately owned companies in business information and related industries.

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Brian Straight

Brian Straight covers general transportation news and leads the editorial team as Managing Editor. A journalism graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he has covered everything from a presidential election, to professional sports and Little League baseball, and for more than 10 years has covered trucking and logistics. Before joining FreightWaves, he was previously responsible for the editorial quality and production of Fleet Owner magazine and fleetowner.com. Brian lives in Connecticut with his wife and two kids and spends his time coaching his son’s baseball team, golfing with his daughter, and pursuing his never-ending quest to become a professional bowler.