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Jeffrey Cummings to lead Colorado trucking industry

Cummings becomes 77th chairman of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association

At a recent Colorado Motor Carriers Association (CMCA) annual meeting, Jeffrey Cummings, the president of Duffy Companies, was selected as the association’s chairman of the board for the upcoming year. 

In this capacity he will lead CMCA, which represents over 650 companies that are either directly involved or affiliated with trucking and transportation in Colorado. Overall trucking related businesses employ almost 100,000 people within Colorado with an overall payroll exceeding $4.8 billon, according to CMCA.

“I am honored to have been chosen by CMCA’s Board to lead our industry and association during this important time when our state and industry face a number of challenges with the greatest being the current state and needs of our transportation system,” Cummings said. “CMCA has a long and distinguished history of service to Colorado which mirrors that of my own company, Duffy Crane and Hauling and I look forward to continuing that legacy.” 

Greg Fulton, CMCA president, noted: “Jeff is an outstanding businessman, community leader, and family man.  We are extremely fortunate to have someone with his skills and talent as well as his passion in leading our organization over the next year.”

Cummings is the owner and president of the Duffy Companies and Mountain States Industrial Contractors. Duffy Crane and Hauling Inc., a subsidiary, originally founded in Denver in 1886, is one of Colorado’s oldest companies. According to CMCA, Cummings’ background includes more than 30 years as a business executive, industry leader, and certified public accountant.

In addition to his work with the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, Cummings is the vice chairman and a member of the board of directors of Pinnacol Assurance and the Pinnacol Foundation as well as serving as the president of the Rocky Mountain Crane Owner’s Association.  Cummings is also involved with a number of other community nonprofits and is a member of Colorado Concern, CMCA said.

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