President/Owner – Rick Eshe
Since 1962, Richard “Rick” Eshe has work experience in every aspect of the trucking industry from driving to financial management. Rick was an LTL common carrier regular route driver manager for 22 years, with over a million accident-free miles. As the owner and President of CAST Transportation, Rick has a proven track record for running a safe and efficient transportation / distribution company. CAST has unparalleled levels of performance in this industry for safety, on-time performance and has an overall unprecedented level of customer service. Rick takes great pride in the performance levels of all of CAST’s divisions and departments.Rick is the past chairman of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association (CMCA) and is a current member of the Board of Directors. Rick is involved with our communities and is very committed to the political environment for the trucking industry. Rick’s overall passion and involvement with this industry allows for CAST’s successes, continued growth and financial stability.


Executive Vice President – Rich DeFeyter
Rich DeFeyter brings over 30 years of Transportation management experience to CAST Transportation. Rich has experience in Over the Road, LTL Hazardous Materials, and Heavy Haul operations. For the past 14+years, Rich has worked as the Project Manager for CAST Specialty WIPP division.Rich has two degrees from the University of Colorado in Production Management and Transportation Operations and also has numerous Management certificates.Rich is a past Chairman of the Board for the Colorado Motor Carriers Association and is active with the American Trucking Association.


Vice President – Suzanne Kutsch
Suzanne has been with CAST for 25 years. Suzanne has worked in virtually every department within the CAST organization. Her expertise is in the back office operations. She has been managing the IT Department for 15 years and trains all new hires on CAST systems. Suzanne has a business degree from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO. She has also received training from Dale Carnegie. Suzanne is also on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Motor Carriers Association.