Michael Burton is President and CEO of C&K Holdings Acquisition L.L.C. since 2003, when he led the leveraged buyout of C&K Holdings. C&K Holdings Acquisition L.L.C is the parent company of C&K Trucking, LLC; Skyline Express, LLC; and AV Logistics, LLC. C&K completes over 400,000 intermodal drayage moves annually and has demonstrated above-industry revenue growth for the past ten years. C&K operates in excess of 800 tractors and provides International Logistics solutions to some of the largest retailers/manufacturers in the US, through its AV Logistics subsidiary.
Prior to his career at C&K, Mr. Burton was Senior Vice President and Division Head of Commercial Lending at LaSalle Bank N.A. In this position, he provided financial and capital structure guidance to middle-market companies.
Mr. Burton is an active member in multiple industry associations including the Illinois Trucking Association Advisory Board, as President, the Intermodal Association of Chicago, the Traffic Club of Chicago, CMAP’s Freight Advisory Committee, and the Northwestern Transportation Center’s Advisory Board.
Mr. Burton is involved in several charitable and civic boards, including Misericordia’s Advisory Board, Village of Glenview’s Planning Commission, and the Village of Glenview’s Ten-year Strategic Plan Committee.
Mr. Burton holds an MBA from Northwestern University and a business degree from the University of Illinois.