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Ramona Hood

President & CEO at FedEx Custom Critical

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Ramona Hood Biography

Ramona Hood is president and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical®, a leading North American transportation provider located in Green, Ohio. The company provides a range of transportation capabilities for expedite ground, temperature control shipments and industry specific solutions. The company provides 24/7 service throughout the United States, Canada and internationally, delivering hundreds of thousands of shipments per year.

Hood oversees the FedEx Custom Critical executive leadership team and is responsible for the performance and strategic direction of the company.

Hood brings more than 28 years of FedEx experience to her role, having most recently served as Vice President, Operations, Strategy and Planning. Hood started her career at FedEx Custom Critical in 1991 in an entry-level position, and worked her way up to hold various executive leadership positions at FedEx Custom Critical and FedEx Supply Chain. Her career path evolved through many areas of the company, including Operations, Safety, Sourcing, Sales and Marketing.

Over time, she began offering innovative and strategic ideas that distinguished her from her peers. Hood not only brought unique approaches to the business, but she did so in a way that brought out the best in others. These leadership characteristics and values are ingrained through her past and current leadership roles at FedEx Custom Critical, as well as FedEx Supply Chain.

Throughout her career, Hood has been recognized for her exemplary excellence in leadership, responsibility, and passion-driven results in the industry. Hood was recognized by the Greater Akron Chamber with the “30 for the Future” award (2010), acknowledged by Sales & Marketing Executives International with a Distinguished Sales & Marketing Award (2013), and received the Woman of Inspiration Award from Walsh University (2013).

In 2010 and 2016, Hood received the FedEx Five Star Award, which is the highest recognition employees can receive at FedEx.

Additionally, in 2016, Hood received the Crain’s Cleveland, Women of Note Award; Smart Women, Honoree of the Progress Woman Award, and Woman of Influence from the Women in Trucking Association. Hood was recognized in 2019 by the MEECO Leadership Institute with the International Thought Leader of Distinction Award. In 2020, Ramona was named a 2020 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio. Most recently, Hood was recognized on the Crain’s Cleveland 2020 Power 150 list.

Outside of the office, Hood is actively involved in several civic engagements. She serves on the Summit Education Initiative, a non-profit committed to the academic success of Summit County students, and is a business advisor for the Welty Building, a construction consultation company in Akron, Ohio. She is a member of the Kent Area Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and Jack and Jill of America Inc., Akron Chapter. Hood is also chairman of the technology committee for the Transportation Intermediary Association (TIA), and was appointed to serve on its board of directors. Additionally, Hood was appointed to the Summa Health Board of Directors in 2021.

Hood earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Walsh University, and an Executive MBA from Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management.

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    Booking fees for Ramona Hood, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ramona Hood, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ramona Hood for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ramona Hood for your next private or corporate function.
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Ramona Hood Biography

Ramona Hood is president and CEO of FedEx Custom Critical®, a leading North American transportation provider located in Green, Ohio. The company provides a range of transportation capabilities for expedite ground, temperature control shipments and industry specific solutions. The company provides 24/7 service throughout the United States, Canada and internationally, delivering hundreds of thousands of shipments per year.

Hood oversees the FedEx Custom Critical executive leadership team and is responsible for the performance and strategic direction of the company.

Hood brings more than 28 years of FedEx experience to her role, having most recently served as Vice President, Operations, Strategy and Planning. Hood started her career at FedEx Custom Critical in 1991 in an entry-level position, and worked her way up to hold various executive leadership positions at FedEx Custom Critical and FedEx Supply Chain. Her career path evolved through many areas of the company, including Operations, Safety, Sourcing, Sales and Marketing.

Over time, she began offering innovative and strategic ideas that distinguished her from her peers. Hood not only brought unique approaches to the business, but she did so in a way that brought out the best in others. These leadership characteristics and values are ingrained through her past and current leadership roles at FedEx Custom Critical, as well as FedEx Supply Chain.

Throughout her career, Hood has been recognized for her exemplary excellence in leadership, responsibility, and passion-driven results in the industry. Hood was recognized by the Greater Akron Chamber with the “30 for the Future” award (2010), acknowledged by Sales & Marketing Executives International with a Distinguished Sales & Marketing Award (2013), and received the Woman of Inspiration Award from Walsh University (2013).

In 2010 and 2016, Hood received the FedEx Five Star Award, which is the highest recognition employees can receive at FedEx.

Additionally, in 2016, Hood received the Crain’s Cleveland, Women of Note Award; Smart Women, Honoree of the Progress Woman Award, and Woman of Influence from the Women in Trucking Association. Hood was recognized in 2019 by the MEECO Leadership Institute with the International Thought Leader of Distinction Award. In 2020, Ramona was named a 2020 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio. Most recently, Hood was recognized on the Crain’s Cleveland 2020 Power 150 list.

Outside of the office, Hood is actively involved in several civic engagements. She serves on the Summit Education Initiative, a non-profit committed to the academic success of Summit County students, and is a business advisor for the Welty Building, a construction consultation company in Akron, Ohio. She is a member of the Kent Area Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and Jack and Jill of America Inc., Akron Chapter. Hood is also chairman of the technology committee for the Transportation Intermediary Association (TIA), and was appointed to serve on its board of directors. Additionally, Hood was appointed to the Summa Health Board of Directors in 2021.

Hood earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Walsh University, and an Executive MBA from Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management.

Ramona Hood Videos

  • Ramona Hood, FedEx - Your Hour, Her Power
  • FedEx Continues to Provide the “Purple Promise” Despite the...
    Ken Adamo sits down with his former manager, Ramona Hood, President & CEO of FedEx Custom Critical, to discuss the challenges and learnings of the...
  • The importance of leadership in a crisis: Racial & Social Justice...

FAQs on booking Ramona Hood

  • How to book Ramona Hood?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ramona Hood for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Ramona Hood, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ramona Hood or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ramona Hood?

    Booking fees for Ramona Hood, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ramona Hood, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ramona Hood?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ramona Hood for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ramona Hood for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ramona Hood or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ramona Hood or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ramona Hood is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ramona Hood for your event is available upon request. Ramona Hood generally travels from Cleveland, OH, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, Latondra Newton, Kristie Kennedy, Sheila C. Johnson and Daymond John. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ramona Hood for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Ramona Hood Speaker Videos

  • Ramona Hood, FedEx - Your Hour, Her Power
    FedEx Continues to Provide the “Purple Promise” Despite the Pandemic
    Ken Adamo sits down with his former manager, Ramona Hood, President & CEO of FedEx Custom Critical, to discuss the challenges and learnings of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The importance of leadership in a crisis: Racial & Social Justice Movement

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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