QuikQ Names Dean Troester as Chief Executive Officer

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2017) – QuikQ, a leading trucking industry innovator of card-free fuel payment solutions, today announced the addition of Dean Troester as chief executive officer. Troester brings over 34 years of experience in various aspects of the trucking industry to QuikQ.


For the last 23 years, Troester served as the chief financial officer for Crete Carrier Corporation, one of the top 20 largest privately-owned trucking companies in the country. Throughout his career, Troester has been instrumental in establishing key analytics that greatly benefit the industry; including profitability of customer lanes, operations and driver score cards.


“Dean’s decades of experience and natural ability to recognize areas of need in our industry and deliver results will be integral to the advancement of QuikQ under his leadership,” said Ernie Betancourt, founder and president of QuikQ. “Finding the right candidate for this position was no easy task, but with his expertise and sterling reputation that preceded him, we knew he was the right person to carry QuikQ into the future.”


“I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to lead this growing organization of talented professionals. QuikQ has revolutionized fuel payments with its innovative RFID technology that streamlined the fuel payment transaction process. I believe this company will continue to have a large impact on the trucking industry and being a part of that future is an opportunity that any leader would be excited about,” said Troester.


Troester started his career at Miller & Moore, Certified Public Accountants (CPA), in Lincoln, NE, while obtaining his CPA license. He graduated summa cum laude from Wayne State College.


QuikQ Based in Franklin, Tennessee, QuikQ is a payment solutions provider that revolutionized payment transactions for the trucking industry with the introduction of SmartQ, its card-free payment system based on radio frequency identification (RFID). Through QuikQ’s innovative recognition of identification tags affixed to trucks or trailers, it has streamlined the payment process, creating industry-wide efficiencies, savings and convenience.