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Meet the Staff


Mike Thompson


Mike brings over 40 years of trucking experience to our academy from every corner of the trucking industry.  With vast experience in every corner of the field, he's ready to prepare you for anything you'll ever deal with no matter what you do with your CDL, along with some great stories about his trucking days.


Steve Merritt


Steve brings over 20 years of over-the-road experience to our academy.  Recently retiring from over-the-road trucking, he's ready to help the next generation of truckers prepare to get their CDLs.

Joe Hazel

Admissions Director

As the Admissions Director at Genesis Trucking Academy, Joe's mission is to help you start your truck driving career on the right foot. He is committed to providing you with all the information you need to make the best decision for your future. If you have any questions about our school or our programs, please don't hesitate to give the school a call, Joe's always here to help!

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