The Relay

– Episode 34

From Truck Driver to Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

In this episode of The Relay, host Sarah Williams talks with James Mays, a truck driver and trainer at Gulf Relay. James shares his 22-month experience with the company, his passion for mentoring the youth, and his side businesses in landscaping and car detailing. Recruited while dining, James emphasizes his alignment with Gulf Relay's values and his dedication to providing for future generations. He discusses his positive life philosophy and the importance of financial education for young people. Don’t miss this great episode!
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Highlights from this week’s conversation include:
  • Recruitment at Gulf Relay (0:57)
  • Job satisfaction and dedication (1:52)
  • Motivation for being a truck driver (2:35)
  • James’ Positive outlook on life (3:57)
  • Side business ventures (5:28)
  • The importance of teaching and mentoring (6:59)
  • Community involvement and helping the less fortunate (10:22)
  • Communication and teamwork at Gulf Relay (12:12)
  • Final thoughts and takeaways (14:32)
  The Relay is a podcast produced by Gulf Relay. Each episode, we dive behind the scenes of our operations, teams, and industry. From the unique challenges of the job to anecdotes about life on the road, our guests will provide a window into a profession that is crucial to our economy and way of life. Let’s hit the road!

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