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Entrepreneur Don Daseke

Written by Sydni Walker and approved for reprint by Addison Magazine. Entrepreneurs thrive in Addison, and Don Daseke is certainly no exception. As CEO and President of Daseke, Inc., the largest owner of flatbed, open-deck and specialized trucking capacity in North America, Daseke keeps busy. Several trucking companies make up Daseke, Inc., including: Smokey Point Distributing, […]

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Don Daseke’s Mantra “Invest in People” Earns Him the Prestigious McDermond Medal for Excellence in Entrepreneurship

For his lifetime of entrepreneurial success, Don Daseke was recently awarded the McDermond Medal for Excellence in Entrepreneurship from DePauw University. A graduate of the DePauw class of ‘61, and a devoted alumnus, Don was joined at the ceremony by his wife, Barbara, and introduced by his grandson and DePauw University student, John Daseke. During his acceptance […]

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Don Daseke Honored with 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Southwest Region Award

Don Daseke has received the 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Southwest Region Award. This prestigious business award honors entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievements. Don Daseke was among a variety of leaders in the southwest honored for their work in building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, […]

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