Driver Recruiting Happy Hour Podcast

The Driver Recruiting Happy Hour podcast is published monthly by co-hosts Darin Williams, President of, and Matt Beach, President of Ten4 Recruiting.

Join them for some fun as they interview and get to know the people who work in the trucking industry every day in all facets of Driver Recruiting.

Meet the Hosts

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Darin Williams

Mr. Williams has over 30 years of experience working in the Driver Recruiting advertising genre. He started his career as a Driver Recruiter with Heartland Express and is the founder and President of

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Matt Beach

Mr. Beach began his career in trucking with Covenant Transport in 2014 and has experience working with an advertising agency prior to starting Ten4 Recruiting in October 2020.

Find YOUR Trucking Job!

Matt Zarras Runs to Raise Awareness

Monday, 05 June 2023 15:01 Written by

Matt Zarras, Vice President of Recruiting at Dart Transit made a life-changing decision when he saw Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) change his Dad's life. 

Beach Runs for Office

Tuesday, 02 May 2023 11:17 Written by

Darin and Matt are back again with their best guest yet....themselves!

Scott Dismuke Focuses on Driver Retention

Thursday, 19 January 2023 14:02 Written by

Scott Dismuke, VP of Operations at PDA joins the show. Learn how People, Data, and Analytics may pave the road for your trucking company's driver retention.

Dr. Mark Manera is Passionate About Driver Health

Monday, 12 December 2022 16:46 Written by

Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Fitness, Dr. Mark Manera, joins the podcast to talk about the health risks for professional truck drivers and what can be done to combat those risks and improve the overall driver lifestyle.

It is a Cherry Limeade World for Aaron Craddock

Monday, 28 November 2022 16:35 Written by

Aaron is the CEO of Craddock Holdings, parent company of Aaron started his career in the trucking industry with Randall-Reilly Publishing, where he spent almost seven years in their Digital Division.

Doug Smith is Well Read and Well Versed in Trucking

Monday, 07 November 2022 16:17 Written by

Darin and Matt visit with the Senior Director of Student Recruiting & School Partnerships at Covenant Transport, Doug Smith.

Sadie Church Has Seen All Sides of Trucking

Tuesday, 25 October 2022 09:35 Written by

Darin and Matt sit down with the Vice President of Driver Relations at Artur Express, Sadie Church. Sadie shares her experiences in trucking from working inside driver recruiting and several years working on the other side with a lead-generation website.

Tim Norlin Stays Active in Trucking

Wednesday, 12 October 2022 11:03 Written by

Tim Norlin talks with Darin and Matt about what is happening at Roehl Transport. Tim shares his thoughts on the future of driver recruiting, why you should never stop your recruitment advertising efforts, and what he feels could be the next big hurdle for driver recruiting departments to overcome in 2023.

Driver Recruiting and Vacation Spots with Rachel Lovell of Ascend

Wednesday, 14 September 2022 09:59 Written by

Matt and Darin talk with with Rachel Lovell, Vice President of People Operations at Ascend. They discuss why Beach fell short of his NFL dreams, the best vacation spots, the difference between a yodeler and a carnival barker, and Rachel shares how Ascend works to do things the right way.

Adam Rocke Joins the Show and the Facial Hair Club

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 06:21 Written by

The boys sit down with a true American Hero.

Adam Rocke is the Senior Director at Hiring Our Heroes, a nationwide initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to help veterans, transitioning service members, military spouses, and caregivers find meaningful employment.

The Boys Talk All Things Iowa with Jessie Burnette

Wednesday, 03 August 2022 10:02 Written by

The DRHH welcomes Jessie Burnette, Chief People Officer at Hirschbach Motor Lines. Jessie is our 2nd consecutive guest planning a wedding! In this episode, we discuss late-night footlong chili dogs in East Dubuque, Illinois; a mystery breakfast that Beach ate in Iowa, and Darin's upcoming 5K race.

Kennedy Ruley Tries to Help Darin Market Himself

Monday, 11 July 2022 14:47 Written by

Darin Williams and Matt Beach welcome the youngest guest to date (she wanted to make sure we knew this), Kennedy Ruley, Digital Marketing Manager of Melton Truck Lines.

In Kennedy's short 5+ years tenure at Melton, she has been promoted through the company from an intern to her current role.   

Shawn and Cilla Davis Talk Trucking

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 10:58 Written by

We welcome Shawn and Priscilla Davis of the Tennessee CDL School to the Driver Recruiting Happy Hour podcast. We talk quite a lot about cheerleading. Really. From there, discussions move to shoes, golf, age, Priscilla and Darin both living in one-stoplight towns in Iowa, and eventually trucking.

David Pike Makes Darin Disappear

Thursday, 02 June 2022 14:31 Written by

Darin and Matt are back with another DRHH Podcast. David Pike joins the show and talks about his start in trucking, how driver recruiting has changed over course of time, and shares some ideas to attract and retain new drivers.

Rob Explains What it's Like to Work with Beach

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 09:53 Written by

Rob Hatchett stops by and tries to explain chess to Darin and then explain what it's like to work with Beach. The story Beach shares about his dog is worth listening in itself.

Darin and Matt Become Wine Sisters With Marilyn Surber

Tuesday, 03 May 2022 11:34 Written by

The Driver Recruiting Happy Hour Podcast sits down with Marilyn Surber, Transportation Leader at Tenstreet. Learn a little about the alphabet soup of trucking organizations, a potential new side gig, and radio personalities.

Greg Iverson Turns the Tables on Darin and Matt

Monday, 18 April 2022 11:31 Written by

The Driver Recruiting Happy Hour Podcast sits down with Greg Iverson, Director of Recruiting at Koch Trucking. Greg shares a scotch, talks about his association with the Shriners, while Beach covets his fez, yodels, and talks snowmen in Chattanooga.  You can't make this stuff up.