Michael Gardner

Portfolio Company CEO

Portfolio Company CEO

Mike is the President & CEO of Kane Logistics, a Harkness Capital portfolio company. Prior to joining Kane, Gardner was Chief Development Officer at DHL/Exel Logistics, where he oversaw strategy, development, sales, marketing, integrated logistics solutions, sustainability and innovation. Mike has also held leadership roles with Distribution Centers, Inc., GATX Logistics, and APL Logistics during a 40-year logistics career.

Mike is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA), and is active in many church and community activities. Mike received his MBA in finance from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Bachelor of Science in business from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Key Experience

  • CEO: Kane is Able
  • Board Member: Columbus Symphony Orchestra and American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)