michael reeves 156pxPresident, Ports-to-Plains Alliance

5401 N MLK Blvd., Unit 395
Lubbock, TX 79403
T: 806-775-2338
F: 806-775-3981

Michael Reeves was appointed as president of the Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor Coalition in the spring of 2004. Reeves has extensive knowledge of transportation issues and governmental affairs at local, state and federal levels.

During his time at Ports-to-Plains, Reeves has focused on strengthening relationships with state departments of transportation and building partnerships in Canada and Mexico. Under his leadership, the coalition is also working on decreasing America's dependence on Middle East oil by providing needed infrastructure to support the region's diverse energy production industry.

Prior to Ports-to-Plains, Reeves served as Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. There he was involved with coordinating transportation initiatives, including delegation appearances before the Texas Transportation Commission, and serving as liaison between TxDOT and the business community. Mr. Reeves also led the Chamber's legislative programs and conducted communications efforts.

Reeves graduated from Texas Tech University in 1991 with a BA in Journalism. He is a lifelong Lubbock resident. He and his wife Christy have two daughters. He is active in his church, an avid hockey fan and die-hard Chicago Cubs fan.

duffy hinkle 156pxVice President of Membership & Marketing, Ports-to-Plains Alliance

5401 N MLK Blvd., Unit 395
Lubbock, TX 79403
Fax: 806-775-3981

Duffy Hinkle began her career with Ports-to-Plains in 1999 and has served as vice president of membership and marketing since 2005.

Duffy became involved with the Ports-to-Plains project during the beginning years of the organization while working for the City of Lubbock and has worked fervently toward the development of the Ports-to-Plains organization into what it is today.

Duffy’s hometown is Floydada, Texas where she and her husband were married in 1974 and raised their two children before moving to Lubbock, Texas in 2002. She and her husband are now blessed with six grandchildren. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Lubbock Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in organizational management.