Parker Holcomb of Fraight AI Accepted as Founding Member of Forbes Chicago Business Council

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CHICAGO, June 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Forbes Chicago Business Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Business Leaders

Co-Founder & CEO Parker Holcomb of Fraight AI, the first artificial intelligence powered freight brokerage, has been accepted as a Founding Member into the Forbes Chicago Business Council, an invitation-only community for business leaders in the Chicago area.

“I am honored for the invitation to be a Founding Member of the Forbes Chicago Business Council. When we started Fraight AI, Chicago stood out as the perfect city to establish our headquarters. Not only does Chicago have an incredible work ethic and innovative spirit, but most importantly a welcoming and collaborative business atmosphere,” Holcomb states. “At Fraight AI, we are creating the future of transportation by automating the past; we are excited to join the Forbes community which will help accelerate us towards that future.” 

Fraight AI and Holcomb were hand-selected by the Chicago Forbes Council’s community team based on Fraight AI’s successful revenue and investor traction and Holcomb’s own personal achievements as a successful entrepreneur with three ventures to date. With clients in the Fortune 50 and Fortune 200, as well as a diverse set of innovative companies ranging from startups to established firms, Fraight is at the cross section of a community of business leaders and pioneers. Fraight AI is excited about the opportunity to connect with Forbes’ diverse set of successful business executives and to add value in establishing this community in the Chicago area. Holcomb also plans to join the online conversation by submitting original business articles and thoughts on industry-related topics for publishing on Forbes.

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, in welcoming Fraight AI, shares that, “we are excited for Fraight AI and Holcomb to join the community as a Founding Member. We see Fraight AI as a leader in its class with a tremendous impact to bring to the Chicago tech and business community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world. We see Fraight AI and Holcomb as catalysts in accomplishing that mission.”

For more information about Forbes Chicago Business Council, visit forbeschicagocouncil.com. To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit forbescouncils.com

For media inquiries about Fraight AI, please contact press@fraight.com. 

Media Contact: Joe Geraldi, Fraight AI, 312-313-4447, joe@fraight.com

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