Sound Delivery Service

(253) 287-3616

Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Our Team


Meet Our Dedicated Team Members

No operation can be as vast and dedicated as Sound Delivery Service without a team of fantastic people working hard behind the scenes. Meet the team at Sound Delivery Service.

Jerry Lawrence (Founder)

Jerry has dedicated his life to the transportation industry. Jerry proudly founded Sound Delivery Service more than 70 years ago.

Terry Lawrence (President)

Terry has worked in the steel industry all his life. He handles the day-to-day operations of Sound Delivery Service from our Puyallup headquarters. Terry is dedicated to the success of the Sound Delivery Service team and the success of our customers.

Jeannie Lawrence (Secretary/Treasurer)

Jeannie is the office manager and has the huge task of overseeing our home office. She makes sure everything runs as smooth as silk. Jeannie is your go-to person for all billing concerns or questions about our day-to-day operations.

Melissa Matyas (CFO & Controller)

Melissa is the CFO and Controller. She is instrumental in all matters of the finanacial  well being of Sound Delivery Service

Duane Thomas (Operations Manager)

Duane is the Operations Manager for Sound Delivery Service.  Duane is the supervisor for all drivers in the fleet as well and the primary trainer for all "Super Loads". Duane has been with SDS for well over 20 years.

Dave Dent (Director of Safety & Regulatory Compliance)

Dave has vast experience in the transportation industry and was welcomed to our team in February of 2018. He takes pride in his job, making sure all our operations are completed safely. Dave is an excellent trainer and he also oversees federal, state, and local regulatory compliance as it pertains to safety and transportation.

Our Dispatch Team

Sound Delivery Service is staffed with two full-time dispatchers to handle all your freight movement requirements.

Phil Gallagher is our Lead Dispatcher. Phil has a vast knowledge of our customer base and the drivers in Sound Delivery Service and oversees all aspects of the dispatch office. 

Mark Gallwas is the second member of our dispatch team. He brings a vast knowledge of the transportation industry to our service team.  Mark  coordinates our storage, transloading, and rail operations. He does an excellent job tracking inbound freight and scheduling trucks for outbound freight deliveries.