Jeffrey Goldstein and his brothers, Robert and Richard, represent the fourth generation of family ownership in the Alter Company. Goldstein has been associated with the Alter Companies for over fifty years, serving in various management roles.
In September 1997, Goldstein was named President of Alter Barge Line, Inc. (later renamed Alter Logistics Company in February 2012) and was given overall responsibility for the company’s related transportation entities, which included Alter River Terminal Davenport, Inc., Alter Trucking and Terminal Corporation, and Alter River Terminal Rock Island.
In January 2000, Goldstein was elected to the post of Chairman/President of Alter Company (parent company of Alter Logistics Company), headquartered in Bettendorf, Iowa.
In October 2009, Goldstein was named Vice Chairman of Goldstein Group, Inc., parent company of Alter Company and Alter Trading Corporation.
Goldstein is the Executive Vice President of affiliate Alter Trading Corporation, a company engaged in the business of scrap metal recycling.
He is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Paul Ferguson is Senior Vice President of Alter Logistics where he oversees the operations and business management and development of the company.
Prior to joining Alter Logistics team in 2021, he served as the General Manager of Ceres Global Ag Corp’s logistics and supply chain management business sector.
His experience includes facility operations, industrial development/logistics and supply chain management in the fertilizer, energy and industrial products industries in both Canada and the USA.
Ferguson received a Bachelor of Science degree (chem) from the University of Alberta, Canada, and an MBA in Business Administration from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN.
Tom Streight began his career with Alter in 1987 hiring on as dispatcher for our two harbor fleets in Davenport and Muscatine, IA. In addition to his role as a dispatcher, in 1988 Blackhawk Fleet promoted him to Accounts Receivable Manager. Later that same year, Alter Barge Line, Inc. transferred him to their corporate office as a dispatcher. In this capacity he assisted in all facets of boat management, evaluating expenses and revenues, and implementing plans to assure profitable and efficient trips.
In 2012, Alter Barge Line, Inc. changed its name to Alter Logistics Company. Streight retained his role as Vice President of Sales and has been involved in new business development working with marketing and sales of Alter River Terminals and Alter Logistics.
Streight is a member of Inland River Ports & Terminals, Midwest Association of Rail Shippers, Mississippi Valley Trade & Transport Council, Illinois River Carriers Association, Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association, Illinois Soybean Association, Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association and others.