Pictured in the photo, left to right: Henry J. Maier (executive vice president, Strategic Planning and Communications) David F. Rebholz (President & CEO FedEx Ground) Rico Calhoun, Michael P. Mannion (executive VP & COO) and Kevin Koken (senior vice president, contractor relations). Courtesy Photo
Rico Calhoun,who received FedEx Ground's highest small business honor. Mr. Calhoun and his wife Meleatha certainly capture the entrepreneurial spirit and have an inspiring story of success in these tough economic times. Rico Calhoun, who served in the Army and grew up in the District, first contracted with FedEx Ground in September 2008 and in just three over years, Mr. Calhoun has built a business that has estimated gross revenues exceeding $500,000.
Meleatha is also a 16-year veteran of the District of Columbia Police Department and in addition, the two own a local catering company - Calhoun’s Personal Chef Service.For seven years, Rico Calhoun worked as a second-van driver operating out of the Washington, D.C. station. Then, when the ISP model was introduced in Maryland, he embraced the concept and founded Majestic Transportation, Inc.