Our Team


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Jeff Bergmann

Managing Director

Jeff has spent the last 30 years building member relationships and negotiating international freight contracts for TOYSA. Prior to focusing on shipper association management, Jeff worked in logistics for Andrew Jergens and Kenner Products. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a BS in Accounting and resides in Fort Thomas, Kentucky.

Craig Akers

Directer of Operations

Craig is a key member of the senior management team responsible for the daily operations of TOYSA including Marketing, Sales and IT. He is responsible for all expansion activities, corporate alliances and managing relationships with clients and vendors. Craig is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with an associates degree in Computer Science and a BS in Information Technology.

Debbie Crowe

Manager of Member Services

Debbie has been involved in international trade since 1986 and has served as the Manager of Member Services for the Toy Shippers Association since 1990. Debbie is responsible for member support, customer service, rate requests, data management and contract amendments. Debbie has also worked in logistics for Kenner Products.

Rebecca Rice

Manager of Business Development

Rebecca joined TOYSA in September 2014 as the Manager of Member Relations. Rebecca is responsible for overseeing the sale of TOYSA services and ensuring the client's needs and expectations are being met. She has worked 27 years in the International Transportation Industry with the majority of that time spent at OOCL (USA) Inc. in the sales and operations departments.

Sara Perry

Member Services Specialist

Sara joined TOYSA in July 2021. Her primary focus is to provide support for all TOYSA members. She is excited about her new responsibilities and looks forward to working directly with the membership.