Matt Schrap is the CEO of the Harbor Trucking Association.
Since taking the role in June of 2021, Matt has been featured on several national news programs including 60 Minutes, ABC Nightly News, Fox News, CNBC, PBS News Hour, Bloomberg TV, National Public Radio, RoadDog Trucking Radio on SiriusXM, and a host of others where he has discussed drayage, overall trucking industry issues and regulatory policy as well as the various efficiency constraints impacting container movement on the US west coast.
Prior to joining HTA, Matt was VP of Government Programs for the Velocity Vehicle Group (VVG), where he worked on air quality regulatory policy, finance, and incentive programs for Heavy Duty trucks operating across the Southwestern US.
Before his time at VVG, Matt was the Director of Environmental Affairs and Intermodal Conferences for the California Trucking Association (CTA). He took the role at CTA after completing the Center for California Studies, Senate Fellows Program in 2005.
Matt is also a lecturer and instructor for the College of Professional and Continuing Education Global Logistics Professional Designation Program at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). He holds an MA in Public Policy Administration from CSULB and a BA in Government from California State University, Sacramento.