Our Team

Our Story

Our story started when a group of industry experts, passionate about trucking, saw the need for a unified support system for businesses. With backgrounds in driver recruiting, safety, marketing, and regulatory affairs, we joined forces to create META – the Midwest Euro Truck Alliance.

META serves as a vital link between trucking businesses and key stakeholders, including industry experts, government officials, and community leaders. Our mission is simple: empower businesses with the resources and connections needed to thrive in today’s competitive landscape.

Through collaboration and advocacy, META is driving positive change within the trucking industry. Join us as we continue to champion the success of trucking businesses everywhere.

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Our Board of Directors and Contributors

M.E.T.A. is dedicated to help the Europeans in the trucking industry by providing unparalleled support, connections, and resources to empower businesses of all sizes.

Galina Petrova

president & co founder

As the esteemed President of the Midwest Euro Truck Alliance (META), Galina Petrova brings over ten years of unmatched expertise to the forefront of the trucking industry. Her journey is fueled by a profound passion for advancing the trucking community. Galina has been instrumental in delivering insightful news coverage and orchestrating some of the industry’s most pivotal events in the Midwest, including panels, trade shows, and product launches.

Nick Angelov

Vice president & co founder

With over a decade in trucking marketing, software, and recruitment, I’m passionate about optimizing operations and fostering growth. As an entrepreneur, I thrive on innovation and investment. Leveraging my network, I’m dedicated to driving positive change in the industry.

Vessela Barzeva

treasurer & co founder

With 20 years of experience in trucking licensing and registrations, I’m a seasoned expert in navigating the regulatory landscape of the industry. My passion for ensuring compliance and operational efficiency has earned me a reputation as a trusted authority in the field. As a woman in a male-dominated industry, I’ve overcome challenges with determination and perseverance. I’m committed to excellence, mentoring aspiring professionals, and contributing to industry initiatives. 

Elena Heruduich

organization administrator

With 15 years of experience in non-profit organizations, I specialize in fundraising for community and social causes. Dedicated to making a positive impact, I’ve worked tirelessly to raise funds and support initiatives that benefit our communities. 

Omar Said

Finance and accounting

With 8 years of experience in trucking equipment financing and logistics companies accounting, I bring a wealth of expertise to the table. Specializing in financial management within the trucking industry, I’ve helped companies navigate complex financing arrangements and streamline their accounting processes. 

Zoran Petrevski

M.E.T.A. LEGAL CONSULTANT

With 9 years of experience in corporate law, I bring extensive expertise to the table. Specializing in corporate legal matters, I’ve worked with a diverse range of clients, including trucking companies, to navigate complex legal issues and ensure compliance with regulations. From contract negotiations to litigation, I provide strategic guidance and solutions tailored to the unique needs of the trucking industry. 

George Zolveta

m.e.t.a. project coordinator

As a project coordinator, I thrive on working with people and helping organizations achieve their goals. With 5 years of experience in sales and marketing, I bring a unique blend of interpersonal skills and strategic thinking to every project. Passionate about driving results and fostering collaboration, I’m dedicated to making a positive impact and delivering success for every organization I work with.