Staff



James Spires
President/CEO
ASE Certified Technician

James is an ASE Certified mechanic with over 30 years of experience, is a U.S. Veteran and pursued his mechanical career in the Army.

James’ wife and family are what inspire him to continue to grow and build the O.T.R.A. Empire. 

  What James loves about his job is that being the owner; he is able to make decisions that make everyone’s life a little better every day.

James’ feeling of accomplishment is a job well done and an Idea becoming a reality.

We truly appreciate his Sacrifice, Dedication, and Service to our Country.


James A Spires III
Professional Truck Driver

James has been driving a truck for a little over two years. James had been a forklift operator for companies like Walmart and Walgreen Distribution Centers for the past eight years.

James has always been passionate about the arts and has loved being in character. He can do several voices and sing. In fact, he auditioned for American Idol but they were not ready for him.

James realized the entertainment industry was a difficult industry to get into and started focusing on his father’s company.

James went to truck driving school and earned his CDL. He really enjoys being on the road and seeing the beautiful world God has created.



Malesia Spires
CFO / Bookkeeper

Malesia has been in the transportation industry since 2003 with over 17 years of experience.

Malesia’s family and her O.T.R.A. TEAM inspire her to be the best she can be. They give her the drive to face any obstacle or challenges. Her husband and partner are her strength and rock, and together she feels they are building a Legacy.

Malesia enjoys the many challenges of her job because it is so diverse. She is always learning something new which keeps her engaged. Malesia is also working on her first Children’s book for a series, hopefully to be published before the end of 2020.

Malesia gets a feeling of accomplishment from the positive feedback she gets from the AMAZING CUSTOMERS! This lets her know that O.T.R.A. is on the right track.


Dustin Spires
Service Writer/Parts Specialist
Maintenance and Safety

Dustin has followed his father’s footsteps joining the army right out of High School.

Dustin was a welder and a tech in his ranks as well as worked on inventory and safety.

Dustin has a great sense of leadership and is constantly learning the industry. Dustin always jumps in and helps where needed.

Dustin makes a great addition to our team and hopes to one day own his own woodworking business.



Eulas Votaw
Service Tech / Welder

Eulas has been a metal fabricator for many years, as well as concrete and construction. You name it, He’s done it.

Eulas has done tire work and PM’s and is looking to pursue his knowledge in the trucking industry to become ASE Certified to allow him more money and more freedom.

Eulas really enjoys the new challenges he faces day to day, you never know what you will learn next. 

Eulas feels super accomplished when he is able to figure out something no one else can. 


James “Chris” Cheek
Service Tech

Chris has been working on diesels on and off for about 35 years.

Chris’ greatest inspiration has always been his father, Benny

Chris loves his job at O.T.R.A. “The people and the atmosphere are what keep me coming to work each day.” he says.

Chris loves the feeling of figuring out things no one else can, that gives him a feeling of accomplishment.



Freddie Spires
Tire Tech / Tech Helper

Freddie has been in the trucking industry as a tire man for several years.

Freddie’s inspiration is to continue on with his dream of one day rebuilding his tire business.

Freddie likes the feeling of getting the job done in a timely fashion and making the customer happy. 

Freddie gets the feeling of accomplishment when he knows his work is done right. 


Vicki Walden
Service Writer/Parts Specialist
Customer Service

Vicki is new to the Industry and has been in payroll processing for over 20 years. Vicki loves to experience and learn new things and will be a great asset in the Service Writing & Customer Service Department.

Vicki’s inspiration is her friends and family. They are what pushes her to be the best version of herself.

What Vicki loves about her job, she is that she is able to help the customer make sound decisions to make the roads a safer place.

Vicki’s feels most accomplished when she does her job correctly while leaving the customer with a smile and developing a rapport for repeat business.