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172 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ENTREPRENEURS After earning a degree in accounting from Karachay-Cherkess State University in his native Russia in 2006, Ruslan Shamanov immigrated to the United States. He began working in the construction industry to pay for his college tuition, working simultaneously in various truck-driving capacities while studying English as a second language and accounting at a community college in New Jersey. Upon receiving his Class A commercial driver’s license, he steadily rose through the ranks, and eventually purchased his own truck. After serving as a truck driver for several years, Mr. Shamanov founded Kavkaz Express in 2014, his own trucking company located in Denver, Colorado. Although his career as an entrepreneur is just beginning, with six years of business experience to his credit, he owns more than 400 trucks nationwide and is recognized as one of the biggest companies in the market. He attributes his success to his dedication to his work, his diligent work ethic, and his honesty with his employees and clients. Alongside his primary endeavors, Mr. Shamanov has also contributed locally to his community in myriad roles. He has donated several meals in Illinois and Colorado for health care workers, police departments, City Hall employees and other truck drivers. Likewise, he has volunteered with local hospitals for children with cancer and hosted a charity with his fellow drivers in 2019. When asked of advice he would give to aspiring professionals, Mr. Shamanov emphasizes that anyone can achieve their goals if they dedicate themselves to their work, keep moving forward and strive to achieve their dreams. Looking toward the future, he intends to experience the continued growth and success of his career. Notably, he would like to be seen at the peak at the logistics industry and be included in Forbes Magazine. For more information, please visit RUSLAN SHAMANOV CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Kavkaz Express Denver, CO