Vast Management International

Sales: +1 888-656-8881   Fax: +1 919-800-3818

Meet The Team

Brad Johnson / President (CEO)

As CEO of Vast Management International, Brad is responsible for the management and growth of the business. Brad has a proven track record for growing sales and building a sustainable company within the supply chain industry. Brad has ten years of experience in the supply chain industry. His main focus is on managing inventory, logistics and lowering company risk. He is also responsible for increasing company sales 50% year over year while decreasing inventory 25%. Prior to Vast Management International, Brad was the CEO of the Chyten Educational Services located in North Carolina. His responsibilities consisted of strategic company expansion. Brad is an avid off-shore fisherman with interest in Marine Conservation.


Nathan Wise / OTR Sales

Nathan is originally from south-central Pennsylvania where as a youngster he loved competing at baseball, and also played basketball and volleyball. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1996, where he met many interesting people and formed lifelong friendships. He now lives in North Carolina with his wife and Saint Bernard, Emma, and two German Shepherds, Tucker and Finn. He has worked in the tire business for about a decade now and looks forward to continuing in that direction for the foreseeable future.



Mike Chaffin / COO

Mike moved to Clayton, NC from Tennessee in 2015, he came to Vast Management International with 12 years’ experience in Logistics and Supply Chain. Mike started the freight division at Vast in 2018 and he is committed to working closely with our customers to see the transportation of their product is delivered smoothly and efficiently. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling, camping, and spending time with his wife & daughter.



Dewey Hawkins / OTR Sales

Dewey also grew up in Clayton, NC. Dewey is a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and an Associate Arts Degree from Cape Fear Community College. Dewey comes to us from the sports media and energy industry. It was during his time as a life insurance agent that brought him into to the tire business. Dewey has over eight years of experience in the tire industry. He recently noticed an opportunity to join an old friend, Brad Johnson (CEO) and is excited about the direction the company is headed in.


Michelle Coughlin / Admin

Michelle has been a licensed broker for almost 18 years and has been at HomeTowne Realty for the past 11 years. Michelle enjoys assisting buyers with the purchase of their new home as well as listing homes for sale. She specializes in new construction and working with builders to select house plans, make interior and exterior selections, and market these homes to sell!  Michelle will handle the administrative duties for Vast Management International and When she’s not working, Michelle enjoys being at the beach & deep sea fishing. She has two children, ages 11 & 14 who are involved in local school athletics & the Clayton community.