Hello and welcome to SMP TRUCKING LLC.
We are a small, family owned and ran trucking company located in the small town of Johnstown, PA. The owners Shawn and Sheila Petrovcic were both born and raised. They were raised with good core values. Values that include honesty, respect, integrity, and innovation.
Shawn was born and raised in Davidsville, PA a small country town on the out skirts of Johnstown, PA. Shawn’s father was a steel worker and millwright at Bethlehem Steel. Shawn’s mother was an RN at Mercy Hospital. Shawn is a graduate of Johnstown area Vocational school where he studied residential electricity and was a member of the Air Force ROTC program. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force but failed his physical due to a head injury in is senior year. He worked as a welder for Freight Car America till 2000 when he went to truck driving school. Working his way up from a company driver to an Owner Operator leasing on to several different companies. He started SMP Trucking in 2013 and still drives himself today.
Sheila was born and raised Richland, PA a suburb of Johnstown, PA. Sheila was raised with her brother by a single mother who went to college late in life and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh. She worked at a local bank and worked her way up to VP before retiring. Sheila learned that living in a house without a father she would need to step up and work harder at school and home. Instilled with work and family values, she graduated from Richland High School. She started at the University of Pittsburgh in the fall after graduation. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude, with a B.S. of Computer Science. She is presently employed by M&T Bank and helps run the back office at SMP Trucking.
Shawn and Sheila have been together long before SMP Trucking was even thought of. When they are not working, they can be found riding their Harley with good friends or just sitting around relaxing on the couch. They also donate time and money to MDA, local AYSO, Highschool band and cheerleaders.