Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Express Truck

Karen Tierney

FedEx Express
Rhode Island – 3-Axle Class Champion
FedEx Ace

After capturing first place in the 3-Axle class at the Rhode Island TDC, Karen is marking an impressive eighth appearance at the NTDC this year. A ramp transport driver at the Providence ramp, she has worked at FedEx Express for 34 years and has amassed an amazing 3.5 million accident-free miles in her career. She has competed in more than 20 TDCs in four different states. A resident of Blackstone, Massachusetts, Karen has two sons, Adam (25) and Josh (22). In her free time, Karen likes creating stained glass art. She also plays the bagpipes.

  • FedEx Express Driver Karen Tierney
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Express

Driver Information

Hometown: Blackstone, Mass.
Career Years Driving: 34
Years With FedEx: 34
Safe Driving Miles: 3.5 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Year Category  
1997 4-Axle  
2001 4-Axle  
2005 Straight Truck  
2007 Straight Truck  
2010 Flatbed  
2013 3-Axle  
2016 3-Axle