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Printer-Friendly Winner Profile - Paul Butkowski


FedEx Freight
Minnesota - 1st place 3-Axle
FedEx Ace
Best Written Exam
Best Pre-Trip Inspection


Paul captured his sixth Minnesota state title and also earned the best scores for the written exam and pre-trip inspection. A member of the elite FedEx Aces team and a professional driver for 24 years – 16 of them with FedEx Freight based in St. Cloud – he has surpassed 1.6 million safe-driving miles by always paying attention and limiting his distractions. Paul, a past Minnesota Driver of the Month who has been honored with the FedEx Freight President's Safety Team award, says that being a truck driver is all he ever wanted to do. Away from the wheel of a truck, he enjoys watching his daughters play volleyball. He and his wife Kelly have two daughters, Brooke and Tara, and reside in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.