Harold Boyett is president and CEO of Blue Streak Couriers. Harold began his career in transportation at the age of 18, working part time at UPS while attending college. He graduated from the University of North Florida in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree, double majoring in the fields of management and marketing. While working full time at UPS, he continued his education and obtained his master’s degree from UNF in 1998. Harold’s 20-year career at UPS encompassed operational and business development responsibilities where he rose to the level of Southeast Region Sales Training Manager. 

Harold left UPS in 2005 to follow his dream of business ownership and purchased Blue Streak. The company has grown and expanded under his leadership and operates throughout Florida and Georgia as well as portions of several other states. Blue Streak is a member of the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association, Express Carriers Association, and Florida Messenger Association, where he served as president and served on the board of directors. 

Several awards are testament to the success of the company. Blue Streak was included on Jacksonville Business Journal’s list of the 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies for several years in a row. In addition, Blue Streak was a recipient of GrowFL’s Florida Companies to Watch award in its inaugural year. Blue Streak is currently featured on the U.S. Small Business Administration website as one of 100 small businesses that have hired at least 100 people since first obtaining assistance from the Small Business Development Center. In 2006, Harold was named as one of Jacksonville’s Top 40 Under 40 by the Jacksonville Business Journal.

Blue Streak supports several charities, including Dreams Come True, American Heart Association, and The Pulse, an organization targeting underprivileged, at-risk children. Harold is a frequent guest speaker in entrepreneurship classes held at UNF’s Coggin College of Business, telling aspiring entrepreneurs about the opportunities, challenges, and rewards he has experienced. He has also served as chairman of the advisory council for the Small Business Development Center at UNF. In 2012, Mr. Boyett participated as a panelist at the Small-Business Leadership Forum, sponsored by Jeff Atwater, CFO for the state of Florida.