Johnie Karr

Sales Manager

Panama-born Johnie Karr grew up in Overland Park, KS, and lucky for us, decided to join our team at Metro Courier in our Wichita office. Johnie has a vast experience in sales and sales management, making it his life-long career. At Metro, Johnie leads our sales department, promoting our organization and making sure we are meeting our sales goals, among many other things. An avid golfer, Johnie enjoys to spend his free time at the course, doing yard work or outside activities, and spending time with his wife and four daughters.

What would be the most surprising scientific discovery imaginable?

A time machine.

Perfect night off:

Rest and relaxation watching the Chiefs play football.

Scariest thing you’ve ever done:

While learning to fly and putting the airplane in a spin for the first time.

Do you have a life motto you live by?

Comes from a quote by Christopher Columbus, “you can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?

Get up and step forward every time you may stumble or fall.

Fun fact about yourself:

I have traveled the world but never have been to the continent of Africa.

What’s the most interesting thing you’ve seen or delivered at Metro?

Frozen animal heads for rabies testing.

Working for Metro is…

a spectacular adventure!