Evansville-based Atlas World Group Inc. has named Joe Stackhouse president and chief operating officer of its Atlas Van Lines unit. He joins the company following a lengthy career in telecommunications and energy management, most recently serving as president and COO of American Utility Management in Chicago.

Stackhouse holds an impeccable record improving service quality and operating performance throughout his career by executing on customer focused strategies. He has held senior leadership positions with AUM, TCI, AT&T, Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications.

He has served on a variety of boards including the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, City Year Chicago and Denver Chamber of Commerce. Stackhouse received his B.S. degree from Colorado State University.