September 14, 2016
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC Announces Appointment of New Board of Directors Member, Greg Fox
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC appointed longtime railroad executive, Greg Fox, to serve on the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Fox retired from his position as the Executive Vice President of Operations at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in August, a position in which he served for six years.
“I am excited for this new opportunity,” Fox said. “R. J. Corman is one of the most recognized railroad service providers in the industry and I am confident that there are great accomplishments still to come. They have a talented team of executive officers and I look forward to working alongside them to continue the company’s growth and success.”
Fox’s thirty year tenure with BNSF began in 1984 when he entered the corporate management trainee program in Fort Worth, Texas. In the years following, he received several promotions and was given increased responsibility within the company. His impressive resume includes positions such as Assistant Vice President Information Systems, Vice President eBusiness, Vice President Technology Services, Chief Information Officer, Vice President of Engineering and Vice President of Transportation.
As the Executive Vice President of Operations, Greg was responsible for overseeing the organizational operations of 32,500 miles of track. This role required him to be knowledgeable about many facets of the railroad industry, including: track engineering, environmental impact, mechanics, transportation, safety, service design and resource protection. While serving in this position, he implemented a positive change in safety culture and made innumerable improvements throughout the company.
“We are both proud and fortunate to welcome Mr. Fox to our team,” member of the R. J. Corman Board of Trustees, John Morris, stated. “His expertise in the rail industry, proven leadership and past experience will positively impact the R. J. Corman family of companies. I look forward to working with Greg to continue upholding our vision of being the best service provider in the industry.”
Altogether, R. J. Corman Railroad Group employs more than 1,600 people in 24 states. R. J. Corman companies provide a myriad of services to the railroad industry such as: short line railroad operations, industrial railcar switching, emergency response, track material distribution, track construction, signal design and construction, railroad worker training and building eco-friendly locomotives.