President and General Manager
Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad
Interim President and General Manager Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad (MNAR).
Accountable for the profit and loss of a large short-line-railroad with >$20 million in revenue and 525 miles of track. Responsibilities included, safety, daily operations, budgeting, capitol planning, customer relations, business development, and monthly financial reporting.
Developed a business plan to return the business to profitability by investing capital to reduce the escalating labor costs below traditional labor cost levels.
Responsible for rebuilding of four+ miles of the right-of-way after two major floods which required analyzing the extent of damage, cost of repair, daily impact of loss of revenue and available resources then developing the most cost efficient repair.
Successfully oversaw the integration of a new million dollar account. The integration included service schedule design, negotiations with customers and other railroads on schedules and prices, and a $800,000 capital rehabilitation of ten miles of right of way