JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Rail Company LLC ("Patriot"), a leading operator of short line and regional freight railroads, today announced the addition of Bill Broyles as Senior Vice President, Business Development.
Broyles brings over 40 years of experience in the rail industry to his new position with Patriot. His experience spans the areas of general rail operations, mechanical, engineering, traffic management, customer solutions, freight claims, labor relations, and risk management.
Immediately previous to Patriot, Broyles was the President and co-founder of Foster Townsend Rail Logistics, Inc. (FTRL Railway), a rail services company that provides rail switching and rail management, mobile railcar repairs, and rail consulting. Prior to FTRL Railway, he worked and served as President of the Terminal Railroad Association (TRRA). Broyles' role at the TRRA allowed him to expand revenue year over year while maintaining an extremely low operating ratio and excellent safety record. Previous to TRRA, he spent several decades with the Norfolk Southern Railway.
"We are delighted to have Bill as part of our team, and will be drawing on his business development expertise and extensive knowledge of the rail industry to plan and accomplish our key strategic goals," Patriot Rail President and CEO, John E. Fenton said.
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Maureen A. Donnelly
Assistant Vice President, Administration
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