Stan Wlotko Retires From Patriot Rail Corp

Oct 26, 2012, 15:42 ET from Patriot Rail Corp.

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Rail Corp. ("Patriot"), a leading operator of short line and regional freight railroads, today announced the retirement of SVP and Chief Commercial Officer Stan Wlotko effective January 1, 2013. Wlotko had principal responsibility for the Company's sales and marketing efforts. He will assist in the transition of his responsibilities over the next two months.

Patriot President & CEO John Fenton, commenting on Wlotko's retirement, said: "Stan's notable 40-year rail career has been diverse and distinguished. We wish him the best as he enjoys time with his family and friends. We are grateful for his contributions to Patriot and the entire rail industry."

Wlotko's extensive rail career includes senior management roles at Penn Central, Conrail, Denver & Rio Grande Western, Southern Pacific, Union Pacific, RailAmerica, and Patriot.

Paul McCarthy, Patriot's VP Business Development (, will assume Patriot's sales and marketing oversight function until a permanent successor to Wlotko is named.

Patriot Rail Corp. is a leading short line and regional freight railroad holding company based in Boca Raton, Florida. Patriot Rail currently owns and operates 13 short line freight railroads comprising approximately 500 total rail miles in 13 states. For more information on Patriot Rail Corp., please visit us at

Company contact: David Rohal (904) 423-2541.


SOURCE Patriot Rail Corp.