February 20, 2019
OmniTRAX Adds Prominent Industry Leaders to Board
DENVER - OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held rail and transportation service companies in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, elected Cameron Scott and David Garin to its Board of Directors. Scott's addition coincides with his retirement as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Union Pacific February 28, 2019 and Garin's service follows an extensive career that culminated in his most recent role as Group Vice President, Industrial Products at BNSF. The newly elected directors add the desired depth and diversity of strategic operational insights from short line sales, financial structuring and collaborative relationships with each Class 1 railroad's short line partners.
"Cam and Dave have an outstanding amount of knowledge and experience between them and we are very fortunate to have them join our board. Their expertise will help guide the growth of our logistics solution offerings and service network, and drive the expansion of the OmniTRAX customer base," said Kevin Shuba, CEO of OmniTRAX.
Cameron Scott was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Union Pacific in 2014. In that role, he was responsible for train operations throughout 23 western states, including management and maintenance of locomotives, rail cars, tracks, train dispatching and crew calling. He was previously vice president - Network Planning & Operations (NPO), responsible for directing the railroad's service design and evaluation, transportation planning, network and capital planning, network development and joint facilities activities. Prior to his appointment to NPO, he held the position of regional vice president - Western Region.
Scott graduated from Arizona State University with a BA in Business Management and earned his MBA from the University of Texas. He also completed the Executive Management Program at Stanford University.
David Garin was appointed Group Vice President, Industrial Products at BNSF in 1999, with sales and marketing responsibilities for the $6.0 billion carload segment including chemicals, crude oil and petroleum products, building products, construction products, beverages, perishables and canned goods. He began his career in the railroad industry in 1983 in St. Paul, Minn., and relocated to Fort Worth in 1992. Garin has held a variety of leadership positions in audit, corporate accounting, financial reporting, strategic planning, and marketing and sales.
Garin holds a BA in finance and accounting from Augsburg College and graduated from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He has served as a National Trustee of the Boys & Girls Club of America, an executive board member and past president of the National Freight Transportation Association and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers.
About OmniTRAX, Inc.
As one of North America's largest private railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX's core capabilities range from providing management services to railroad and port services and to intermodal and industrial switching operations. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX. More information is available at www.omnitrax.com.
About The Broe Group
Based in Denver, The Broe Group and its affiliates form a privately-owned, multi-billion dollar real estate, transportation, energy and investment organization with assets owned and managed across North America. Together, Broe managed companies employ more than 1,000 people and provide employment for thousands of others through operations such as its Great Western Industrial Park in Northern Colorado. Its transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, Inc., is one of North America's largest private railroad and transportation management companies specializing in: management services, railroad and port services, intermodal solutions and industrial switching operations. Its energy affiliates include Great Western Oil & Gas Company, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin. Broe Real Estate Group acquires, develops and manages office and industrial properties, medical office buildings and multi-family communities across the country, including premier assets in many of the most desirable markets. The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups. For more information, visit broe.com.
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