Expert in Railroad Accidents, Railroad Cars, Railroad Injury, Railroad Engineering, Railroad Crashes, Railroad Safety, Railroad Crossing, etc.
Expert ID: 736017 North Carolina, USA
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh - Houston
|Year: 2020||Degree: Professional Certificate||Subject: Project Management||Institution: Cornell University College of Engineering|
|Year: 2018||Degree: Professional Certificate||Subject: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt / Kaizen||Institution: Management and Strategy Institute|
|Year: 2015||Degree: Professional Certificate||Subject: Law Enforcement||Institution: United States Army School of Military Police|
|Years: 2019 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Vice President Operations North America||Department: Railway Operations||Responsibilities: Oversee operations and sales department.
-Ensure that project deadlines are met. Provide leadership and support to drive profitable sales and results in operations through analysis, design and implementation.
-Develop and implement methods and systems to control operating costs.
-Full P&L responsibilities.
-Ensure that the overall marketing and sales efforts are integrated with the Business Development, Operations and Estimating processes.
-Analyze and provide strategic recommendations to marketing and sales plans for market sectors, including concepts such as opportunity map, target accounts, forecast, sales strategies and tactics.
-Review and improve KPI and performance metrics throughout company and within client specific operations.
-Build strategic operations teams to meet client needs across North America.
-Represent company at trade shows.
-Negotiate and build contract and oversee proposals department.
-Handle all military and government contracts.
-Act as POC for FRA / NTSB and regulatory agencies.
|Years: 2018 to 2018||Employer: Railway Safety Consultants LLC||Title: Director of Operations||Department: Operations||Responsibilities: Oversee operations and training efficiency.
-Ensure that project deadlines are met.
-Update shareholders and ensure timely delivery of service.
-Develop, maintain and improve reporting as it relates to key terminal KPIs
-P&L budgeting of $10 million annually.
-Plan and implement client turnaround times for employment.
-Expand client portfolios by working with BDM through B2B outlets.
-Assess and improve metrics via scorecards.
-Oversee Sales department and maintain 99% annual client retention.
-Report company / division scorecards
-Ensure compliance with 49 Code of Federal Regulations.
|Years: 2016 to 2018||Employer: Railway Safety Consultants LLC||Title: Sr. Manager of Operations||Department: Operations / Training||Responsibilities: Lead international railway operations in performance metrics, training
standards, auditing, government compliance and contract negotiation.
-SOP writing and risk analysis IAW ISO and OSHA standards.
-Change management and restructuring for client operations.
-Attract, retain and hire talent utilizing QMS.
-P&L budgeting of $2.2 million annually.
|Years: 2015 to 2016||Employer: BNSF Railway||Title: Conductor, RCO / Yardmaster||Department: Operations TYE||Responsibilities: Managed crews at 6 different rail sites throughout Texas.
-Improved switching efficiency and operations utilizing lean methodology.
-Trained new hires during their OJT.
-Delivered customer satisfaction via on-time delivery.
-Coordinated with yardmasters to ensure the building of freight trains into federal compliance.
-Audited crews for safety and efficiency.
-Ensure that HAZMAT was properly identified and stored.
-Distribute waybills and BOL to client facilities.
-Assist with new hire training.
|Years: 2014 to 2015||Employer: Rescar||Title: Railway Safety Manager||Department: Safety||Responsibilities: -Maintained all HSE material for the regional sites.
-Generated new training material for our training managers to teach new hires.
-Spearheaded incident investigations with RCA and LPSA.
-Reduced liability for company and clients by leading the way in safety and operations development via behavioral data trending.
-Travel to new sites for new site project planning IAW company safety policy.
-Ensure that all SOP's were in compliance with regulatory affairs to include 49 CFR.
|Years: 2011 to 2014||Employer: BNSF Railway||Title: Conductor||Department: Operations||Responsibilities: Build, switch, deliver and handle trains.|
|Years: 2006 to 2014||Employer: United States Army||Title: Military Police||Department: 31B||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 2006 to 2014||Agency: United States Army||Role: Military Police||Description: Soldier|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: to 2008||Country / Region: Iraq||Summary: Military|
|Years: 2017 to Present||Country / Region: Mexico||Summary: Railway Safety|
|Years: 2017 to Present||Country / Region: Canada||Summary: Railway Safety / Operations|
|Years: 2019 to Present||Country / Region: Jamaica||Summary: Railway Safety|
|Associations / Societies|
|American Corporate Partners
United Transportation Union
|Licenses / Certifications|
|-LSSB: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt - Management and Strategy Institute 2018
-LSSC: Lean Six Sigma Champion - Management and Strategy Institute 2018
-AT-1 Transportation Security- USDOD 2014
-IS00800b: National Response Framework – FEMA 2012
-Emergency Management – FEMA 2011
-PL: Project Leadership - Cornell University College of Engineering Enrolled
|Awards / Recognition|
|Army Commendation Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Overseas Training Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Achievement of Excellence Award – RSC
Rising Star Award- RSC
Employee Safety Award – BNSF
Gold SOI Safety Audit Award - Rescar
|Expert Witness Experience|
|The Round Table Group