RailPros announced April 25 the appointment of Marco Loureiro as Chief Operating Officer (COO), based in the company's corporate headquarters.
“I am thrilled to welcome Marco to the team,” said RailPros CEO Kendall Koff. “RailPros and our growing team will benefit from Marco’s expertise as we make strategic, growth-minded decisions for the company. His dedication to staff development and operational health will enable us to continue to provide our employees and clients with exceptional service.”
Loureiro is a recognized leader in architecture and engineering with more than two decades of experience in progressively more responsible roles. He is a skilled executive and team builder with experience in both rail and transit projects.
Loureiro holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, a master’s degree in structural engineering, and an MBA in business administration. Loureiro will oversee RailPros’ operations and provide strategic guidance and direction for ongoing endeavors as COO. He will continue to drive growth and progress while cultivating a culture of employee development, collaboration, and leadership, a release said.
“I chose to join Team RailPros because their values align with my own: a dedication to collaboration, growth, customer satisfaction, and responsible business practices,” Loureiro said. “By working together to adapt to industry changes, solve complex problems, and make a positive impact on our communities and the environment, we can create a workplace that is not only successful, but fulfilling and meaningful for all involved.”
RailPros provides services to railroads, transit agencies, and rail-related businesses across North America and is experiencing unprecedented growth, the company said. Following Chief People Officer Daniel Carter and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Vines, Loureiro is the company’s third executive hire in the last year.