People News: IntelliTrans, GATX, Port NOLA, STV

IntelliTrans hires Jim Bell as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Also, GATX Corporation (GATX) announces a transition plan for Vice President – Government and Industry Affairs at Rail North America; the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) appoints Ronald Wendel Jr. as Acting President and CEO of Port NOLA and Acting CEO of New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB); and STV promotes Philip Hanegraaf to Senior Vice President and Patricia Macchi to Vice President.

Pictured, left to right: Alex Denis, North County Transit District (NCTD Photograph); Nabanita Nag, Norfolk Southern (NS Photograph), Angel Martinez, STV (STV Photograph); Thomas J. McGuinness, STV (STV Photograph); and Andy Klinck, U.S. Rail & Logistics (USRL Photograph).

People News: NCTD, NS, STV, USRL

California’s North County Transit District (NCTD) appoints Alex Denis as Chief Procurement Officer. Also, Norfolk Southern’s (NS) Nabanita Nag earns a corporate counsel award; professional services firm STV recruits Angel Martinez and Thomas J. McGuinness to oversee transportation infrastructure projects in the Northeast; and U.S. Rail & Logistics (USRL) taps Andy Klinck as Senior Vice President of Operations.

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TriMet Taps STV to Lead Light Rail Systems Upgrades

STV announced May 6 that it has signed a contract with the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) to spearhead the replacement of 12 traction power substations along the agency’s Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) Blue Line.

Patrick Warren, Rail Safety Director, NTSB (left); and Mike Budinski, Deputy Director of Research and Engineering, NTSB (right).
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People News: NTSB, STV

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) names Patrick Warren as Rail Safety Director and Mike Budinski as Deputy Director of Research and Engineering. Also, STV elevates Kristen Van Gilst to Chief of Staff; Judy Jones joins the firm as Senior Vice President of Strategic Sales; and Eugene (Gene) Kim joins the firm’s Transportation West group as Senior Vice President and California Area Manager.

Quentin Schulte, President, Northern Lines Railway, an Anacostia Rail Holdings subsidiary (left); and Chris Statham, Chief Financial Officer, STV.
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People News: NLR, STV

Anacostia Rail Holdings (ARH) elevates Quentin Schulte to President, Northern Lines Railway (NLR). Also, professional services firm STV appoints Chris Statham as Chief Financial Officer.

From Left to Right: Brenton A. MacDonald, Vice President and COO, SNR; Claire Brinkley, Vice President and Strategic Growth Director, STV; Anthony Pontone, civil/railway engineer, Hanson Professional Services Inc.; and Ryan Miller, Executive Director of Mechanical Operations, Wells Fargo Rail.
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People News: SNR, STV, Hanson, Wells Fargo Rail

Sierra Northern Railway (SNR) elevates Brenton A. MacDonald to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Also, Claire Brinkley joins STV as Vice President and Strategic Growth Director for the firm’s transportation South/Central group; Anthony Pontone joins Hanson Professional Service Inc.’s Chicago regional office as a civil/railway engineer; and Ryan Miller joins Wells Fargo Rail as Executive Director of Mechanical Operations.

Pictured, left to right: Ray Verrelle, HNTB; Scot Sibert, STV; Tracy Marks, TransCore; and Whitt Hall, TransCore.
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People News: Mullins Law Group, HNTB, STV, TransCore

Transportation industry attorney William “Bill” Mullins launches Mullins Law Group PLLC, based in Washington, D.C. Also, Ray Verrelle joins HNTB as Senior Project Director and Vice President, supporting the firm’s transit and rail practice; STV appoints Scot Sibert as Vice President, South/Central Transit Director; and TransCore, a subsidiary of ST Engineering, elevates Whitt Hall to President and CEO and Clint Holley to Chief Operating Officer.

From Left to Right: Robert Orlin, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, STV; Clint Herrera, Director of Engineering Design, POLB; and Khristina Jason, Director of Human Resources, POLB.
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People News: STV, SANDAG, POLB, Sound Transit

STV hires Robert Orlin as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. Also, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Board of Directors appoints Deputy CEO Coleen Clementson to Interim CEO; the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approves the appointments of new directors for the Port of Long Beach’s (POLB) Human Resources and Engineering Design divisions; and Sound Transit’s CEO Julie Timm announces resignation.