DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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.