Economic Development Contacts

Open each contact by clicking the plus sign.

Akron Barberton Cluster Railway:

Jeff Sunderland
Assistant Vice President Business Development
Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company
100 East First Street, Brewster, Ohio 44613
Phone: (330) 767-7286
jsunder@wlerwy.com
www.wlerwy.com

Ann Arbor:

Kenneth Morgan, Asst. General Manager
4058 Chrysler Dr.
Toledo, OH 43608
(419) 726-4181
kenneth.morgan@watco.com

Peggy Emeis, Sales Manager
(386) 288-6041
peggy.emeis@watco.com
www.watco.com

Ashland Railway:

Steve Nielsen
Sr. Director, Marketing & Sales
Ashland Railway, Inc.
Phone: (215) 962-4866
snielsen@asrwy.com

Canadian National:

Scott Anderson, Manager
Business Development & Real Estate
Economic Development
17641 S. Ashland Ave.
Homewood, IL 60430
Phone: (708) 332-4705
Fax: (708) 332-3514
scott.anderson@cn.ca

Camp Chase Railway:

Brendan C. Keener
Manager – Business Development and Government Affairs
Midwest and Bluegrass Rail
10100 Ambassador Drive, Suite 105
Kansas City, MO 64153
Mobile: (330) 406-7267
Office: (816) 519-1285
b.keener@mbrail.com

Central Railroad of Indiana:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

Chicago Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

Cleveland and Cuyahoga Railway, LLC:

Mr. Doug Ernstes
Vice President, Regional Sales
Omnitrax, Inc.
Phone: (513) 882-6988
dernstes@omnitrax.com

Cleveland Port Railway:

Mr. Doug Ernstes
Vice President, Regional Sales
Omnitrax, Inc.
Phone: (513) 882-6988
dernstes@omnitrax.com

Columbus & Ohio River Railroad:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

CSX Transportation:

Adam Hess
Industrial Development Manager
31 East Georgia St., Ste. 300
Indianapolis, IN 46024
Phone: (317) 267-4981
Mobile: (720) 270-4470
adam_hess@csx.com
csx.com

Indiana & Ohio Railway:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

Kanawha River Railroad:

Kenneth Morgan, Asst. General Manager

4058 Chrysler Dr.
Toledo, OH 43608
(419) 726-4181
kenneth.morgan@watco.com

Peggy Emeis, Sales Manager
(386) 288-6041
peggy.emeis@watco.com
www.watco.com

Katahdin Rail Services:

Ms. Gaynor Ryan
c/o Katahdin Railcar Services
700 Main Street, Suite 3
Bangor, Maine 04401
Mobile: (207) 745-6077
Office: (207) 907-4526
Fax: (207) 943-4989
Gaynor.ryan@krsrail.com

Mahoning Valley Railway:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

Napoleon, Defiance and Western:

Jodi Heath
Director of Business Development
Mobile: (260) 437-6202
Fax: (989) 720-4506
jheath@pioneer-railcorp.com

Newburgh and South Shore Railroad, LLC:

Mr. Doug Ernstes
Vice President, Regional Sales
Omnitrax, Inc.
Phone: (513) 882-6988
dernstes@omnitrax.com

Norfolk Southern Corporation:

Dayne E. Tate
Industrial Development Manager
9229 Delegates Row, Ste. 260
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: (317) 819-7672
dayne.tate@nscorp.com

Northern Ohio & Western Railway, LLC:

Mr. Doug Ernstes
Vice President, Regional Sales
Omnitrax, Inc.
Phone: (513) 882-6988
dernstes@omnitrax.com

Ohio Central Railroad:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

Ohio Southern Railroad:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

R.J. Corman Cleveland Line:

John Gogniat
Director of Commercial Development-RJCP, RJCN, RJCL, RJCW, RJAL
R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC
401 Enterprise Drive
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Mobile: (412) 600-2209
John.Gogniat@rjcorman.com

R.J. Corman Western Ohio Line:

John Gogniat
Director of Commercial Development-RJCP, RJCN, RJCL, RJCW, RJAL
R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC
401 Enterprise Drive
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Mobile: (412) 600-2209
John.Gogniat@rjcorman.com

Warren & Trumbull Railroad:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway:

Jeff Sunderland
Assistant Vice President Business Development
Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company
100 East First Street, Brewster, Ohio 44613
Phone: (330) 767-7286
jsunder@wlerwy.com
www.wlerwy.com

Youngstown & Austintown Railroad:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

Youngstown Belt Railroad:

Leila Ford
VP of Sales & Marketing
4349 Easton Way
Suite 110
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 479-1671
Leila.Ford@gwrr.com
www.gwrr.com

Youngstown and Southeastern:

Brendan C. Keener
Manager – Business Development and Government Affairs
Midwest and Bluegrass Rail
10100 Ambassador Drive, Suite 105
Kansas City, MO 64153
Mobile: (330) 406-7267
Office: (816) 519-1285
b.keener@mbrail.com

Get In Touch With Us

172 East State St., Ste 300, Columbus, Ohio 43215