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INDIVIDUAL RAILROAD COMPANY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONTACTS

INDIVIDUAL RAILROAD COMPANY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONTACTS

Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Co.
Chris Bagwell, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
cbagwell@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

Amtrak                                                                Derrick James, Director Government Affairs-Central                                                                  Chicago Union Station                                              500 W Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60661                    (p) 312.544.5118 (f) 202.799.6326

Ann Arbor Railroad 
Kenneth Monroe, General Manager
4058 Chrysler Dr.
Toledo, OH 43608
(p) 419.726.4181 (f) 419.726.2250
kenneth.morgan@watco.com

Peggy Emeis, Sales                                                      (p) 386.288.6041                        peggy.emeis@watco.com 
watco.com

Canadian Pacific Railway 
Arielle Giordano, Director
Federal & State Government Affairs
1341 G Street NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
(p) 202.585.0250 
arielle_giordano@cpr.ca
cpr.ca

Charlotte Southern Railroad Co. 
Chris Bagwell, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
cbagwell@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

CN 
Scott Anderson                                                  Manager Business Development & Economic Development
17641 S. Ashland Ave.
Homewood, IL 60430
(p) 708.332.4705 
scott.anderson@cn.ca                  

Conrail 
Jocelyn Gabrynowicz Hill
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Two Logan Square
100 North 18th Street, Suite 825              Philadelphia, PA 19103                                                (p) 215.209.5019 (p) 856.231.2065                          (p) 609.760.5906                        jocelyn.hill@conrail.com
conrail.com

CSX Transportation
Adam Hess, Industrial Development Manager
31 East Georgia St., Ste. 300
Indianapolis, IN 46024
(p) 317.267.4981  (c) 720.270.4470
adam_hess@csx.com
csx.com    

Detroit Connecting Railroad Co                Chris Bagwell, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
cbagwell@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad
John Larkin, President
One Larkin Plaza
P.O. Box 217
Wells MI 49894
(p) 906.786.3464
wells1@eslrr.com
elsrr.com

Grand Elk Railroad
Chadd Thimesch, General Manager
75 Mills Street Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(p) 316.775.8009 
cthimesch@watco.com

Peggy Emeis, Sales
(p) 386.288.6041                        peggy.emeis@watco.com 
watco.com

Grand Rapids Eastern Railroad
Sarah Pawlanta, Sales & Marketing Manager
Northern Region Railroads                                  3670 North Euclid Ave. Bay City MI 48706
(p) 989.293.7803
sarah.pawlanta@gwrr.com 
gwrr.com

Great Lakes Central Railroad
Mark Nagy, VP of Marketing
P.O. Box 550
Owosso, MI 48867
(p) 989.725.6644 ext 6110
managy@glcrailroad.com
glcrailroad.com

Huron & Eastern Railway
Sarah Pawlanta, Sales & Marketing Manager
Northern Region Railroads
3670 North Euclid Ave. Bay City MI 48706
(p) 989.293.7803
sarah.pawlanta@gwrr.com
gwrr.com                     

Indiana Northeastern Railroad                        Gale Shultz, President                                                PO Box 123 South Milford, IN 46786                    (p) 260.351.3000                                        geshultz@ligtel.com                                inerailroad.com

Indiana & Ohio Railway
Sarah Pawlanta, Sales & Marketing Manager            Northern Region Railroads                                    3670 North Euclid Ave. Bay City MI 48706
(p) 989.293.7803
sarah.pawlanta@gwrr.com 
gwrr.com

Jackson & Lansing Railroad Co.
Chris Bagwell, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
cbagwell@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com  

Lake State Railway 
Shasta Duffey, VP Sales & Marketing
750 N. Washington Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48607
(c) 269.753.4957 (f) 989.757.2134
duffeys@lsrc.com
lsrc.com

Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad 
Brian Halvorson, Area Manager
P.O. Box 2000
Ishpeming, MI 48949
(p) 906.475.9693 (f) 906.250.8183
brian.halvorson@clevelandcliffs.com
clevelandcliffs.com

Lapeer Industrial Railroad 
Chris Bagwell, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
cbagwell@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

Marquette Rail LCC 
Sarah Pawlanta, Sales & Marketing Manager
Northern Region Railroads                                    3670 North Euclid Ave. Bay City MI 48706
(p) 989.293.7803
sarah.pawlanta@gwrr.com                            gwrr.com

Michigan Shore Railroad
Sarah Pawlanta, Sales & Marketing Manager
Northern Region Railroads                                   3670 North Euclid Ave. Bay City MI 48706
(p) 989.293.7803                                        sarah.pawlanta@gwrr.com                            gwrr.com

Michigan Southern Railroad                        Jodi Heath
Director of Business Development
(p) 260.222.7706
jheath@pioneerlines.com                pioneerlines.com

Mid-Michigan Railroad 
Sarah Pawlanta, Sales & Marketing Manager
Northern Region Railroads                                    3670 North Euclid Ave. Bay City MI 48706
(p) 989.293.7803
sarah.pawlanta@gwrr.com                            gwrr.com

Mineral Range,  Inc.                                    Clinton Jones Jr., President                                    P.O. Box 386 Ishpeming, MI 49849                        (p) 906.360.6849                  cjones@mineralrange.us

Norfolk Southern Corporation 
Dayne E. Tate, Industrial Development Manager
9229 Delegates Row, Ste. 260
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(p) 317.819.7672
dayne.tate@nscorp.com

Andrew Kwortek, Sr. Field Sales Manager                (p) 313.434.1999                                          andrew.kwortek@nscorp.com                  nscorp.com

West Michigan Railroad Co.                         Mike Hnatiuk, Marketing                                          P.O Box 885 Saugatuck, MI 49453                          (p) 989.615.1037                            wmrcorp@hotmail.com

Adrian & Blissfield Rail Road Co.
Mark W. Dobronski, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
mdobronski@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

Ann Arbor Railroad 
John Vance, General Manager
4058 Chrysler Dr.
Toledo, OH 43608
(p) 419.726.4181 (f) 419.726.2250
jvance@watcocompanies.com

Eric M. Thurlow, Marketing Manager
(c) 313.590.0489
ethurlow@watcocompanies.com
watcocompanies.com

Canadian Pacific Railway 
Arielle Giordano, Director
Federal & State Government Affairs
1341 G Street NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
(p) 202.585.0250 
arielle_giordano@cpr.ca
cpr.ca

Charlotte Southern Railroad Co. 
Mark W. Dobronski, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
mdobronski@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

CN 
Scott Anderson, Manager
Business Development & Real Estate
Economic Development
17641 S. Ashland Ave.
Homewood, IL 60430
(p) 708.332.4705 (f) 708.332.3514
scott.anderson@cn.ca
cn.ca

Conrail 
Jocelyn Hill
Director – Public Affairs & Deputy General Counsel
1717 Arch St., Suite 1310
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(p) 215.209.5019
jocelyn.hill@conrail.com
conrail.com

CSX Transportation
Adam Hess, Industrial Development Manager
31 East Georgia St., Ste. 300
Indianapolis, IN 46024
(p) 317.267.4981  (c) 720.270.4470
adam_hess@csx.com
csx.com

Detroit Connecting Railroad Co.
Mark W. Dobronski, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
mdobronski@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

Escanaba & Lake Superior Railroad
Thomas J. Klimek
Vice President Marketing
P.O. Box 85
Green Bay, WI 54305
(p) 920.841.5062
elsklimek@gmail.com
elsrr.com

Grand Elk Railroad
Chadd Thimesch, General Manager
75 Mills Street Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(p) 316.775.8009 (f) 269.343.4219
cthimesch@watcocompanies.com

Kirk Small, Commercial Manager
 (p) 757.632.5787 
kirk.small@watcocompanies.com 
watcocompanies.com

Grand Rapids Eastern Railroad
Mark Darrow, Sales & Marketing Manager
2715 Wayne Trace, Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(p) 260.267.9346 (c) 260.415.0846
mark.darrow@gwrr.com
gwrr.com

Great Lakes Central Railroad
Mark Nagy, VP of Marketing
P.O. Box 550
Owosso, MI 48867
(p) 989.725.6644 ext 6110
managy@glcrailroad.com
glcrailroad.com

Huron & Eastern Railway
Sarah Pawlanta, Sales & Marketing Manager
101 Enterprise Drive
Vassar, MI 48768
(p) 989.797.5145
sarah.pawlanta@gwrr.com
gwrr.com

Indiana & Ohio Railway
Bill Henderson, Asst. VP Marketing & Sales
2856 Cypress Way, Cincinnati, OH 45212
(p) 859.940.9513
gwrr.com

Jackson & Lansing Railroad Co.
Mark W. Dobronski, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
mdobronski@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

Lake State Railway 
Shasta Duffey, VP Sales & Marketing
750 N. Washington Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48607
(c) 269.753.4957 (f) 989.757.2134
duffeys@lsrc.com
lsrc.com

Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad 
Brian Halvorson, Area Manager
P.O. Box 2000
Ishpeming, MI 48949
(p) 906.475.9693 (f) 906.250.8183
brian.halvorson@cliffsnr.com
cliffsnr.com

Lapeer Industrial Railroad 
Mark W. Dobronski, President
38235 N. Executive Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
(p) 734.641.2300 (f) 734.641.2323
mdobronski@abrailroad.com
abrailroad.com

Marquette Rail LCC 
Mark Darrow, Sales & Marketing Manager
2715 Wayne Trace
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(p) 260.267.9346 (c) 260.415.0846
mark.darrow@gwrr.com
gwrr.com

Michigan Shore Railroad
Mark Darrow, Sales & Marketing Manager
2715 Wayne TraceFort
Wayne, IN 46803
(p) 260.267.9346 (c) 260.415.0846
mark.darrow@gwrr.com
gwrr.com

Mid-Michigan Railroad 
Sarah Pawlanta, Sales & Marketing Manager
101 Enterprise Dr.
Vassar, MI 48768
(p) 989.797.5145
sarah.pawlanta@gwrr.com
gwrr.com

Norfolk Southern Corporation 
Dayne E. Tate, Industrial Development Manager
9229 Delegates Row, Ste. 260
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(p) 317.819.7672
dayne.tate@nscorp.com

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