Schaumburg, Illinois (PRWEB) August 22, 2014
CF Rail Services, a leading railcar repair and maintenance provider, has appointed James Allen as their new President, and Sandra Pinter for their new V.P. in Finance and Accounting.
“Both James and Sandra possess strong industry experience, professional knowledge and a shared alignment to the core values that support CF Rail Services," said Jeff Walsh, Chief Operating Officer, North America. "We are looking forward to their contribution as we move into the next phase of CF Rail Service's development."
Allen has more than 15 years of experience in the railroad industry, where he has held various senior management roles at FreightCar America, Inc. and the GATX Corporation. He comes directly to CF Rail from FreightCar America, Inc. in Chicago where he served as V.P. and General Manager of Repair Operations. He brings a solid background in Total Quality Management and Lean Manufacturing, which will strengthen the company’s focus on process improvement, efficiency, safety, and enhancing the client experience. He holds a B.S. in business management and administration from University of Redlands, CA and is certified in Six Sigma, AAR Level 1 Quality Assurance, and SAP.
Pinter comes to CF Rail Services from Moxie Jean (Good Karma Clothing, Inc.). As co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, she successfully applied Lean Manufacturing techniques to streamline the operation. She also has extensive experience with GATX as Manager of Operations Finance, where she supervised the $220 million budget for North American revenue and expenses. She holds a B.S. in accounting from the University of Toledo.
About CF Rail Services: CF Rail Services is a leading railcar repair and maintenance provider, offering quality running repair and program work for railroads, private car owners and shippers in North America. CF Rail is a subsidiary of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., a 4th generation, family-held transportation asset services and management company with roots dating back to 1928. Other SFH subsidiary business units include Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., CF Asia Pacific Group PTY Ltd, Union Leasing Inc., NxGen Rail Services LLC and Xcēd Aviation Services, LLC. The subsidiaries are leading providers of commercial and industrial-focused rail and vehicle transportation equipment solutions including asset leasing, fleet administration management, asset repair and maintenance, and innovative technology services throughout North America, Australia, and Europe. Visit CF Rail at http://www.cfrailservices.com or Sasser Family Holdings, Inc. at http://www.sfhsinc.com.