National Association of Professional Women Inducts Jodi Rush, Manager of BNSF Railway, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Jodi Rush selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to recognize Jodi with this important honor. Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Jodi L. Rush as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to recognize Jodi with this important honor,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

“I have been in the railway industry for over 19 years,” said Jodi Rush, whose current title is Manager Yardmaster Workforce Management - Labor Relations at BNSF Railway. She manages the 24 / 7 call desks for BNSF Yardmasters and BN Blue Book Clerical workforce across the system in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreements.

Ms. Rush learned the ropes at BNSF Railway in the various positions she held at BNSF including Locomotive Engineer, Conductor, Switchman, Brakeman and Hostler. Her career with BNSF continued as she climbed the ladder of success in positions including Manager TYE Field Training, Trainmaster, Manager Transportation Systems, Supervisor Yard Standards and Assistant Manager Labor Relations.

When she became Manager Corporate Support-Labor relations in 2008, a position she held for more than five years, Ms. Rush was in charge of Managing the main mailroom for the BNSF Headquarters (Campus). She was eventually promoted to Manager Yardmaster Workforce Management - Labor Relations.

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