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Maryland and Delaware promotes Banks to president
The Maryland and Delaware Railroad Co. has promoted Cathrin Banks to president.
Banks most recently served as the short line’s vice president and general counsel. She previously served as assistant general counsel.
Prior to joining the railroad, Banks spent several years at Baltimore law firm Bekman, Marder & Adkins LLC. She also has worked for Maryland Senate President Thomas Mike Miller Jr., Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and Albert Matricciani Jr. of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.
Banks was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and raised in Salisbury, Maryland. At 33, she is one of the youngest female chief executives in the U.S. railroad industry, Maryland and Delaware officials said in a press release.
The short line operates 120 miles of track on the Delmarva Peninsula in Delaware and Maryland.
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