2017 Rising Star Honorees

The 2017 Rising Star finalists were chosen based on their contributions to railroading, career achievements, education, demonstrated leadership, professional association activity and/or community involvement. The 2017 honorees were profiled in Progressive Railroading's September issue.


 


Arthur Adams Jr.

Arthur Adams Jr.
CSX


Winnie Chang

Winnie Chang
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey


Nick Chodorow

Nick Chodorow
Belt Railway Co. of Chicago



Joshua Engel-Yan

Joshua Engel-Yan
Metrolinx


Laura Fotiou

Laura Fotiou
Amtrak


Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon
National Transportation Safety Board



Matthew Hipwell

Matthew Hipwell
CN


Travis Kelly

Travis Kelly
Texas Central Partners LLC


Darrell Krueger

Darrell Krueger
BNSF Railway Co.



Michael Lefevre

Michael Lefevre
Brightline (All Aboard Florida)


Michele Malski

Michele Malski
Short Line Safety Institute


Julie Mink

Julie Mink
Tealinc Ltd.



Myat Ohn

Myat Ohn
HNTB


Annka Robinson

Annka Robinson
Dallas Area Rapid Transit/Trinity Railway Express


Danielle Ross

Danielle Ross
Spectrum Inc.



Amanda Stahlnecker

Amanda Stahlnecker
HDR Inc.


Mike Stickel

Mike Stickel
Lake State Railway Co.


Sarah Touey

Sarah Touey
Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon



Stu Towner

Stu Towner
Watco Cos. LLC


Matthew Walicki

Matthew Walicki
AECOM


 

Rising Stars

Past Honorees
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014



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Progressive Railroading