2019 Rising Star Honorees

The 2019 Rising Star finalists were chosen based on their contributions to railroading, career achievements, education, demonstrated leadership, professional association activity and/or community involvement.


 


Terry Atkinson
Terry Atkinson
Union Pacific Railroad
Cathrin Banks
Cathrin Banks
Maryland and Delaware Railroad Co.

Matthew Bell
Matthew Bell
Rail Government Affairs Consultant


Landon Downes
Landon Downes
Balfour Beatty Rail


Mickaela Doyle
Mickaela Doyle
Watco Cos. LLC

Sara Garza Gonzalez
Sara Garza Gonzalez
Kansas City Southern de Mexico


Crystal Gitchell
Crystal Gitchell
American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association

Dustin Hall
Dustin Hall
Security Through Safe Design Inc.

Linda Hernandez
Linda Hernandez
Kansas City Southern de Mexico


Kimia Khatami
Kimia Khatami
Pacific Harbor Line Inc.

Amanda Limburg
Amanda Limburg
David Evans and Associates Inc.


Jessica Mefford-Miller
Jessica Mefford-Miller
Metro-St. Louis

Brian O'Donnell
Brian O'Donnell
Metro-North Railroad

Luke Olson
Luke Olson
Loram Maintenance of Way Inc.


Shirley Qian
Shirley Qian
Capitol Corridor of Joint Powers Authority

Devin Rouse
Devin Rouse
Federal Railroad Administration


Katie Sanders
Katie Sanders
Union Pacific Railroad

Scott Schiemann
Scott Schiemann
Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Co.


Amanda Trainor Patrick
Amanda Trainor Patrick
Railway Supply Institute

Rising Stars

Past Honorees
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014



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Progressive Railroading