Patriot Rail Promotes David C. Eyermann To Vice President Planning And Design,
Adds Dennis D. Marzec As Vice President Field Operations
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 11, 2012
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- Patriot Rail Corp.
("Patriot"), a leading operator of short line and regional freight railroads,
today announced the promotion of David C. Eyermann to the senior post of Vice
President Planning and Design, and the addition of Dennis D. Marzec to its
senior team as Vice President Field Operations.
Eyermann: David C. Eyermann, formerly Patriot Vice President Operations, is
promoted to Vice President Planning and Design, responsible for Patriot's
operational strategy, system design, safety/compliance administration, capital
program administration, and car and fleet management.
Before joining Patriot, Eyermann was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating
Officer Central Region at Watco where he was responsible for over 1,600 miles
of rail territory. Prior to that, he was Regional Vice President for
RailAmerica's Lone Star Region. He also served a number of senior operating
roles at RailTex. He began his career as an apprentice electrician before
transferring into train service working as a conductor, engineer, and various
field-based operating management positions.
Marzec: Dennis D. Marzec joins Patriot as Vice President Field Operations
responsible for all field operations, field safety, transportation,
mechanical, engineering, and performance improvement. He brings 35-years of
diverse and successful rail operating experience to Patriot. He most recently
served as Chief Operating Officer for Southern California Regional Rail
Authority/Metrolink where he was responsible for the safe and efficient
movement of over 169-passenger and 100-freight trains each day over the
intricate 512-mile network in the Los Angeles basin.
Marzec started his rail career with the former Atchison, Topeka, and Santa
Railway where he progressed through various field-operating roles. He also
served with the Kansas City Southern Railway responsible for major terminal
operations including their largest classification yard, as well as local and
over-the-road train management.
Patriot Rail President & CEO John Fenton, commenting on the promotion of
Eyermann, and the addition of Marzec, said, "Dave and Dennis present one of
the strongest senior operating management teams anywhere. Both have solid
track records of success in big league transportation venues directing complex
operations. Dave and Dennis bring a world-class rail leadership perspective
that adds great value to Patriot as we build our operational capabilities and
Patriot Rail Corp. is a leading short line and regional freight railroad
holding company based in Jacksonville, Florida. Patriot Rail currently owns
and operates 13 short line freight railroads comprising approximately 500
total rail miles in 13 states. For more information on Patriot Rail Corp.,
please visit us at www.patriotrail.com. Company contact:Maureen Donnelly,
SOURCE Patriot Rail Corp.
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