Quintin Kendall Named CSX Vice President, State Government and Community
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CSX Corporation today
announced the appointment of Quintin Kendall as vice president, State
Government and Community Affairs. He succeeds Michael O'Malley, who was
recently named head of the company's Purchasing and Materials group.
Currently, Kendall serves as regional vice president for state government
affairs for the Mid-Atlantic region, generating substantial support for major
infrastructure investment projects, including the National Gateway, a major
public-private partnership creating a double-stack intermodal freight rail
corridor linking Mid-Atlantic ports and Midwest distribution centers. In
addition, Kendall successfully coordinated company-wide efforts to broaden
recognition of the benefits of freight rail and led CSX efforts to support
growth at the Port of Virginia.
"Quintin has built credibility among policymakers as a trusted partner and
effective advocate for balanced solutions," said Ellen Fitzsimmons, CSX
executive vice president of law and public affairs. "He brings extensive
community relations, policy, political and management experience to his new
Prior to joining CSX, Kendall served as chief of staff to the Honorable Mary
Peters, secretary of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT).
While at USDOT from 2002 to 2009 he focused on reforming federal highway and
transit policy and enhancing transportation safety. As deputy assistant
secretary of budget and programs at USDOT, he coordinated department-wide
efforts to improve financial and personnel management, procurement and
Kendall serves on the board of directors of the Norfolk and Portsmouth
Beltline and the Virginia Maritime Association and coordinates transportation
policy for the Virginia Business Council. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree
from the University of Virginia.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading
transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck
transload services. The company's transportation network spans approximately
21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states, the District of Columbia and
two Canadian provinces. CSX's network connects more than 240 short line
railroads and more than 70 ocean, river, and lake ports. More information
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