REMSA Officers

Bruce R. Wise, REMSA President
Director of Railroad Sales, Whitmore Rail

Bruce Wise joined Whitmore Rail as Director of Railroad Sales
in January of 2011 and is responsible for overseeingthe global
railroad operations of the company.  Prior to this,Wise spent 24
years with Portec Rail Products, Inc., most recently as Vice
President and General Manager of theRMP Division. Wise is
active in the railroad industry, is a member of the American
Railway Engineering Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA)
and serves on AREMA Technical Committee 4 – Rail. Mr. Wise
received his Bachelor ofScience degree in Mechanical
Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 1984.


Alan D. Reynolds, REMSA Vice President
General Sales Manager, Modern Track Machinery

Al Reynolds began his career at Woodings-Verona Tool Works,
as a Service Representative in 1980. In 1989 Reynolds accepted
a position with Modern Track Machinery in Jacksonville, Florida
as an Account Manager covering CSX and Norfolk Southern’s
Headquarters along with five states in the southeastern US. In
2003 he was promoted to General Sales Manager at Modern
Track Machinery with responsibility for all sales in the US, Puerto
Rico, Panama, and later, Mexico. A member of REMSA's Board of
Directors since 2008, Reynolds is active industry and is a
member and former Supply Chairman for AREMA Committee
#27.  Mr. Reynolds has a Bachelor of Science in Business
Management from Gannon University in Erie, PA.

 

 

Jay Gowan, REMSA Secretary/Treasurer
Vice President, Americas Region, Harsco Rail

Before moving to his current posistion with Harsco, Jay served
as the Vice President of Operations at Roadway Worker
Services, a welding contractor. A third generation railroader,
Jay Gowan began his career in 1994 with the Ohio Central
Railroad as a track laborer. After landing a sales posistion
with Atlas Railroad Construction Company, Gowan spent five
years with Hartford & Associates, a manufacturing
representative company as a Terriotory Sales Manager.
Mr. Gowan holds a Bachelor degee in Business from
the University of Cincinnati. 

 
Trent E. Marshall, REMSA Past President
President, FCM/Progress Rail Leasing, Ltd.

Trent Marshall started his professional career in the Hotel
industry where he spent 10 years in several management
positions with Marriott and Embassy Suites.  In 1999, he joined
the railroad industry assuming the role of Marketing Manager at
FCM Rail, Ltd.  He was named Vice President of Sales and
Marketing in 2001 and later appointed President of FCM Rail in
2004.  Mr. Marshall is active in the railroad industry and is a
founding donor of the Railway Management Program at
Michigan State University.  He is also is a graduate and
member of MSU's Curriculum Advisory Council.  Mr. Marshall
holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration
from Western Michigan University.