REMSA Officers

Alan D. Reynolds, REMSA President
President, Geismar North America 

Al Reynolds began his career at Woodings-Verona Tool Works,
as a Service Representative in 1980. In 1989 Reynolds accepted a position with Geismar North America (formerly 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 Geismar North America 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 Vice President
Sr. Vice President, North American Track, RailWorks

Before moving to 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. 


Greg Spilker, REMSA Secretary/Treasurer

Vice President & General Manager, Encore Rail Systems, Inc.

Greg Spilker is currently Vice President and General Manager for Encore Rail Systems, Inc.  He began his career in the industry 20 years ago with Nordco and held various capacities including Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Following that, Mr. Spilker was National Sales Manager for Progress Rail Leasing.  Mr. Spilker remains active in several rail industry and trade organizations.  Greg received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Marketing from Concordia University, Wisconsin. 


Bruce Wise, REMSA Past President

Director of  Business Development, Loram - Friction Management

Bruce Wise joined GREX as Director of Business Development in August 2018. He focuses on strategic accounts and new product development, such as innovative track inspection and maintenance technologies for the rail indsutry at large. Previosuly, Wise was with Whitmore Rail as Director of Railroad Sales in January of 2011 and is responsible for overseeing the 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 the RMP 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 of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 1984.