August 1, 2022
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC Announces that Fred Mudge Rejoins its Board of Directors
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky – R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC announces the appointment of Fred Mudge to its Board of Directors, effective August 1st. Mudge, former Secretary of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, played an integral part in the R. J. Corman companies for more than 19 years, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors as well as Interim President and CEO.
Fred Mudge's experience in the industry and transportation sectors extends over many decades. Prior to his tenure with the R. J. Corman, Mr. Mudge served as President and CEO of Logan Aluminum, one of America's leading manufacturers of flat-rolled aluminum. In addition, he spent 32 years as part of the Arco Metals Company.
Mudge's numerous contributions to R. J. Corman Railroad Group through critical partnerships, operational efficiency initiatives alongside his customer-centric approach, and understanding of the market were instrumental in the sustainable growth that the company has experienced throughout the last decades.
"I am sincerely excited to return to the fold, and I look forward to supporting and contributing to the company's efforts. I have deep positive feelings for the R. J. Corman Group and greatly appreciate every one of its employees," said Mudge.
"It's a delight to welcome back Mr. Mudge to our Board of Directors. He knows and understands our company's operations, our values, and our strategic vision for the future. This, combined with his experience and vast understanding of the transportation market, will have a positive impact on our company," said Ed Quinn, R. J. Corman Railroad Group President, and CEO. "We are excited about this appointment, and we look forward to his know-how and demonstrated leadership being key in helping us guide R. J. Corman to continue being the best service provider in the railroad and related industries."
About R. J. Corman Railroad Group
R. J. Corman Railroad Group employs approximately 1,300 people in 22 states. R. J. Corman companies provide a broad scope of services to the railroad industry, such as emergency response, track material distribution, track construction, short line railroad operations, industrial switching, and signal design and construction.