Brian is currently responsible for managing all economic development efforts for Norfolk Southern in the state of South Carolina. He assists the state and many regional and county level economic development teams to assist in the location of rail served industries along Norfolk Southern’s lines. To this end, he is involved in developing greenfield locations for sites and industrial parks and in the active recruitment and management of projects from their inception through construction and activation.
He joined NS in 1998 after graduating from Clemson University. He has 19 years of experience at Norfolk Southern working in the automotive group managing inbound and outbound logistics projects with the large automotive manufacturers. He also spent time as a supply chain management consultant for Modalgistics, Norfolk Southern’s supply chain management and optimization consultancy. While working at NS Brian obtained an MBA in 2005 from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA. Brian is a 2009 graduate of Leadership South Carolina, former board member of the South Carolina Economic Developers Association and current board member of Southeastern Devel. He currently resides in Columbia, SC