David (Dave) Roeder is Senior Vice President for the Engineering & Track Services business unit, which supplies new and reconditioned track materials as well as specialized equipment for both railroad and industrial use.
Dave graduated from Penn State University in 1978 with a bachelor's degree in Finance. In 1979, he joined Atlantic Track and Turnout Co. in Bloomfield, New Jersey, where he was a member of its rail take-up crews until 1981. In 1981, Dave moved to Richmond, Ill., where he purchased all used track material for Atlantic Track and Turnout Co. until he joined Steel Processing Services in 1989.
Under his leadership and management, Steel Processing's Track Services business unit was established. Since the 1993 acquisition of Steel Processing by Progress Rail, Dave has directed the continued growth and expansion of this business unit.