Doug Creech has been with Progress Rail Services Corporation since June 1, 1993, when the company was formed as a result of the merger of Corbin Railway Service Companies & Steel Processing Services Corporation. He has served in several different management positions over the years, including Progress Rail’s former leasing company, Railcar LTD. He is currently responsible for Progress Rail’s Railcar Leasing Division, along with a number of other operating groups within the Locomotive and Railcar Services Division, which includes Freight Car Repair, Wheel, Axle, Bearing and Railcar Parts Reclamation.
He was previously employed by Electric Fuels Corporation in St, Petersburg, Fla., a former Progress Rail parent company, and was based at their Corbin, Ky., location, where he was responsible for all EFC railcar operations. As a result of the merger in 1993, he was reassigned from Corbin to Albertville, Ala., where he remains today in the Progress Rail corporate offices. Doug has spent his entire career within the railroad industry, dating back to 1984.