Brian Edwards, Senior Vice President – Global Rolling Stock and Locomotive Customer Performance

Brian Edwards is Senior Vice President of Global Rolling Stock Sales and Locomotive Customer Performance for Progress Rail’s Locomotive and Railcar Services.

Brian attended Youngstown State University where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. Brian also received a Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Management from GMI Engineering & Management Institute. Originally a co-op student at General Motors (Delphi Automotive) and hired on after graduation as a front line supervisor in 1987, Brian spent several years working in manufacturing and engineering with increasing roles of responsibility. After 13 years at Delphi, he spent 10 years at GE Transportation with roles in Engineering, Sourcing, Operations Leadership and P&L Leadership in locomotive services. In November of 2010, Brian joined Caterpillar Rail Division as the Vice President of Sales for BNSF Railway.  Since 2010, Brian has been responsible for North American Sales, Operations, Global Customer Support, as well as the addition of the Haynes Injector business and Western Reman Power Assembly, Turbo and Engine component business. Brian completed Caterpillar’s Digging Deep Executive Leadership certificate from Stanford University. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in December of 2017.

Outside of the office, Brian is an active member of BNSF Support Board in Fort Worth, TX for United Way and March of Dimes. Also, he is a supporter and contributor of Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City and a member of Covenant Church.

Brian and his family currently reside in the Dallas/ Fort Worth area of Texas.