Jim Lawley, Senior Vice President, Information Technology

Jim Lawley is Senior Vice President of Information Technology for Progress Rail and Electro Motive Diesel (EMD). 

A 28-year veteran of the information technology industry, Jim was introduced to the company in 1992 as a consultant while implementing an Accounting and Warehouse Distribution System for Steel Processing Services. He accepted full time employment as Manager, Information Systems after the merger with Electric Fuels Corporation in 1993 and Progress Rail Services was formed.     

He was promoted to Vice President in 2002 after successfully implementing the company’s first Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and serving as lead IT resource on numerous merger and acquisitions projects.

Jim has a Computer Technology degree and is a Certified Information Systems Professional. 

He lives in Rainbow City, Alabama, with his wife and two daughters.