Paul Treangen, CEO of TNW Corporation, has been elected President of the Texas Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (TSLRRA). Treangen, who assumed office in January 2017, will serve a two-year term, with an option for an additional two-year term.
Also elected to TSLRRA’s executive committee for 2017-2018 were Scott Traylor, Rio Grande Pacific Railroad, as Vice President and David Perkins, Angelina Neches River Railroad, as Secretary.
“I am honored that the association has placed its trust in my leadership,” said Treangen. “I will do my best to justify their confidence. The association plays an important role in representing the short line railroad industry to the state legislature and in generally promoting the prosperity of the industry within the state. During my term, we will make these initiatives our top responsibilities.”
Treangen has served as CEO of Dallas-based TNW Corporation since 2014. In all, he has more than 30 years of experience as a senior executive in the transportation and energy industries. He has served as President of Alliant Energy Transportation and Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railroad; and Director of Generation and Director of Electric and Gas Delivery for Alliant Energy Corporation, a NYSE company.
He is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Arts degrees.
Based in Dallas, Texas, TNW Corporation owns one of the largest private railcar storage facilities in the United States. The company owns and operates three short line railways and three logistics centers in Texas; TXGN Railway, TXR Railway, TXNW Railway, Panhandle Logistics Center, Camp Bowie Industrial Area and Eagle Ford Logistics Center. For more information, visit www.tnwcorporation.com.