Andrew F. Reardon was elected Chairman of the Board on July 21, 2015.
Mr. Reardon was an attorney at the law firm of Reardon & Chasar, LPA, which he co-founded in 2009 until he retired in December 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Reardon served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and President and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2008, and Vice President, Law and Human Resources from 1992 to 2000 of TTX Company, the leading railcar leasing company in North America. Previously, he was a Presidential Appointee to the Railroad Retirement Board and was the Senior Vice President, Law and Administration for Illinois Central Railroad. From 2007 to 2015, Mr. Reardon served as a director of Appvion Inc. where he served on the Compensation Committee and as chair of the Governance Committee.
Mr. Reardon was a Presidential Appointee confirmed by the US Senate from 1990-1992. He has also served on various railroad industry boards including TTX, Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis, and the Peoria and Pekin Union Railway.
Mr. Reardon holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Cincinnati and a Master’s Degree in Taxation from Washington University Law School. He served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1967 to 1971.
* Member of the Finance Committee, Audit Committee, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Management Resources and Compensation Committee