DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OmniTRAX, one of the fastest growing railroads in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, announces Robert Walker has been appointed Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. He reports to CEO Kevin Shuba and is responsible for corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax and pricing.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Rob to OmniTRAX where we expect him to make an immediate positive impact. I am particularly impressed with Rob’s ability to lead the financial function in a complex, industry-leading business, while maintaining an unrelenting focus on serving and advocating for customers,” said Shuba.
For the past 10 years, Walker served as Chief Operating and Financial Officer at The Madison Companies and affiliates, where his responsibilities included the oversight of accounting, finance, tax, financial planning, treasury, human resources and IT functions. Prior to joining The Madison Companies, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO of property operations and redevelopment at Apartment Investment and Management Company, a publicly traded REIT, and as Senior Vice President and CFO for Miller Global Properties, a private equity real estate fund manager.
“I can’t imagine a more exciting time to join OmniTRAX. The company is leading the transformation of transportation services and logistics. Kevin and the executive team recognize and appreciate that they’re making history, and I’m delighted to be a part of it,” Walker said.
Walker started his career in audit and advisory services at Ernst & Young and served as Global Controller for GE Capital Real Estate. He is a CPA and earned an MBA from the University of North Texas and a BA in Accounting from the University of Texas.
About OmniTRAX, Inc.
As one of North America’s largest and fastest growing private railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX’s core capabilities range from providing transportation and supply chain management services to railroad and port companies, to providing intermodal and industrial switching operations to railroads, ports and a diverse group of industrial companies. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX. More information is available at omnitrax.com.
About The Broe Group
Based in Denver, The Broe Group and its affiliates form a privately-owned, multi-billion-dollar real estate, transportation, energy and investment organization with assets owned and managed across North America. Together, Broe managed companies employ more than 1,000 people and support employment of thousands of others through operations such as its Great Western Industrial Park in Northern Colorado. Its transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, Inc., is one of North America’s largest private railroad and transportation management companies specializing in: management services, railroad and port services, intermodal solutions and industrial switching operations. Its energy affiliates include Great Western Petroleum LLC, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin. Broe Real Estate Group acquires, develops and manages office and industrial properties, medical office buildings and multi-family communities across the country, including premier assets in many of the most desirable markets. The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups. For more information, visit broe.com.