Mr. Rutski has over 30 years experience in the transportation industry specializing in capital project development, business planning and marketing. He served as a senior marketing and business planning executive at CSX Intermodal where he prepared long range business plans, implemented marketing programs and developed several intermodal terminals. He also has comprehensive experience in the public sector having worked on public-private development projects in the states of Florida and Michigan.

Selected highlights of his experience include:

Rail Intermodal Strategic Investment Plan: Project leader for supporting the development of CSX Intermodalís long range strategic investment plan for terminal and clearance projects. This plan provided business justification and strategic drivers for major capital projects.
  JAXPORT Container Impact Study: Working with engineering firm Reynolds Smith & Hills, Mr. Rutski supported a project to determine the impact of container growth on the highway and rail infrastructure of the Port of Jacksonville, FL. He led the development of a long range container forecast and the preparation of highway and rail routing projections. Mr. Rutski also developed a terminal feasibility study for a near dock rail intermodal terminal.
  Florida Freight Stakeholders Task Force: While at CSX, Mr. Rutski chaired the Florida Freight Stakeholders Task Force, a public-private initiative which prepared recommendations for the 2020 system plan and established procedures to prioritize applications for $10 million of Florida DOT transportation grants. As chairman, Mr. Rutski directed the efforts of the task force and supervised preparation of task force recommendations.
  Intermodal Terminal Development - Developed the CSX Intermodal terminal in Fairburn, GA, serving the Atlanta freight market. This project required an Atlanta market assessment, site location study and capital justification. Intermodal terminal development projects were also managed in Chicago, Northern New Jersey, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Jacksonville and Detroit.

Mr. Rutski received a BS degree in engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and an MBA degree in transportation from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.