Mr. 沃德毕业于明尼苏达大学 最优等地 with a BS in Architecture and offers more than a decade of experience in the rail industry. 有很强的项目管理背景, 铁路战略规划, 铁路保护, 铁路设备和基础设施评估, 格兰特写作, 和设计, 沃德担任FMW总裁.
在共同创立FMW之前，Mr .. 沃德曾担任R.L. 银行 & Associates Inc .)., where he managed all manner of projects ranging from multi-year rail litigation support projects to mechanical inspections and cost estimates to return equipment to states of good 修复. 此外, Ward serves as Chairman of the National Academies of Science Transportation Research Board Committee on Rail Rolling Stock and Motive Power.
在过去的几年里, 沃德管理了多个, 多年的项目, including: the complete 改革 of the trucks for a GE 85-ton center cab switching locomotive; wrote, 赢得了, 并且正在管理一笔用于设计的研究经费, 并建立, a steam-electric generator (ongoing); multiple steam locomotive mechanical inspections; and multiple high profile litigation expert witness projects.
Mr. Meador为客户提供超过25年的一级培训经验, 短线, 和旅游铁路行业. Meador began his railroad carrier at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) in 1994. 米多尔毕业时是国家荣誉协会的成员, and holds certifications from the University of Tennessee Railroad Track Inspector course, 查塔努加州机床技术公司, multiple certifications from the American Welding Society (AWS) where he is a member, and has completed multiple leadership and management training courses while serving in the United States Navy. Mr. 米多尔还持有49项CFR 240和242, 机车司机和列车员, 多家铁路的认证.
在光荣地从海军E6军衔退役之后, Meador began working for Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) as a Machinist at its Chattanooga Diesel Shop while continuing part time duties at TVRM. 而与NS, Meador was given the opportunity to manage the restoration projects of two steam locomotives for use on NS’s sponsored steam excursion program. At the successful completion of this challenging but rewarding assignment, Mr. Meador continued his services to NS as a Gang Leader prior to co-founding FMW.
In 2015, Meador co-founded the not-for-profit Nashville Steam Preservation Society where he currently serves as President. Meador的经验包括领导和项目管理, 项目评估, 维护, 故障排除, 修复, 改革, and evaluations and inspections of vintage to modern equipment including steam and diesel locomotives. 他是一个熟练的机械师、管工和制造者. Meador’s diverse and rounded background will prove a valuable asset to our clients in getting the job done safely, 准时, 和预算.
沃尔夫冈一个. 冯乐，MSME |工程副总裁
A 机械工程师 with nearly two decades of professional experience at companies including Honeywell and GE, Mr. Fengler has enjoyed a diverse background of technical and leadership experiences throughout his career and personal life. 在共同创立FMW之前，Mr .. Fengler served as Senior Program Manager at Hexagon RailGas where he is working to develop compressed natural gas (CNG) alternative energy applications for railroads. He has served as a member of the Natural Gas Tender Technical Advisory Group of the Association of American Railroads since 2012, where he is working with industry leaders to refine and develop standards associated with natural gas tender car design for use with locomotives.
Mr. Fengler毕业 以优等成绩毕业者 来自加州大学洛杉矶分校, with a design and control specialization and continued there to earn a master’s degree with a focus on heat and mass transfer. Fengler’s fascination with railroad history began at age 12 when he began volunteering at a local railroad museum and, 在他父亲的指导下, 建立了蒸汽机车的工作比例模型. In 2000, he joined the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society where he was involved with the ongoing restoration and operation of Santa Fe Railway steam locomotive No. 3751. 从蒸汽机械师开始, 他成了一名消防员, 执行frac强制的锅炉再认证计算, 并在董事会任职. Mr. Fengler has also advised several other organizations considering or undertaking steam locomotive restorations, 他还在几个董事会任职.
W. 休·奥多姆,P.E. |高级机械工程师
休·奥多姆,P.E. is a registered Mechanical Engineer with more than 37 years of experience providing support to a variety of industries, 包括一级铁路和美国海军. Mr. Odom joined FMW solutions in 2019 in the capacity of Senior Mechanical Engineer.
Hugh Odom is a 1978 graduate of Clemson University with a BS in 机械工程师ing, 他曾担任过项目经理, 机械工程师, 环境工程师, 在他的职业生涯中担任过不同时期的核工程师. 除了为海军和美国陆军工程兵团工作, Hugh spent 2 years with Norfolk Southern as a gang foreman in the motive power department. Mr. 奥多姆曾短暂参与NKP 765和N的远足&w611在此期间.
凯利·林奇领导营销, 咨询, 战略规划, 和媒体生产, 并为FMW提供行动规划和后勤支持, 国家铁路咨询集团, 和它的客户.
Mr. Lynch is an Indiana native with over 17 years of experience in railroading, 电影和录像制作, 数字营销, 广告, 以及历史铁路保护. He has worked for a variety of 短线 and tourist railroad operations in various roles, 包括作为火车管理员, 导体, 劳动者, 和机车消防员. 此外,先生. 林奇负责铁路运营, 事件, 和物流规划, 处理客户服务和客户体验, 数字营销, 怎样编写, placemaking, 以及数十个行动和机构的社区外展. Mr. 林奇之前在苹果公司工作, 美国全国广播公司(NBC) /通用, and CBS/Paramount in his career as an award-winning freelance filmmaker and also serves as a railroad transportation coordinator for motion pictures.
Mr. Lynch has been a board member and Vice President of the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Inc. 自2005年以来,, in 2017, 被任命为源头枢纽的执行董事, a proposed regional railroad attraction that he has designed and developed. 他之前是甜水之声的视频创意总监, 世界领先的乐器和专业音响设备零售商.
凯文·斯威特，安全主管 & 合规
Kevin Sweat为客户提供铁路安全评论, 合规审计, as well as provides operations training and he will be a key member of the FMW rail operations team. He maintains a deep knowledge of rail operations, regulatory compliance, and safety.
Mr. Sweat是弗罗里达本地人，在铁路行业工作超过15年, 在全国各地的铁路上都有经验, 从旅游铁路, 短行, 类是, and commuter railroads and he has provided regulatory and operational oversight for intercity passenger rail and 短行.
Mr. Sweat has over a decade of experience as a 机车司机和列车员 on freight and passenger railroads, and he holds certifications from the FRA in Accident Investigation and Positive Train Control. He most recently served for six years as an FRA Operating Practices Inspector for the Florida Department of Transportation.