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Tom Tisa

NARS Immediate Past President


Head of Business Development

Nominating Committee

About Tom Tisa

Tom Tisa is Head of Business Development with CSX.  Prior to this role, he was Director -- Business Development for CN (Canadian National Railway).  At CN he previously held the position of Director of Sales-Industrial Products, Director of Regional Sales, and Director of Service. Tom started his career in marketing with Santa Fe Railway in 1989 and joined Illinois Central in 1995, which was acquired by CN in 1999.

Tom graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. He is involved with various industry organizations and is a past board member for Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) and past President of Traffic Club of Chicago. Tom was the 2022 recipient of the NARS' Person of the Year Award. Tom is also a board member for Chicago Youth Centers’ Fellowship House. Tom and his wife, Jakkie, have four daughters and reside in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

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