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Tom Tisa

NARS First Vice President


Director -- Business Development

17641 S. Ashland Ave.
Homewood, IL 60430

Phone: 708.332.3101

About Tom Tisa

Tom Tisa is Director -- Business Development for CN (Canadian National Railway) located in Homewood, IL and is responsible for strategic acquisitions, terminal development and shortline partnerships in the U.S. Prior to his current role, he 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 currently a board member for Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS); North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS); and Traffic Club of Chicago. Tom is also a board member for Chicago Youth Centers’ Fellowship House. Tom and his wife, Jakkie, have four daughters and reside in Western Springs, IL.

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