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2022 Annual Meeting

March 15 - March 17


SWARS 2022 Annual Meeting was March 15-17, 2022, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel.

Records were set all around, with 788 registered for the meeting, 288 golfers, and 50 Exhibitors in the 2022 Showcase Spectacular.  Thanks to all the sponsors, attendees, exhibitors, and golfers who participated and made the meeting a success!


2022 Annual Meeting Agenda 2022 Annual Meeting Presentations RR 201 Course Outline

FINAL Meeting Registrations by Last Name FINAL Meeting Registrations by Company FINAL Exhibitor List



Meet Our Speakers!

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Kenny Rocker

Executive Vice President, Marketing & Sales; Union Pacific Railroad

Kenny Rocker was appointed executive vice president Marketing & Sales at Union Pacific Railroad in August 2018. He is responsible for the company’s three major business units: Bulk, Industrial and Premium, along with Marketing & Sales Operations, Commercial Strategy and...

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Karen Hedlund

Member; Surface Transportation Board

Karen J. Hedlund was sworn in on January 3, 2022, as a Member of the Board for a term of office expiring on January 3, 2027, following her confirmation by the United States Senate on December 16, 2021. Karen served...

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Lee McPheters

Research Professor of Economics; W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Lee McPheters is Research Professor of Economics and Director of the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Dr. McPheters has authored numerous research studies emphasizing issues in regional economic...

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Coby Bullard

Vice President Sales & Marketing; Canadian Pacific

Coby Bullard joined Canadian Pacific in December 2017, to lead Sales and Marketing for Merchandise, ECP, Intermodal and Automotive. Coby came to CP from C.R. England where he was most recently President of the Intermodal division as well as President of Crest...

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Ginger Adamiak

Vice President Energy and Chemical Products; Kansas City Southern

Ms. Adamiak is vice president sales and marketing for the energy and chemical and petroleum business units, and industrial development, real estate and commercial innovation.  Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments...

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Kevin Boone

Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing; CSX

Kevin Boone leads the company’s commercial organization as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He oversees the company’s profitable growth strategies as well as customer service, customer engagement and business development activities. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and...

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Michael McBride

Partner; Van Ness Feldman

As a partner with Van Ness Feldman, Mike McBride brings decades of experience to his practice on litigation, arbitration, mediation, and negotiations involving transportation, energy, and environmental issues, as well as nuclear regulatory matters. Twice a former President of the...

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Anthony ' Tony' Hatch

Principal; ABH Consulting

Anthony b. Hatch was honored by being named the 2019 North American Rail Shippers association (NARS) “person of the year”. Tony has been a senior transportation analyst on wall street for over thirty years, starting at major financial institutions (Salomon...

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Samantha Galltin

Managing Director of Commercial Operations; Port of Long Beach, CA

Samantha Galltin is Managing Director of Commercial Operations for the Port of Long Beach, California, leading the Port’s Business Development, Tenant Services and Operations, and Security Services divisions, collaborating with the three division directors, customers and industry partners to drive...

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March 15
March 17


The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center
1601 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380 United States
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(281) 367-9797
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Susan Cox
Linda Turner
SWARS Rail Shippers

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