In The Spotlight

“In the Spotlight” showcases TranSystems’ news, staff, projects, awards, successes and other topics of special note to those in the industry as well as our clients.
Tim Rock Named Market Sector Leader for Freight Rail and Intermodal Sector of TranSystems
TranSystems Corp., a consulting firm that provides engineering and architecture solutions to the transportation marketplace, names Tim Rock as Market Sector Leader of its freight rail and intermodal sector. 
Rock, a Principal and Senior Vice President, also currently serves as Regional Vice President for the Southeast Region of the company. He has served in a multitude of roles over two periods at TranSystems, including Rail Team Leader, Director of Operations and Regional Vice President for the Midwest Region. 
The freight rail and intermodal sector at TranSystems encompasses planning, design, construction and operations support for track, bridges and facilities for all classes of railroads, intermodal and port entities, energy companies, and manufacturers and distributors. This sector is supported by about 200 engineers, planners and technical staff.
“Tim has in-depth construction management and rail expertise, coupled with a strong background in sales, business development and operations. TranSystems is fortunate to have Tim take the lead for this sector at this point in time, as we position to strengthen and broaden our service offerings to the industry” said Chief Sales and Marketing Officer John Grow. 
Rock holds a Master of Science in construction management from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Science in biology from Washington and Lee University. He is an active member of the American Railway Engineering & Maintenance of Way Association serving on Committee 24, the Construction Management Association of America and the Society of American Military Engineers. Rock is a military veteran and served as a Company Commander for Combat Engineer Company with 1st Armor Division during Desert Storm.
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