Mr. Foxx’s independent consulting has followed an impressive 30-year career with General Motors Electro-Motive Division from 1974 to 2004. He started as a student at GM’s High Potential Employee Cooperative Education Program where he was first introduced to locomotive systems, product design and manufacturing. From there he was promoted seven times, developing many successful business lines, including $21 million in annual locomotive overhaul business with the Santa Fe Railroad and bringing in $100 million in annual sales as a liaison between EMD and BNSF, Kansas City Southern, and Union Pacific. In his later years with the company, Mr. Foxx managed the return of EMD’s $50 million remanufacturing service operation to profitability and served as EMD’s Fleet Manager for the SD90MAC locomotives operated on the Union Pacific Railroad. He retired from GM as the Managing Director of Global Warranty in 2004 with experience in all aspects of new locomotive manufacturing, rebuild, maintenance, repair, customer support, commercial sales, leasing, warranty, reliability, design, and domestic and international program management.
Mr. Foxx earned his BSME from the University of Illinois and his MBA from Northwestern and the GM Institute. Mr. Foxx is a member of the Benton City Arkansas Planning Commission, a community development and athletics mentor, a NCAA baseball umpire and a Six Sigma Black Belt. He is also involved in animal rescue and care, and is currently learning Spanish.
Sr. Vice President
Prior to his work as a consultant, Mr. Onimus worked for CSX Transportation as Vice President of Market Strategy where he was a member of the commercial leadership team for this $8 billion railroad. Over 4 years they grew revenue by $1 billion through new product development, volume growth, and yield management. He led the CSX strategy on high-density industrial park development and helped to implement these projects in Central Florida, Ohio, and Eastern Pennsylvania. In his earlier years with CSX Transportation, Mr. Onimus led the operating team that developed and implemented a fully automated system that optimized the distribution of the company’s railcar fleet of over 100,000 cars. Additionally, he led negotiation of the division of Conrail’s 40,000 unit railcar fleet and the full re-marking of more than 20,000 CSX allocated railcar fleet prior to Day One operations.
Before working at CSX Transportation, Mr. Onimus worked for CSX Intermodal as Director of Business Planning and as a member of the unit’s leadership team. He helped rationalize the terminal network leading to a significant profit improvement and platform for service quality and growth. He also worked for Consolidated Rail Corporation in the Automotive and Intermodal Business Units. Here Mr. Onimus designed and implemented a terminal and train network for the first intermodal double-stack service in the United States. Mr. Onimus earned his Bachelor of Arts, Magna cum Laude in 1984 from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and earned his Master of Business Administration, Magna cum Laude in 1988, also from Temple University.
Business Development Director
Rail Operations Consultant
Prior to his work as a consultant, Mr. Gilbert served as Vice President of Logistics and Planning for NuCO2 of Stuart, Florida, a $135 million company supplying carbonation and Co2 to the food and beverage industry. Mr. Gilbert managed all forecasting, planning, and scheduling of product delivery and field services. Before his work with NuCO2, Mr. Gilbert held leadership positions at MF Electronics, BOC Group, and Pyle Corporation building his career in logistics, supply management, marketing and planning. Additionally, Mr. Gilbert is a Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals member and former Vice President of the New Jersey and New York Chapter of the American Society of Transportation and Logistics.
Mr. Gilbert holds a B.S. from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University and an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University.
Social & Environmental Benefits/Costs
Public-Private Infrastructure Advisor