Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 16, 2002

Gary Marino – Railamerica Inc (rra)

GARY O. MARINO is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of RailAmerica, Inc. Mr. Marino has served as RailAmerica's Chairman of the Board of Directors and Treasurer since the company's formation in April 1992, as Chief Executive Officer of the company since March 1994 and as President since July 1996. Mr. Marino has also served as Chairman of the Board and Treasurer of the Huron and Eastern Railway Company since 1986. Mr. Marino joined the company on a full-time basis in March 1994. From 1984 until October 1993, Mr. Marino served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boca Raton Capital Corporation. Mr. Marino received his BA degree from Colgate University in 1966 and an MBA degree from Fordham University in 1973. From 1966 to 1969, Mr. Marino served as an Officer of the United States Army Ordnance Corps. Profile
TWST: Can we start with a quick overview of RailAmerica?

Mr. Marino: RailAmerica is the world's largest owner and operator

of short line freight railroads in North America and we are also