Executive Vice President and Group Leader
Railway Industry & Chemical Logistics
Don joined the Savage organization in 1983 as fixed asset manager and later as a manager of purchasing and support services. He served as general manager of Savage Brothers, Inc., (SBI), a company specializing in handling and transporting dry bulk construction materials, other industrial minerals and heavy haul operations. During his tenure at SBI, he was instrumental in developing and operating terminals in Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming, North Dakota, and Utah.
In 1988, Don relocated to the eastern United States to provide leadership and management direction to nine chemical transloading facilities. Under his direction and in collaboration with a capable team of managers, the network grew to 40 facilities throughout North America.
His greatest strengths are in the development, start-up and management of new operations and in identifying and developing capable leaders and managers. He currently oversees the Railway and Industry Solutions Group, which provides rail-related services throughout North America and internationally.
Don is a graduate of Brigham Young University.