Washington, DC, May 27, 2020 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) announced today that Lee Verhey would be joining RSI as the new Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs. Verhey will manage RSI’s American Railcar (ARCI), Equipment Leasing, and Quality Assurance committees while overseeing the association’s development and response to technical and regulatory policy issues of interest to the industry. Verhey previously served as the Senior Vice President of Quality at TrinityRail and brings 43 years of experience in railcar operations, manufacturing, and maintenance to the role.
“Lee’s technical knowledge of railcar specifications, repair, and maintenance will be a tremendous asset to our organization and to our member companies,” said Mike O’Malley, President of RSI. “Having been an active member of RSI’s Quality Assurance Committee for many years, we are excited to bring someone onboard that shares our organization’s commitment to driving continuous improvement in the railway supply industry.”
On his new position, Verhey stated, “After decades working with RSI on quality assurance matters, it’s a pleasure to join the RSI team to help advance industry policies and standards that promote safe and efficient railroad operations.”
About the Railway Supply Institute (RSI)
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is the largest and only trade association that represents the full supply chain for the railroad system. RSI acts on behalf of the smallest to the largest suppliers to North American freight and passenger railroads. Industry segments include the mechanical, rolling stock, communications and signaling, maintenance of way, and passenger industries. For more information visit www.rsiweb.org, follow RSI on Twitter and LinkedIn