General Session & Keynote

The General Session and Keynote Address at RSI/CMA 2016 will begin at 1:15pm in the Ballroom of the CenturyLink Center. All registered attendees are invited to attend. The event's keynote speaker will be Union Pacific Chairman, Presdient & CEO Lance Fritz. The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) will also present thier 2016 Outstanding Woman of the Year Award.

Thank you to our keynote sponsor, LORAM Maintenance of Way.

Lance M. Fritz, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Rendition Original | Lance Fritz 2015

Lance M. Fritz is Union Pacific chairman, president and chief executive officer. He became chairman of the board effective October 1, 2015. Fritz became president and chief executive officer February 5, 2015, when he also was elected to the corporation's board of directors.

He previously served as president and chief operating officer of Union Pacific Railroad, a position he had held since February 2014, after serving as executive vice president-Operations and vice president-Labor Relations, respectively. He began his Union Pacific career in July 2000 as vice president and general manager-Energy in the company's Marketing and Sales department.

Before joining Union Pacific, Fritz worked for Fiskars Inc., Cooper Industries and General Electric. He is a graduate of Bucknell University and earned a master's degree in management from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Fritz serves on a number of industry boards and committees, is Chairman of the United Way of the Midlands board of directors, and serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce board of directors and the Omaha Symphony board of directors.

He and his wife, Julie, have two children and are committed to helping women and children at risk in the Omaha community

Show Details

Date: October 2 - 4, 2016

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Exhibits: CenturyLink Center Omaha

Technical/Education Sessions: Hilton Omaha

Questions? Please contact RSI at 202-347-4664.