The Rail Summit 2014

Welcome to the Rail Summit 2014!

At The Rail Summit 2014, we are presenting the exciting and substantial Economic Opportunities resulting from the surge in Energy and Intermodal growth. Our Keynote Speakers, Panelists, and Breakout Sessions address the practical implementation of these opportunities.
If you are committed to increasing your profitable business and improving the economy of our region, then The Rail Summit 2014, held at the Union League Club in Chicago, is the right place for you to be on Friday, June 6, 2014. The Rail Summit provides an excellent forum where business deals are initiated.
As a valued sponsor, you have a unique opportunity to initiate new endeavors and expand current projects. Please contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details. As a participant, you also have a special advantage to meet and discuss your business projects with deal makers.
Our primary goal is to increase profitable deals at The Rail Summit 2014. During The Rail Summit 2013, an unprecedented amount of business was launched. As we expect to surpass prior results this year, we welcome your participation in The Rail Summit 2014.

the rail summit 2014 logo                             Looking forward to welcoming you,
Founder of The Rail Summit
Mary Elisabeth Pitz




VIP Speakers & Sponsors Dinner The 2014 Program Book


Honorary Co-Chairman



Sam Brownback

​State of Kansas


Honorary Co-Chairman, Keynote Speaker



Victor Smith

Secretary of Commerce
State of Indiana
“Pathways of Tomorrow”





Joseph C. Szabo

​Federal Rail Administration
"The Rail Portion of
The Grow America Act"


Keynote Speaker



Graham Brisben

Founder & CEO, ​PLG Consulting
"Shale Development: Evolving
Transportation Impacts"


Keynote Speaker



Brad Skinner

Chairman, OmniTRAX
"Energy Independence:
Rebirth of the American Dream"



Keynote Speaker



John Vickerman

President & CEO
​Vickerman & Associates, LLC
"Emerging Trade and Intermodal Growth
Opportunities for the US Midwest"







Partnering with you, we focus on increasing your profitable results.