Executive Director Port of Los Angeles (LA)

Seroka, Executive Director, Port of LA, is responsible for the success of the nation’s #1 container port that accounts for 41% of the west coast market share and 18% of the nation’s market.
LA Port has a AA bond rating, the highest given to a port without taxing authority. As the Port is not supported by the City of LA taxes, revenues are derived from fees for shipping services and leasing of facilities. Because of its 43 miles of waterfront on 7,500 acres, the Port has 26 passenger and cargo terminals and 86 ship-to-shore cranes. LA Port is the leader in supply chain efficiency and maritime shipping digitization with the launch of Port Optimizer™, a unique information portal developed with GE Transportation (GET). GET will present during a Breakout Session at the Summit.

The 9th Annual Rail Supply Chain Summit



Nate Asplund, President & CEO, Florida East Coast Railway
Brandy Christian, Pres. & CEO Port Nola; CEO, New Orleans Public Belt RR
Patrick F. Dixon, Customer Experience Manager – Branded Feed Products, Cargill, Inc.
Peter Gilbertson, President & CEO, Anacostia Rail Holdings
Clayton K. Harris, III, Executive Director, IL International Port District, Port Chicago
R. Christian Johnsen, Partner, Jones Walker, LLP
John H. Miller, Group V.P. – Industrial Products, BNSF Railway
Jeff Potts, V.P., Client Services, BluJay Solutions, Inc.,
Patrick J. Ottensmeyer,  President & CEO, Kansas City Southern Railroad
Mike Toohey, President & CEO, Waterways Council, Inc.
John Vickerman, President & CEO, Vickerman & Associates
Rodney Weinzierl, Executive Director, Illinois Corn Growers Association

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Union League Club, Chicago

Register Now. Only $390.

13 Keynotes Experts from the Rail (Class Ones, Regional Railroads, and Short Lines), Water, (Blue and Brown) and Shipping Sectors.

Excellent Networking with 300 check writers and senior executives including Breakfast, Lunch, and a Closing Reception.

For information on Sponsorships at the
2019 Rail Supply Chain Summit, please contact: or
call 312-750-9150.


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Chicago, IL 60611

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