DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OmniTRAX, one of the fastest growing railroads in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, announces Justin Strickland is joining the company as Director, Economic Development. Strickland, who reports to Vice President of Economic Development Ean Johnson, will support all phases of business growth and act as a liaison with economic development partners in the southeast United States.
“Justin has just about the perfect background for our company – a great mix of public and private sector experience. His business development skills mean that current and potential OmniTRAX clients will be even better served,” said Johnson.
Strickland previously spent more than 12 years at the Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission (ADEDC) in Albany, Georgia, most recently serving as President. Prior to his role at the ADEDC he was a marketing executive for Community Capital Bancshares, Inc., a multi-state bank holding company.
Strickland has been recognized by the International Economic Development Council as a Certified Economic Developer and was a founder of Locate South Georgia, a regional economic development marketing alliance for South Georgia. He is a member of the Georgia Economic Developers Association, the Southern Economic Development Council, and the International Economic Development Council. He is a graduate of The University of Georgia, and was a member of the 2018 class of Leadership Georgia.
About OmniTRAX, Inc.
As one of North America’s largest and fastest growing private railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX’s core capabilities range from providing transportation and supply chain management services to railroad and port companies, to providing intermodal and industrial switching operations to railroads, ports and a diverse group of industrial companies. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX. More information is available at omnitrax.com.
About The Broe Group
Based in Denver, The Broe Group and its affiliates form a privately-owned, multi-billion-dollar real estate, transportation, energy and investment organization with assets owned and managed across North America. Together, Broe managed companies employ more than 1,000 people and support employment of thousands of others through operations such as its Great Western Industrial Park in Northern Colorado. Its transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, Inc., is one of North America’s largest private railroad and transportation management companies specializing in: management services, railroad and port services, intermodal solutions and industrial switching operations. Its energy affiliates include Great Western Petroleum LLC, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin. Broe Real Estate Group acquires, develops and manages office and industrial properties, medical office buildings and multi-family communities across the country, including premier assets in many of the most desirable markets. The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups. For more information, visit broe.com.