cynthia oconnor

president at rail systems, inc

Greater New York City Area

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cynthia oconnor's Overview

  • President at Rail Systems, Inc.
  • President at TransMech Design
  • Executive Vice President at Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway
  • Systems Programmer / Analyst at The Boston & Maine Railroad

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cynthia oconnor's Summary

Expert Business Analyst; Insightful communication skills; team player in Turn Arounds.

cynthia oconnor's Experience


Rail Systems, Inc.

February 1982Present (32 years 8 months) Hopewell, NJ

Business Development and Market Analysis


TransMech Design

19961999 (3 years) Amlber,PA & Hopewell, NJ

Rail car design for Asian, European, South American markets where equipment design innovation provided improved payload. Responsible for multiple design enhancements. Sold 1999.

Executive Vice President

Toledo, Peoria & Western Railway

19871990 (3 years) Hollis, NH & Peoria, IL

Regional Railroad
Responsibilities included Marketing, Accounting and Information Systems

Systems Programmer / Analyst

The Boston & Maine Railroad

September 1980March 1982 (1 year 7 months) North Billerica, MA & Boston, MA

JCL, COBOL, PL/1, Easytrieve languages in support of Information Systems, Marketing, Mechanical departments. Established Repair & Return System, instituted management access to corporate databases.

cynthia oconnor's Skills & Expertise

  1. Turn Around Management
  2. Freight
  3. Executive Management
  4. Strategy
  5. Access
  6. Logistics
  7. COBOL
  8. Mergers & Acquisitions
  9. Acquisition Integration
  10. Databases
  11. Rail
  12. Income Statement
  13. Strategic Planning
  14. Management
  15. Start-ups
  16. Marketing
  17. Due Diligence
  18. Management Consulting
  19. Transportation Planning
  20. Business Development
  21. Transportation
  22. Operations Management
  23. Turnaround Experience
  24. Contract Negotiation
  25. Business Planning
  26. Transportation Management
  27. Container
  28. Supply Chain Management
  29. Supply Chain
  30. P&L
  31. Process Improvement

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cynthia oconnor's Education

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick

B.S., Environmental Sciences- Geology


Assist. to the Director, Rutgers Archaeological Survey Office, 1976-1978;
Assistant, Caribbean Plate Surveys, Dr. Eric Christofferson, Rutgers Geology Dept., sponsored by Dept. Navy, 1979

Activities and Societies: Intern - NJ DEP, CAFRA section, Coastal Windfarm Analysis 1975

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