Vice President of Safety, Training and Regulatory

Herman Crosson is the for the Patriot Rail and Port Company and is the Brigade Commander of the 59th Troop Command, a South Carolina Army National Guard unit specializing in Transportation, Maintenance, Military Police operations. His career includes port and railroad operations, business development, management of multi-functional teams, military logistics, and regulatory compliance. For more than 30 years, Mr. Crosson’s leadership experience in the private and public sector gives him a unique understanding of Safety, Logistics, Regulatory requirements and Training in complex environments. He has developed an exceptional background in people and project management and a leadership philosophy based on communication and process improvement.

Mr. Crosson leads the Patriot Rail and Ports Company sustainability efforts, strives for a cleaner environment and the efficient use of resources to make a better world for future generations. He served honorably in support of Operation Stabilization Force, Bosnia and Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait. Mr. Crosson earned a Master’s of Strategic Studies from the US Army War College, Master’s of Business Administration from Liberty University, and Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Arts from Excelsior University. Additionally, he is a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College’s Intermediate Level Education and Advanced Officer Courses, which place emphasis on senior-level management, organizational theory, and international affairs.

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