- Regional Director, North America
- Washington DC
Named Regional Director of the North American division of Network Rail Consulting in 2015, Ron oversees Network Rail Consulting’s North American portfolio.
Ron Hartman joined Network Rail Consulting Inc. from Transdev North America, where he has been the Chief Executive Officer of rail division since 2008, leading the transformation of commuter rail operations in Florida, California, and Boston as well as Transdev’s successful rail infrastructure maintenance and construction subsidiary, VTMI, which he established in 2009.
Ron began his career with the American Public Transit Association (APTA), working in policy, legislation and technical support before taking up the post of General Manager at Maryland’s Mass Transit Administration (MTA) for over a decade. Ron went on to serve as Vice President for planning and development at Amtrak for three years before joining Veolia Transportation as the Executive Vice President-Mid Atlantic, and then Senior Vice President, where he held key responsibilities in operations and business development.
Ron holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from George Washington University in Washington DC. He is a member of Leadership Washington and a founding and Executive Committee member of the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance as well as a current and past member of other boards and organizations. He served as a Visiting Scholar for the Rudin Center for Transportation at New York University in New York City and he lectures at the University of Maryland.