Alex has over 15 years of experience in railroad operations, industrial switching, financial, safety, and marketing management. He also has experience in track repair, locomotive repair, and railcar repair. He also has an extensive background in railroad safety (OSHA and FRA) and railroad law. He was worked for Union Pacific, Savage Services, and The Andersons. Alex also has a proven real-world and academic background in entrepreneurship. He also has an extensive academic background in safety program development and administration.