DENVER – OmniTRAX, one of the fastest growing railroads in North America and an affiliate of The Broe Group, announces Robert Walker has been appointed Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. He reports to CEO Kevin Shuba and is responsible for corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax and pricing.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Rob to OmniTRAX where we expect him to make an immediate positive impact. I am particularly impressed with Rob’s ability to lead the financial function in a complex, industry-leading business, while maintaining an unrelenting focus on serving and advocating for customers,” said Shuba.
For the past 10 years, Walker served as Chief Operating and Financial Officer at The Madison Companies and affiliates, where his responsibilities included the oversight of accounting, finance, tax, financial planning, treasury, human resources and IT functions. Prior to joining The Madison Companies, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO of property operations and redevelopment at Apartment Investment and Management Company, a publicly traded REIT, and as Senior Vice President and CFO for Miller Global Properties, a private equity real estate fund manager.
“OmniTRAX has amazing growth potential. The company is leading the transformation of transportation services and logistics. Kevin and the executive team recognize and appreciate that they’re making history, and I’m delighted to be a part of it,” Walker said.
Walker started his career in audit and advisory services at Ernst & Young and served as Global Controller for GE Capital Real Estate. He is a CPA and earned an MBA from the University of North Texas and a BA in Accounting from the University of Texas.