Mark Smith was appointed Chief Transportation Officer for Montana Rail Link in 2015. Mark is responsible for all aspects of safety within the Transportation Department as well as all terminal, train, and dispatching center operations. Mark began his railroad career in 1988 as a track laborer and was later promoted to switchman. He has held various management positions including Assistant Trainmaster, Trainmaster, Terminal Superintendent and Superintendent prior to being promoted to his current position of Chief Transportation Officer. Mark is currently seeking his BA in Business Management.