Our Team Member
John R. Murphy (Contractor Employee)
Senior Public Transit Executive
Mr. John R. Murphy started Gallatin Management Services on his retirement in 2016 from CSX, a leading freight transportation company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida with over 29,000 employees and $11 billion in annual revenues. Originally from Montana, John holds degrees in Management and Marketing, and an MBA with post-graduate work in Transportation. For the last seven years he has been an international quality judge and routinely speaks or writes on the subjects of continuous improvement, change, asset management, predicative analytics/IOT, and reliability.
Employed with CSX for 34 years, he held a number of positions in the areas of Terminal Management, Rail Car Management, Operations Planning, Economic Analysis, Budget Planning & Reporting, and led the creation of CSX’s Six Sigma, Lean Engineering, Project Management, and Process Excellence programs. In the course of his own continuous improvement journey, Mr. Murphy completed CSX’s Blackbelt, and Master Blackbelt certification programs.
John retired as CSX Chief Mechanical Officer – Engineering and Strategy. In his CMO role, John was responsible for development of locomotive and railcar business intelligence systems, physical infrastructure modernization, creation of asset management and workforce planning strategies, and led the Mechanical, Electrical, and Industrial Engineering maintenance functions.
He founded Gallatin with the objective of helping businesses, agencies, and the military by providing comprehensive solutions optimizing the reliability, availability, and cost management of their physical assets.