Mike Ogborn
Mike Ogborn

Professional Experience:

August 1, 2012 – present Ogborn Consulting Group, LLC ("OCG") - Managing Member. OCG provides consulting services to the transportation industry

September 1, 2013 – present American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association – Senior Advisor

November 1, 2016 – present Short Line Safety Institute – Senior Advisor

Prior Professional Experience:

1991 – July 31, 2012 Executive Vice President and Managing Director of OmniTRAX, Inc. ("OmniTRAX"). OmniTRAX is one of North America's largest private transportation and railroad management companies

Professional Organizations and Memberships:

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (1994 – present) – Chairman (2010 – 2013) and various officer positions

Rail-Shipper Transportation Advisory Council (2010 – 2016) – (Chairman (2016) – Advises the STB, Department of Transportation, and Congress on transportation policies, legislation, and regulations

Rail Industry Working Group (1994 – present – Committee made up of large and small railroad representatives to foster understanding and resolve problems within the industry

Colorado Transit and Rail Advisory Council and predecessors and Freight Advisory Council (1998 – present)

Colorado Freight Advisory Council (1998 to present – Vice Chairman)


B.A. University of South Dakota

J.D. University of South Dakota

My Sessions
PTC & Signalling- Chair: Mike Ogborn
Keynotes- New Challenges and Electrification, Chair: Mike Ogborn