Dr. Randy Butler, DBA, PMP
With a career spanning over 50 years, Randy has worked in both the public sector and private sector executing projects in transportation operations, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), business development and program management of the firm’s freight, rail and economics sectors. Randy’s experience in the development and deployment of ITS connected vehicle technologies has improved safety and efficiency for transportation networks including Smart Columbus Truck Platooning and Port of Los Angeles FRATIS deployments. And through his previous experience as Technology Program Manager for Freight Operations at the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Assistant Vice President at Union Pacific Railroad, Randy has consistently used multiple emerging technologies to deliver projects on time and within budget.
What is your favorite part of your job? Setting up and managing projects.
How might clients describe you? The Former Executive Director of the Federal Highway Administration quote identifies a general statement of my work with clients. “Randy has demonstrated technical knowledge, and his leadership has helped advance intermodal freight technology throughout the United States.”
What are your 3 non-work passions? Time with family, reading and road trips in our RV.
What’s something that people might be surprised to know about you? During the first 20 years of my career, I managed the building and maintaining of railroad infrastructure for a class one railroad.