Daniel O’Neal, Jr.
- Independent Director
Mr. O’Neal has served as a member of the Board since 1994. He also served as Director of Gunderson from 1985 to 2005. Mr. O’Neal serves as an advisor to the Company regarding strategic relationships with railroads and supplier industries and with the deferral government, a position he held from 1997 until January of 2011 as an employee of the Company and as a consultant to the Company thereafter. Mr. O’Neal served as a Commissioner of the Interstate Commerce Commission from 1973 to 1980 and, from 1977 until 1980 served as its Chairman. Since 1985 he has served in various executive positions with the Company, including as Chairman of Greenbrier Intermodal from 1984 to 1994, Chairman of Autostack from 1989 to 1996 and Chairman of Greenbrier Logistics from 1996 to 1997. Prior to joining the Company in 1985, he was a partner in a business law firm. From 1989 until 1996 he was Chief Executive Offices and owner of a freight transportation services company. He was Chairman of Washington State’s Freight Mobility Board from its inception in 1998 until July 2005. Mr. O’Neal is a member of the Washington State Transportation Commission. In 2007 the Governor of Washington appointed him to the newly formed Puget Sound Partnership Leadership Board. He is on the board of various non-profit organization. Mr. O’Neal brings transportation industry, governmental relations and regulatory affairs expertise to the Board.