JOHN E. FENTON
CEO, PATRIOT RAIL & PORTS, JACKSONVILLE
Patriot Rail operates 13 regional and freight short line railroads, a scenic rail excursion train and three rail-related services companies with more than 600 rail miles across the U.S. It also runs an integrated port logistics business and controls 375,000 square feet of refrigerated cold storage warehousing, 1 million square feet of dry storage warehousing and approximately 81 acres of commercial terminals. It employs 619.
|EDUCATION||Indiana University (BS), University of Southern California (MS)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I once ran a program called Educate and Work Our Children in collaboration with my church to support an orphanage. As part of this program, I raised ostriches, once having more than 400 on my farm.|
|NEW HOBBY||My family and I recently bought a home in the mountains of North Carolina, and the quality time that I am able to spend with my family there is invaluable.|
|READING||The Road to Character, by David Brooks|