News Alert: Reinke joins TIA as new president and CEO

Anne Reinke, formerly an executive at CSX and most recently in a role at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), has been named as the new president and CEO of the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the trade association representing the 3PL industry.

The TIA made the announcement late Friday. Reinke will take the place of Doug Clark, an industry veteran who had headed up the group on an interim basis since June. Clark in turn replaced Bob Voltmann, the longtime TIA head who departed from the organization, also in June.

Reinke is an attorney by trade. She had been with CSX for 16 years in its federal affairs office in Washington and rose to the role of vice president of government affairs for the Class I railroad. Before that, Reinke worked for the same type of Washington trade association she will now head, with positions at the Association of American Railroads and the High Speed Ground Transportation Association.

For the last two years, she had been deputy assistant secretary for congressional affairs at the DOT.  The WSP Federal Briefing publication described her job as “responsible for outreach to industry stakeholders and state and local government officials.”

In a prepared statement released to announce Reinke’s hiring, Brian Evans, the CEO of L&L Freight Services and the board chair of TIA, said of Reinke: “Anne’s experience in the transportation industry, coupled with her extensive government affairs background and leadership skills, will help guide TIA as we seek to enhance strategic alliances, strengthen industry and stakeholder partnerships and increase our standing on Capitol Hill – all in support of providing increased tools, resources and representation to our members.”

Reinke got her undergraduate degree from Rice University in Houston and her law degree from Wake Forest University.

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