Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:


Dan Hampton

Dan Hampton
Manager Contract Services
CSX Transportation

Biography: Daniel Hampton is the Manager of Contract Services for CSX Transportation. He is responsible for the contract programs of rail grinding, shoulder ballast cleaning, ditching, undercutting, yard cleaning, and vegetation management.

Dan started at CSX as a manager in Maintenance of Way. He then worked four years in Design and Construction as a Project Engineer in Cincinnati, managing projects that included drainage, tunnels, bridges, roadbed stabilization, siding additions, line speed increases, flat yard, and hump yard projects. In 2010, he moved the cross-functional Process Excellence department as an Industrial Engineer and then as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt supporting the Engineering department. In 2014, he received the Chairman’s Award of Excellence for work as an Enterprise Asset Management Project Manager, before beginning his current job in 2015.

Dan has a BS in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is also a graduate of the Army Field Artillery School, the Army Ranger School, and is a current member of Subcommittee 9 in Committee 4 – Rail.