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Eric Cunningham

AVP, Sales & Marketing

Eric joined Pinsly Railroad Company in September of 2023 as the Assistant Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  In this capacity, he is responsible for sales and marketing, industrial and economic development, customer relationships, and growth for Gulf & Atlantic’s Midwest Railroads.

Prior to joining Pinsly Eric served as Assistant Vice President of Industrial Products for four and a half years at Plastic Express, which is a global logistics company that specializes in Bulk Trucking, Warehousing, Packaging, Transload, and Port Drayage.  Before working at Plastic Express, Eric worked for CSX Transportation for 23 years.  In his last role at CSX, Eric served as Director of Sales for the Forest and Paper, Metals, Military, Machinery & Equipment sales teams responsible for revenues of over $1.5B.  In his 23 years at CSX, Eric worked in Service Management, Customer Service, and Sales and Marketing in various roles.

Eric served on the Board of Directors for the Northwest YMCA of Atlanta for over seven years where he was Vice Chair and also Committee Chair of the Opioid and Heroin Awareness Committee.  In this capacity, Eric worked with the YMCA and its local communities to bring awareness of the dangers of opioid dependency and heroin addiction.  Eric currently serves on the Board of the Southeast Association of Rail Shippers.

Eric holds an MBA in Global Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Middle Tennessee State University.  He and his wife Deana have three children and split their time between Dallas, GA and St. Augustine, FL.