Clarence is an experienced executive with more than 47 years of experience in the rail and transportation industries with CSX Corporation. During that time with the company, he held several executive roles where he was responsible for generating customer revenue, forecasting business trends, and developing CSX’s model for future revenue growth. Clarence retired from his role as President of CSX in 2017
Clarence received the 2015 Silver King Pin Award from the Intermodal Association of North America, the industry’s most prestigious award that recognizes an individual’s long-term contributions to intermodalism. He also served as a member of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank Trade and Transportation Advisory Council from 2010 to March of 2017. He was past President and member of the Board of Directors of National Freight Transportation Association from 2004 to March of 2017, a member of the Board of Directors of TTX Corporation from 2004 until March of 2017, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce from 2008 to 2010. Clarence holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Georgia.