Jared Sleeth is the Director of Marketing and Sales.
Jared is responsible for commercial development of the Grenada Railroad (GRYR) – including sales and marketing, industrial and economic development, planning and reporting, and external communications.
Prior to joining RailUSA in January 2020, Jared was with the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) for four years as Trainmaster, Director of Network Development, and Director of Business Development. This allowed him to gain wide ranging experience in short line operations, service design, revenue and car accounting, customer service, and sales and marketing. Before NOPB, Jared worked for Union Pacific Railroad as a Trainmaster in New Orleans, LA and Parsons, KS. In his pre-railroad career, Jared spent three years in trucking with Suddath Relocation Systems as a load planner and operations analyst, as well as the Operations Manager of SRS of Central Florida in Orlando. After graduating from college Jared spent seven years working as a carpenter and general contractor in Cashiers, NC and Jacksonville, FL.
Jared holds a Bachelors degree from Clemson University.