In his role, Robert provides leadership, guidance, and strategic direction to the innovation team which includes, research and development, corporate strategy and the office of Project Management. What excites Robert the most each day is the opportunity to create and leverage progressive logistics concepts that positively impact our customers’ supply chains and improves the overall transportation and logistics market.
Before stepping into the role of Executive Vice President, Robert led the US and International Project and Rail Services as Senior Vice President. Roberts extensive leadership experience spans over 25 years in the transportation and logistics industry.
Robert received his Bachelors of Science, Business Administration in Finance from the University of Arkansas. He is an active member of the Supply Chain Management Research Center and the Ozark chapter of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. Robert serves his local community by serving in various roles with the Boy Scouts of America and as a board member for Arkansas Junior Achievement.
In his role as President, Dan Curtis focuses on the importance of investing in our people as well as the continuous development of new technology in order to take BNSF Logistics to new heights.
His goal for BNSF Logistics is to provide a great quality of life in a safe and fun environment with ample opportunity for personal and professional growth. He is passionate about BNSF Logistics being a premier place to work by fostering an inclusive and collaborative workplace that thrives on the diversity of thought and the personal experience of each employee.
Prior to taking over the role of President in 2018, Dan served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for BNSF Logistics for seven years. He previously held various senior financial leadership positions at Greatwide Logistics Services and key roles at Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and Ernst & Young. He is using his 25 years of experience in the logistics and financial sectors to drive transformation by cultivating people and technology in innovative ways.
Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Baylor University. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and boating.