Brant Nieminski

Brant Nieminski is the Executive Vice President, Over the Road for BNSF Logistics. In his role, Brant is responsible for delivering strategic leadership for OTR to profitably grow volume and scale the business by elevating service delivery, increasing business efficiency, and integrating new technology that enhances our customers’ and carriers’ logistics experiences.

Brant is passionate about building and leading high-performance, customer-focused teams that like to have fun in the pursuit of greatness. As an engineer and lean six sigma master black belt, he is rooted in lean business processes and technologies designed to deliver exceptional results for his customers.

Prior to BNSF Logistics, Brant served in senior and executive roles in the logistics, retail, and manufacturing industries for the past 25 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In his free time, he enjoys spending time at his Minnesota home boating, fishing, and snowmobiling with his family and friends.

Yancey Bowen

Yancey Bowen is the Executive Vice President, Specialty Services for BNSF Logistics. In his role, Yancey is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Specialty Services operating team as well as overseeing day-to-day operations to ensure company objectives are achieved related to profitability and customer service.

Yancey is passionate about building strong relationships with our customers by delivering the services and solutions their organizations need to be successful. He takes great pride in showcasing the skills of his team through their ability to solve problems for customers by gaining familiarity with their business from the inside out. He places extra importance on giving his employees the opportunity to become well-rounded professionals by offering them the development tools they need to grow along with the organization.

Yancey has worked for BNSF Logistics for almost 20 years. Prior to becoming the EVP, Specialty Services at BNSF Logistics, Yancey has served in other senior and executive roles in the transportation and logistics industry and at BNSF Logistics. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Development from the University of Arkansas. In his free time, he enjoys time with his family, preferably outdoors.

Robert Sutton

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.