This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Greenbrier Hires Jack Isselmann As Director Of Corporate Relations And Communications





LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greenbrier Companies [NYSE: GBX] today announced that Jack Isselmann joined the Company as Director of Corporate Relations and Communications.

Isselmann reports to William Furman, president and chief executive officer.  In this role, he will lead the Company's interaction with political officials and candidates and provide strategic direction on legislative matters.  Isselmann will assume the public affairs responsibilities previously held by Susan Wilson, director, operations analysis and control & public affairs, who is joining her husband on a multi-year expatriate assignment in China.  Wilson will continue to do international consulting work for Greenbrier, reporting to the CEO and others as assigned.

Isselmann will also act as the Company's interface in local communities where Greenbrier has operations.  As head of public affairs, he will direct Greenbrier's charitable contributions program and manage company media relations and internal communication programs.  Isselmann will supervise the Company's representation in various business organizations and coalitions as well as participate in Greenbrier's legal and human resources operations.

"We feel fortunate to have an individual of Jack's caliber join our organization," commented William Furman.  Furman continued, "Jack's reputation has been that of an extremely effective advocate and strategist for his clients.  This, combined with his deep experience and extensive personal network, will provide Greenbrier with great capability across a broad range of responsibilities."

Isselmann most recently was a partner at Tonkon Torp LLP and head of its Oregon Government Relations practice group.  At Tonkon Torp, Isselmann served the Oregon University System, the Oregon Economic Development Association, the City of Hillsboro, and Greenbrier, among other clients.  Prior to joining Tonkon Torp in 2006, Isselmann served as deputy director for the State of Oregon's Economic and Community Development Department (OECDD), and was on the Governor's staff from 2003 to 2005.  He also previously acted as a corporate lawyer, both in-house and in private practice, for Silicon Forest technology companies and was a principal in his own public affairs and government relations consulting practice. 

Isselmann is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Southern California and earned his law degree with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law.  He serves on the board of trustees for All Hands Raised, and previously served on the boards of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry and the Oregon chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

About Greenbrier Companies

Greenbrier, ( www.gbrx.com), headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, is a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad industry. Greenbrier builds new railroad freight cars in its three manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Mexico and marine barges at its U.S. facility. It also repairs and refurbishes freight cars and provides wheels and railcar parts at 39 locations across North America. Greenbrier builds new railroad freight cars and refurbishes freight cars for the European market through both its operations in Poland and various subcontractor facilities throughout Europe. Greenbrier owns approximately 11,000 railcars, and performs management services for approximately 219,000 railcars.

SOURCE The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX)

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,131.97 +100.83 0.59%
S&P 500 1,998.98 +14.85 0.75%
NASDAQ 4,552.7590 +33.8570 0.75%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs