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League of Railway Industry Women
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About the League of Railway Industry Women: Founded in 1997, the League of Railway Industry Women (www.lriw.org) is dedicated to providing leadership and support for the personal and professional growth of women in railroading and railway-related business...
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Kaleigh Reyes began her career in the rail industry in 2008.
In her current role with GE Transportation, she is focused on the Transit, Short Line and Contractor segments.
In her previous roles, Kaleigh has served in subject-matter expert, product and project management and voice of the customer capacities.
currently holds the position of First Vice President of the League of Railway Industry Women
Since joining in 2011, she has held the positions of Membership Chair, Director at Large and Webmaster.
In 2013, Kaleigh
was named the organization's Outstanding Member of the Year.
This award honors women who provide leadership and pursue professional growth in railroading and share their knowledge and experience with other members.
serves on the technology committee for ASLRRA.
She is also an active member of the National Association of Railway Business Women, AREMA and the Project Management Institute.
In 2015, Kaleigh
was named a Rising Star of North America's railroad industry by Progressive Railroading Magazine
The magazine defines a rising star as someone under the age of 40 who has made, or is making, a positive impact on his
company, organization, department or team, and is viewed by others - peers, colleagues, supervisors, clients or associates - as an up-and-coming leader in the rail industry.
Kaleigh is actively pursuing a degree in management from Pennsylvania State University.
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Women Advancing Our Industry - League of Railway Industry Women
Kaleigh Reyes Promoted to Solutions Consultant at GE Transportation [11/15/13] Kaleigh Reyes was promoted to the role of Solutions Consultant at GE Transportation.
In this role, she will support the RailDOCS suite, which is part of GET's Optimization Solutions business focused on the rail industry.
Reyes sits on LRIW Board of Directors as First Vice President.
LRIW Joins in Railroad Lobby Day in DC - League of Railway Industry Women
Some of the LRIW participants: (from left) Jamie Clark, UNITRAC; Kaleigh Reyes, GE Transportation; Susan Robertson, Virginia Rail Solutions; Kathy Keeney, RailResource, and Natalie McCarroll, UNITRAC.
LRIW Vice President Kaleigh Reyes said the LRIW had a larger turnout than she expected and that she was quite impressed by the number of women, in general, that participated in Railroad Day.
"I particularly enjoyed that the Railroad Day lobbyist teams were separated regionally - it allowed me the opportunity to speak to my elected officials about important industry issues and network with men and women who live and work in my area - some of whom I'd never had the opportunity to interact with before."
Kaleigh reports that legislators and their staff were interested in the LRIW
's presence at the event, providing an opening for her
to give an LRIW "elevator speech.
Other women from her
delegation also inquired about the LRIW
and it's likely that the LRIW
picked up new members from Railroad Day thanks to the efforts of Kaleigh
and other LRIW
"I particularly enjoyed that the Railroad ...
"I particularly enjoyed that the Railroad Day lobbyist teams were separated regionally - it allowed me the opportunity to speak to my elected officials about important industry issues and network with men and women who live and work in my area - some of whom I'd never had the opportunity to interact with before," said LRIW Vice President Kaleigh Reyes in regards to Railroad Day 2014.
Executive Officers - League of Railway Industry Women
1st Vice President: Kaleigh Reyes, Solutions Consultant, GE Transportation