Bobby Franklin has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for TNW Corporation. In this new position, he is responsible for the performance, staffing, resource alignment, and implementation of strategic initiatives for all TNW Corporation units: TXNW Railway, TXR railway, TXGN Railway, and TNW Logistics. He reports directly to the TNW CEO Paul Treangen. 

"Bobby leadership and vision have realigned and imroved our railway operations to achieve industry leading performance," says Treangen on his decision to make this appointment. " He excels at supporting the outstanding team that serves our customers, and is well-qualified to keep our company growing." 

Previously, Mr. Franklin served in TNW roles of Vice President, transportation Director, Railways Operations and General Manager, TXNW. Before coming to TNW Corporation in 2020, Bobby served as the Vice President of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB). Other rail industry roles include Chief Transportations Officer at the NOPB and Superintendent and Teminal Manager at CSX Transportation. He is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi.