On October 11th, 2021, Jennifer Krips accepted a promotion to the position of Marketing Director from her previous position as Marketing Manager. Jennifer has worked in the A/E/C industry since 2005, providing strategic business development, graphics, and marketing services to transportation-focused engineering and construction firms.
Jennifer has been with the RailPros team since 2016, leading the West Coast team of proposal management staff and marketers in the capture planning, proposal development, and graphics and marketing tasks at the firm. She is involved in most of the firm’s business pursuits, providing guidance in pre-marketing activities, the development of proposals, and preparation for in-person interviews. During her leadership as Marketing Manager, RailPros increased its shortlist and win rate by more than 20%.
In her new role, Jennifer will lead the entire RailPros proposal management and marketing staff, assigning and coordinating proposal and graphics functions companywide. “I am excited to have Jennifer move into the new position of Marketing Director. Her experience and leadership in business development strategy, proposal development, and graphics in the A/E/C industry positions her well to lead the entire RailPros Marketing team” said Mark Wheeland, Sr. Vice President Service Delivery of RailPros.
RailPros was founded in 2000 and is exclusively focused on providing rail and transit engineering and construction services. The firm is headquartered in Irving, Texas. We employ more than 800 rail and transit engineers, construction, inspection, design, and field support staff. Through our extensive resources, we are able to respond to the full spectrum of the industry’s management, construction, planning, and design needs.
RailPros’ senior staff includes top industry talent who bring diverse and comprehensive expertise to the RailPros team. Our senior management team includes licensed professional engineers; several railroad professionals with more than 20 years of industry experience each; and former employees of BNSF, UP, Amtrak, Caltrans, and SCRRA. Having worked closely with Class I carriers and commuter rail agencies to implement, upgrade, and expand their rail services, RailPros senior staff members offer clients time-tested railroad and project experience in managing, designing, and constructing projects under live railroad traffic, with minimal disruption to existing rail service.
Through extensive experience providing project management, construction management, project development, project design, operational support and railroad coordination for our clients, RailPros has a unique understanding of the rail and transit needs of the industry.