April 22, 2015 – CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced the appointment of Rodney J. Oglesby as resident vice president of state government affairs for Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York City.
Oglesby will oversee the company’s interactions with executive and legislative branches as well as community officials in Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York City. Oglesby reports to Randy Cheetham, regional vice president for state government and community affairs.
“Rodney has dedicated the past five years to advocating on behalf of the most critical issue in Philadelphia -- the education and development of its school children,” said Cheetham. “We look forward to him applying those skills and his strong relationships on the local, state and federal level to rail safety and community engagement.”
Prior to joining CSX, Oglesby was the executive director of government relations for the School District of Philadelphia, the eighth-largest school district in the country. Before working for the School District, Oglesby was chief counsel to Pennsylvania State Senator Anthony H. Williams. Oglesby previously held positions at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, General Electric Financial Assurance and Citigroup.
Oglesby holds a juris doctorate from the Widener University School of Law, as well as a bachelor of business administration from Georgia Southern University. He is bar certified in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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