Treasurer - Donley Forrest
The Greenbrier Companies, Inc.
VP Sales | Account Executive
• TCC Treasurer
Donley is a seasoned sales professional with almost fifteen years of experience in transportation. In September of 2017, he joined The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX), a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad and marine industries. The company operates a lease portfolio and builds new railroad tank & freight cars in its manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, and Poland. As Vice President of Midwest Sales & Account Executive, Donley oversees account management, market development, strategic planning, contract negotiations and direct sales/lease growth initiatives for targeted Midwest industrial and agricultural shippers. Prior to this, he spent ten years with Chicago-based GATX Corporation as an account manager in the Midwest Sales department. Throughout his career, he has established a high-level track record of securing new accounts and optimizing established customer relationships.
Donley has been a member of the Chicago Traffic Club since 2011 and currently holds the role of Secretary. This will be his fifth consecutive year as a member of the club’s Board of Directors. He is a graduate of Marquette University’s College of Business Administration, finance department. Donley lives in Chicago with his wife Cara and dog Hobbes.