Our Company

The World's Most Accomplished Executive Recruiting Firm

Specializing in Rail, Transportation, and Mobility

Since our founding in 1988, Edna A. Rice Executive Recruiters have focused exclusively on the rail, transportation, and mobility industries, as well as businesses who supply, support, and contract with these industries. No other global search firm can make that statement.

Our recruiters have the industry-specific knowledge and expertise to consistently deliver outstanding results for both our clients and our candidates. We adhere to the highest ethical standards and confidentiality in our searches and are committed to treating each candidate with utmost professionalism.

Our placements have ranged from presidents of companies to individuals who repair locomotives. We have recruited hundreds of CEOs, senior executives, operations managers, engineers, sales, marketing, and plant personnel. We continue to serve as the search firm of choice by well-established, newly created, and emerging companies in the industries we serve.

We continuously support growth in our industries by helping attract the right talent, at the right time, to seize and optimize current opportunities!


Serving a Wide Range of Companies

Our Valued Clients Include:

  • Freight Railroads
  • Short Lines
  • Locomotive Repair
  • Transit Authorities
  • Infrastructure
  • Construction Firms
  • Manufacturers
  • Technology Companies
  • Private Equity Investors
  • Passenger Railcar Builders
  • Engineering Firms
  • Global Transit Operators
  • Industry Suppliers
  • Bus Builders
  • Ports
  • Mining

How is one-third of all U.S. exports and roughly 40% of long distance freight volume transported?

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Freight vs. Passenger Rail