Terese Jones

VP & President, TCS

Terese is responsible for leading both Transportation Certification Services (TCS) and specialty staffing services (RTI) within Hallcon. She oversees the strategy and development of these lines of business, and maintains an extensive network of clients across freight, commuter and passenger rail groups in the U.S. and internationally.

Terese has over 25 years of experience in the railroad and private sector transit industries, including Fortune 500, mid-size and entrepreneurial organizations. Some clients include Class 1 railroads (such as BNSF, UP, CSX, CN, CPR, KCS), commuter and passenger rail clients, operations and maintenance operators and public transit authorities.

Prior to joining Hallcon, Terese held numerous senior executive positions in the railway industry, working with freight, passenger and commuter operations. Terese has worked extensively with key regulatory agencies such as the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Federal Transit Administration(FRA).

Terese has served on the Railway Safety Advisory Committee, International Association of Railway Operating Officers, and many other industry groups and associations. She is a recognized senior leader and renowned railway professional, and is well known for driving success in the O&M, training, operations, regulatory and safety areas.

Terese serves as a mentor to entrepreneurs and has worked with female and minority business enterprises. She has also been a key-note speaker at many women’s business organizations. Terese is also a member of the League of Railway Industry Women.