Michael Ward

Michael Ward has served as director since September 2017. Mr. Ward spent forty years serving in various executive leadership, financial, and coal marketing positions with one of the nation’s premier transportation and logistics companies, CSX Corporation, and its predecessor company, Chessie System, Inc., most recently as Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until 2017. Mr. Ward currently serves on the boards of directors of Ashland Global Holdings, Inc. and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., as well as a number of boards of various local, regional, and national not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Ward earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Maryland.