Steven J. Anthony was appointed Management Member of the Board by President Obama in 2014 upon the recommendation of the Association of American Railroads and the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association. His appointment was confirmed by the Senate on April 9, and he was sworn into office on May 8.
Mr. Anthony has more than 36 years of experience in the railroad industry. Prior to his appointment, he served as the Senior General Counsel of the Norfolk Southern Corporation from 2007 to 2012. Previously, he was a Washington Representative for Norfolk Southern from 1997 to 2007, and also served as a General Attorney at the company from 1981 until 1997.
Before joining Norfolk Southern, Mr. Anthony was the Secretary and General Counsel of the Illinois Terminal Railroad from 1978 to 1981, having joined the company as a General Attorney in 1976.
A native of Missouri, Mr. Anthony earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Missouri (1971) and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa (1974).