Herzog Railroad Services, Inc. – President
Michael (Mike) J. Mastio, Ph.D., joined Herzog in 2019 as the President of Herzog Railroad Services, Inc. In this role, Mike provides executive oversight for company operations, railroad maintenance services, and the development of specialized equipment for Class 1 railroads, short lines, and regional railroads.
Prior to joining Herzog, Mike spent over 25 years in various leadership roles across a range of industries from consumer goods (PepsiCo, Inc.) to franchise operations (YUM! Brands) to industrial products. He most recently served as the SVP and Chief Technical Officer at WireCo World Group, Inc.
Mike brings a strong background in organizational operations, including supply chain, commercialization, business development, research & development, and engineering. He personally holds 11 patents in the areas of heat and mass transfer, electronic sterilization, and equipment design. More than 40 patents have been granted to the innovation teams that Mike led.
Mike holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a doctorate in Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri. He also graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Missouri Western State University.View all Leadership