Bluegrass IIBA Chapter announces new community support from R.J. Corman Railroad Group. “We’re excited to see the commitment to the community and professional education that R.J. Corman shows in this sponsorship” says LeShai Phelps, Vice President of Sponsorship for Bluegrass IIBA Chapter. “Community involvement was very important to our founder, Rick Corman, and that commitment still exists in the company today”, says Richard Power, Business Analyst for R.J. Corman Railroad Group.
Richard J. (Rick) Corman started his business after graduating from Jessamine County High School, in Nicholasville, KY, in 1973. The company is still headquartered there today and employs 1,700 employees in 22 states. The company’s operations encompass an array of services, including: railroad construction, short line railroad operations, dispatch, industrial switching services, emergency response, track material logistics, distribution centers, signal design and construction and an excursion dinner train. The company’s diversity has given them the ability to service all aspects of the freight railroad industry at any scale. R.J. Corman also encourages employee health and community involvement. In support of these ideas, the company hosts and sponsors numerous community-wide events, including its traditional Fourth of July fireworks celebration and 5k races that benefit employees and their families, as well as local charities and organizations.
Bluegrass IIBA Chapter is dedicated to the advancement of the business analysis profession in the Bluegrass state of Kentucky. Bringing awareness of best in class educational resources for business analysis professionals supports that mission. Bluegrass IIBA Chapter is dedicated to assisting business analysts advance their careers. This brings awareness of the value that business analysts provide organizations in the Bluegrass state and throughout the world.