Meet Our Team
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Stu Towner, Chief Executive Officer, created Jaguar Transport Holdings, LLC in 2018 alongside Terry Towner. Throughout his career, Stu has held titles such as SVP of Network Strategy, SVP of Service Assurance/Asset Management, and AVP of Operations. Not only does he have the industry experience, but Stu also has the passion to take care of our team and all our customer’s needs. Stu has established a ONETEAM culture for the company, stating that we should earn the right to grow with our customers, communities, and internal stakeholders.
Terry Towner, co-creator of Jaguar Transport Holdings, LLC, has an extensive background in leadership and transportation. After 13 years in the financial and banking industries, he shifted into transportation operations. Serving 14 years at Watco Companies, he worked in various capacities, including Vice Chairman, President, COO, and CFO. Since 2013, he has served as Director and member of the Audit and Conflicts Committee of Tallgrass Energy. Terry also provides advisory services to various institutional clients and private companies.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Dave serves as chief financial officer of Jaguar Transport Holdings, LLC. He is a seasoned financial executive with more than 15 years of domestic as well as international experience in financial leadership and consulting. With his extensive background, he has knowledge in areas such as process improvement, mergers/acquisitions, integration support/management, system design/development, financial systems, monthly reporting/analytics, risk and governance, financial strategy, and budgetary oversight. Dave was welcomed onto the Jaguar Transport team in December of 2020.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF RAIL OPERATIONS
Matthew was appointed Senior Vice President of Operations in June 2019. Bringing in a “boots on the ground” background, Matt is driven to ensure safe and effective operations out in the field. He started off his railroad career as a conductor, and with hard work and dedication, he progressed into roles such as VP of Process Improvement and VP of Operations. That hands-on experience plays a key role in streamlining processes, reducing operating costs, and providing technology solutions for our team members and customers.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF TEAM MEMBER SERVICES
Amy was appointed Senior Vice President of Team Services in October 2020. In this position, Amy serves as the organization’s relations and company culture leader, ensuring Jaguar team members are working in an advantageous environment. Throughout her career, Amy has worked in the transportation industry specifically focusing on all elements of human resources. Before joining the team, she worked as the VP of Human Resources where she directly oversaw recruiting, onboarding, payroll, training, and interpersonal relationships for over 5,000 team members.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING
Anthony joined the Jaguar Team in 2021 as Senior Vice President of Engineering. In his role he is responsible for providing engineering support for Jaguar transport railroads and terminal operations. Dedicating 37 years in this industry, Anthony is a railroad professional who has held various leadership roles including SVP of Engineering, VP of Engineering, and Chief Engineer. Throughout his career, Anthony has invested additional time in the American Railway Engineering Association as well as the American Short Line & Regional Association Engineering Committee.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ACQUISITIONS & FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
Chris joined Jaguar in November 2020 and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Financial Analysis in April 2021. Beginning his career as a Certified Public Accountant, Chris has spent the last decade working in financial roles that were focused on the acquisition and management of infrastructure assets. Using his knowledge and experience, he will lead this department during due diligence processes, develop financial models for new investment opportunities, direct all insurance coverages, generate near and long-term forecasts, and by collaborating across the company to analyze historical performance data.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Jeff serves as Senior Vice President of External Relations for Jaguar. Here, he is responsible for the federal, state, and local government, as well as external stakeholder engagement strategy across all Jaguar properties. Since 2008, Jeff has held a variety of positions within the railroad industry that have focused on government relations and infrastructure investments. Along with those positions, Jeff dedicated his time to numerous State Rail Advisory Committees and was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association. Now, Jeff works to advance infrastructure investments through creative partnerships, draft and advocate for various industry policy positions and will help drive Jaguar’s OneTeam culture throughout the organization.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Tim Enayati serves as Senior Vice President of Commercial Development for Jaguar. Tim will use his knowledge, experience, and relationships to drive customer growth with existing and new businesses for Jaguar. Tim’s key focus is to work with customers to find solutions to help them be more successful in their markets and with their transportation and logistics needs. Previously Tim worked for transportation for 5 years holding roles with increasing responsibility over time in Operations, Finance, Marketing/Sales, and Development. As AVP of Network Strategy, he was responsible for leading efforts on acquisitions of various shortline and terminal opportunities. Most recently, Tim spent two years with CRH as a Director of Strategy and Development, leading growth opportunities in the Construction Materials and Cement markets, emphasizing their logistics networks.