Railway Supply Institute (RSI) has named Patty Long as its president, effective Nov. 29. RSI is a trade association representing railway suppliers. Its 160-plus members support the North American freight and passenger railroads.
Long has over 25 years of executive experience, and she most recently served as interim CEO and chief operating officer at the Plastics Industry Association. Other roles have included vice president of policy research and member communications at the National Association of Manufacturers and director of communications at the National Asphalt Pavement Association.