FreightCar America appoints Jim America as VP, human resources
Prior to joining FreightCar America, Mr. America worked for Carpenter Technology as an HR executive in establishing their new world class facility in Athens, AL.
Previously, Mr. America has served as VP, Human Resources for Colonial Pipeline, U.S. Pipe and Foundry and at one time was the Deputy Director of Alabama’s State Docks and Assistant Director of the Alabama Development Office.
He started his career at Monsanto and DuPont as a Process Engineer before moving into human resources.
He is a graduate of Auburn University with a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MA in Public and Private Management from Birmingham-Southern College.