Sperry Rail Management Team

With more than 100 years of combined expertise, our management team brings the best leadership to our employees, our customers, and our partners.

Jamie O'Rourke

Jamie is the General Manager of Sperry. Jamie's decades of executive experience, combined with his commitment to global railroad safety and innovation, shapes Sperry's strategic vision. Under Jamie's leadership, Sperry's focus on quality, reliability, and repeatability has resulted in valuable inspection services that are less disruptive to railroad operations through advanced high-speed technologies. He has an MBA from the Northwestern Kellogg School of Management with an undergraduate degree in Finance and Accounting from Boston College and a Master's degree from Pace University in New York. Jamie is a member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association.

Simon Broomhead

Simon is Director of Global Engineering for Sperry. Simon manages, supports, and provides direction to the Engineering team, ensuring timely project delivery and complete customer satisfaction. Simon has decades of experience in engineering innovation for the railway industry. Previous engineering roles include Network Rail, Railtrack and AEA Technology Rail. Simon has a BSc in Engineering.

Frank Stillman

As Director of Reliability for Sperry, Frank is committed to reducing the risk of service failure within the industry by developing innovative solutions that optimize Sperry's market-leading detection technology. Frank is a recognized expert in the field, with over 30 years of rail flaw detection and railroad experience. He is a member of AREMA and other railroad-specific organizations.

Karin Kulha

Karin is the Global Director of Human Resources and Operations for Sperry. Karin is responsible for Human Resources, Training, Safety and the Pedestrian business unit. Prior to joining Sperry, Karin led the Human Resources function at Marriott Corporation and Covidien. Karin has a degree Bachelor's degree in Social Science and a Master's in Organizational Management.

Robert DiMatteo

Robert is Sperry's Director of Global Business Development. Robert is responsible for driving Sperry's global growth by optimizing sales and marketing, building productive account relationships, and solving complex business challenges. Robert has 15 years of experience in domestic and international business development and management in the transportation industry. Prior to joining Sperry, Robert held director and management roles at Sikorsky Aircraft, Sikorsky Aerospace Services, and Eaton Aerospace. Robert has a Bachelor's degree and an MS in Business Management.

Justin Stroud

Justin is Sperry's Director of European Business and Operations. Justin is responsible for delivering Sperry's high quality, safety critical service to countries throughout Europe. Justin has over 12 years of Engineering, Operational and leadership experience working on Sperry global projects in Europe, US, Australia, India and China. Prior to joining Sperry, Justin worked in the medical industry and has 23 combined years in safety critical engineering roles. Justin has an Engineering Bachelor's degree from UEA and an MBA from University of Manchester, UK.

Bobby Gilbert

In his role as Director of Global Innovation, Bobby leads Sperry in the continuing development of products and software applications aimed at advancing Rail Health. Bobby has over 25 years of innovation and engineering experience in railroads including designing infrastructure monitoring systems for track geometry recording, machine vision, and gauging. His background is in mathematics which he has used to develop algorithms for simulation and data analysis systems in rail, energy and building industries.

Sperry News & Announcements
InnoTrans 2016, September 20-23 2016

Sperry will be showcasing Rail Health solutions at InnoTrans 2016, September 20-23 in Berlin. See Sperry in Hall 25, Booth 214.

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Sperry Rail Inc. and Etihad Rail DB Partner on UAE's National Railway Network

Sperry Rail Inc., the global leader in Rail Health® solutions, announced today it has partnered with Etihad Rail DB

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