The Northeast Maglev is a 100% US-owned company, headquartered in Maryland, and committed to promoting the deployment of the revolutionary SCMAGLEV to the Northeast Corridor, the most congested transportation region in the country.

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Executive Team

The Northeast Maglev is led by a team of executives with extensive experience in project development, engineering, construction, and finance.

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Wayne Rogers
Chairman and CEO

Jeff Hirschberg

Jeff Hirschberg
Vice Chairman


Bill Scott
President and Chief Operating Officer


Ian Rainey
Senior Vice President


Joanne Sfakiyanudis
Director of Finance

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Neb Sertsu
Director of Project Development


Mike Dowd
Director of Finance

Advisory Board

The Northeast Maglev is supported by a bipartisan board of former public officials and leaders of the corporate sector who share a commitment to addressing the pressing congestion challenges facing the Northeast Corridor and promoting smart policy solutions.

Tom Daschle

Tom Daschle
Former Senator and Senate Majority Leader

George Pataki

George Pataki
Former Governor of New York

Mary Peters

Mary Peters
Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Kevin Plank

Kevin Plank
Founder and Executive Chairman, Under Armour

Ed Rendell
Former Governor of Pennsylvania

Rodney Slater
Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Douglas Steenland
Former President & CEO, Northwest Airlines, Former Chairman of the Board, AIG

Christine Todd Whitman
Former Governor of New Jersey, Former EPA Administrator

Project Team

The Northeast Maglev project team is comprised of a diverse group with extensive experience in project management, marketing, communications, community relations, media relations, and finance.


Tabb Bishop
Strategic Alliance Advisor


Kris Frederes
Project Manager

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Ashley Mcmillian
Senior Communications Specialist


Kali FitzGibbon
Junior Graphic Designer

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Lindsay Pedersen
Social Media and Community Relations Specialist


Craig George
Director of Marketing

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Mary Ellen Tokar
Marketing and Communications Specialist