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Thomas L. Finkbiner

Tom Finkbiner

Surface Intermodal Solutions, LLC

ITI Former Senior Chair, Former Board Chair (2001-2008)


Thomas L. Finkbiner is the principal of Surface Intermodal Solutions, LLC, as well as Senior Chairman of the 50-member Board of Directors of the Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI) at the University of Denver. He also is a member of the ITI Faculty Team, teaching in the ITI Executive Master's Program, which awards a Master of Science in Intermodal Transportation Management from the University of Denver. Finkbiner was president of Pacer Stacktrain, and prior to that appointment, he was chairman, president, and CEO of Quality Distribution, the largest tank truck carrier in North America. Before joining Quality Distribution in 1999, Finkbiner served as vice president of intermodal for Norfolk Southern Corporation from 1987 through 1999. From 1981 to 1987, he served as vice president of marketing and administration for North American Van Lines. He has also held senior executive positions with Airborne Freight Corporation from 1977 to 1981 and Roadway Express from 1975 to 1977. He earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Rutgers University.