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Brian Powers

Brian Powers

Vice President – Human Resources & Labor Relations

TTX Company

DTI Board Member


Brian is responsible for the development and implementation of organization-wide programs encompassing all aspects of human resource management including employment, benefits, compensation, training, placement, organizational development, and compliance. He directs labor-management relations, negotiates and interprets the collective bargaining agreement, and serves as a point of contact for management on labor matters. His duties also include the administration of office services and facilities management.

Brian joined TTX in 1998 as Manager, Human Resources. He was named to successive positions of increasing responsibility over the course of his tenure, and assumed his current responsibilities in 2008.

Prior to joining TTX, Brian served as a Labor Relations Officer for both the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway and Metra Commuter Rail. Brian is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, and earned an M.S. in Industrial Relations from Loyola University of Chicago. He resides in Deerfield, Illinois with his wife and two children.

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