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Matthew K. Rose

Executive Chairman
BNSF Railway Company
Fort Worth, Texas

Matthew K. RoseMatthew K. Rose was appointed to the Dallas Fed board of directors in 2014 by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

Rose served as CEO of BNSF beginning 2000 and was named chairman of the company in 2002.  Previously, he served as the company’s president and COO.  He became executive chairman in 2014. 

BNSF is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies, operating on 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. The company is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain and agricultural products, low-sulfur coal and industrial goods such as petroleum, chemicals, housing materials, food and beverages.

Prior to his time at BNSF, Rose held several other positions for companies in the transportation industry, including vice president of Triple Crown Services, a Norfolk Southern subsidiary. He began his career as a corporate management trainee with Missouri Pacific in 1981.

He is a member of the board of directors for AT&T Inc. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Business Roundtable.

Rose holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri.

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