Harry Zander

Senior Advisor
Harry Zander

Harry Zander joined Patriot Rail in 2021 as Chief Revenue Officer. He is responsible for managing and coordinating Patriot Rail’s revenue-generating activities, identifying the most suitable markets, and leading the organization’s commercial and mergers and acquisitions efforts.

Prior to joining Patriot Rail, Mr. Zander served as Senior VP of New Product Development at TrinityRail where he implemented and operationalized cross-functional research and development efforts. He has a long history of leadership roles within the industry, including establishing the market facing platform for ECN Capital Corp. prior to its acquisition by TrinityRail.

Mr. Zander brings more than 30 years of knowledge and experience to the portfolio of leased assets. While at Macquarie Rail, Mr. Zander managed P&L and directed commercial activity across North America leading portfolio growth through the acquisitions of over 9,000 assets.

Mr. Zander received a Master of Finance with an Emphasis in Investment Banking at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Colorado Boulder. Mr. Zander has held various leadership positions with industry advocacy groups, such as serving as President for Railway Supply Institute, Equipment Leasing Committee, and former chairman for Railway Supply Group of Chicago. Zander is a past president for the Midwest Association of Rail Shippers and continues to be active on the Executive Committee.