Jeffrey F. Holliday joined GoRail in 2017 with over 10 years of experience in public policy, government relations, public affairs and land management, at the municipal, state, and federal levels in Texas, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C. He previously worked in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries where he managed and directed legislative priorities on a wide array of industry initiatives. During this time, he served on numerous boards and in leadership positions at several industry trade associations, while also earning his Petroleum Land Practices Certification from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.

Originally from Texarkana, Texas, Holliday attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and spent summers in Washington working for U.S. Congressman Max Sandlin and U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. During this time his work focused on energy, transportation, natural resources, Department of Defense, and Veterans Affairs issues. On graduating with a B.A. in political science and history, he returned to Texas in 2005. Holliday currently resides in The Woodlands, Texas and enjoys hunting, golf, and traveling with family and friends.



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