Assistant Administrator for Office of Security Policy and Industry Engagement
As the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Security Policy and Industry Engagement, John P. Sammon leads a unified effort to protect and secure, through public-private networks, our nation's intermodal transportation systems, including aviation, rail, transit, maritime, cargo, highway and energy pipelines.
Sammon brings more than 25 years of transportation experience to his position, including management of customer networks for railroads, motor carriers, ocean carriers, petrochemical manufacturers, and ports and other public agencies.
Most recently, Sammon was the principal partner in a software venture, e-Carload. Before that, he spent many years in the railroad industry, working for both Conrail and CSX. As Senior Vice President at CSX he was responsible for a $3.5 billion industrial products business unit with a staff of 500. Sammon has extensive experience with business development, operations and managing change.
Sammon has a Bachelor of Science in economics from Bucknell University and a Masters of Science in economics from Texas A&M University.