Allied Track | Management
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Allied Track Services Management

Dave Malay, Chief Executive OfficerDave Malay, Chief Executive Officer

Dave Malay, with 28 years of railroading experience, not only understands how the railroads work but brings leadership experience with a customer emphasis to the railroad service market. He’s held leadership positions at Norfolk Southern, Genesee & Wyoming, Australian Railroad Group, and RJ Corman. Under Malay’s leadership, Allied is committed to sustaining and growing our customer base and becoming the Canadian rail industry’s contractor of choice.

Andy Jones, Chief Operating OfficerAndy Jones, Vice President & Chief  Operating Officer

Andy Jones joined Allied in 2015 as Chief Operating Officer responsible for all Canadian operations. Andy brings over 16 years of design and construction management experience within the Rail, Transit and Heavy Civil sectors in both North America and Europe.  His direction ensures safe, dependable and superior service to our customers. Prior to joining Allied Track Services Andy was Manager, Major Projects for PNR RailWorks in Canada. Prior to that he project managed the Rail and Systems Construction on the DART Blue Line expansion in Dallas, Texas (also for RailWorks). In Europe Andy worked in progressive roles for Taylor Woodrow Construction, British Nuclear Fuel and Dean and Dyball construction. Andy is a chartered Civil Engineer (CEng) and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE), he graduated from the University of Wales, Cardiff School of Engineering with a Bachelor of Engineering honors degree.

Grant Vale, Chief Commercial Officer

Grant Vale joined Allied in 2018 as Chief Commercial Officer responsible for the Marketing and Sales of Allied Track Services, and to assist with the growth of the Bottom Line Company based out of Pittsburg, TX.  Grant has been in the Railway Industry for more than 39 years, with a broad base of experience in signals, contracting, maintenance of way, major projects, and as a company owner operator. Grant also served with Canadian Pacific Railway and has sat on numerous industry associations.  Prior to joining Allied, Grant was a Regional Director for Sales with Harsco Rail, handling a wide range of accounts in both Canada and the United States and holds a BSc in Computer Science.  Grant brings to Allied his enthusiasm for growth, coupled with integrity and our commitment to safety.

Inder Bir Kalra, Chief Financial Officer

Inder Bir Kalra joined Allied in 2017 as Corporate Financial Controller. Inder brings 18 years of international experience in financial planning and accounting with emphasis on Financial Accounting & Reporting, GAAP, budgeting, audit, taxation, capital investment feasibility, banking, inventory control, retail, business process outsourcing and funds management.

Tom McIntosh, General Manager, Western Operations, Signals & Communications

Tom McIntosh joined Allied Track in 2016 and leads the newly acquired Signals and Communications group, based at our new office in Kamloops, British Columbia. Tom brings over 37 years of class one railroad signalling & communications technical and managerial experience to the Allied Track Services team and is responsible for leading the growth of group through delivery of safe, dependable and superior services to our customers. Prior to joining Allied Track Services Tom held various positions of increasing responsibility at Canadian National, most recently Tom held the position of Manager, Signals and Communications Western Canada.

Rick Middaugh, Chief Commercial OfficerRick Middaugh, Commercial Manager, Operations

Rick Middaugh oversees our entire commercial and business development strategy across the country. An executive at Allied Track since 2009, He brings over 20 years of business development, customer relationship management, and contract manufacturing experience spanning the rail and tech industries for corporations like Nortel Networks and Celestica.  Rick holds an MBA from University of Windsor. His vision, planning, and customer focus is evident in all aspects of our work, and his leadership continues to drive the growth and success of Allied Track Services.

Mike Firmin, General Manager OperationsMike Firmin, General Manager Operations

Mike has been with the company for more than a decade and brings more than 40 years of managerial experience to the team.  In both the industrial and construction sectors, notably in Hamilton’s Steel industry, Mike is a renowned Health and Safety professional.  At Allied Track Services, Mike has spearheaded our staff development initiatives, created and maintained our policies and procedures, and ensured our ongoing legislative compliance throughout all the jurisdictions we operate in.  Mike is a huge contributor to both our success and our morale.

Jeremy Beal, Health and Safety Manager

Jeremy is a third-generation railroader and brings over a decade of rail safety experience, having worked as a locomotive conductor for Canadian Pacific with extensive experience in both the freight and public transit sectors, prior moving to Allied Track Services in 2014. He carries a Humanities degree from Queen’s University, is a Certified Health and Safety Officer, and is currently working towards CRSP certification. At Allied Track Services, Jeremy oversees and implements all health and safety training, workplace audits, coordination with various oversight bodies and oversees staffing in the field.