Assistant Vice President, Policy & Economics
Association of American Railroads
Luisa Fernandez‐Willey is an Assistant Vice President in the Policy & Economics Department at AAR where she conducts economic and statistical analyses on a broad range of issues affecting the freight railroad industry. Additionally, Fernandez‐Willey designs, implements, and manages information technology systems to support AAR’s research and analysis goals. Prior to joining AAR, Luisa’s professional experience included financial management consulting, economic research supporting the Maryland state government and private‐sector clients. Fernandez‐Willey has served as lecturer and
published scholarly research in a peer-reviewed international academic journal.
Luisa holds a M.A. in Economics from the University of Missouri‐Kansas City and a M.Sc. in Business and Economic Forecasting from Kingston University‐London. She also completed Michigan State University’s Railway Certification Management Program.
How freight railroads continue delivering for the American economy
Session Three - Paper, pulp and packaging perspectives
Wednesday, 29 September, 2021 - 12:15
- Understanding freight rail's critical link in the supply chain