Robert Englert Jr.
Robert Englert Jr. is the Senior Vice President of Crounse Corporation, an industry leader in river transportation based in Paducah, Ky. In this position, he is responsible for the safety and well-being of 300 vessel employees and oversees the operation of 35 towboats and 1125 barges that transport more than 30 million tons of cargo annually on the inland river system. Prior to this appointment in 2014, he served as senior vice president of sales and customer services responsible for acquiring new business while maintaining existing customer relationships. Englert has worked with Crounse for over 40 years, and has held several management, port captain, and captain and pilot positions.
He holds a B.A. in organizational management from Midway College.