Partners

François Prénovost

Partner

François Prénovost is responsible for the general management and corporate development of RailTerm. He first began working with Geoff and Rob at Cygnus in 1994. He helped to start-up both RailTerm and Genesee Rail-One, and then managed each of their administrative and accounting operations. Prior to joining Cygnus, François worked at communications expert Quebecor and Sunds Defibrator, a pulp and paper equipment manufacturer. He graduated from University of Quebec in Montreal (BA Management Accounting) and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Geoffrey Chambers

Partner

Geoffrey Chambers, co-founder of RailTerm, is a seasoned executive with substantial experience developing and managing service businesses in the transportation industry. Previously he founded the Cygnus Group and was also the co-founder of short-line rail operator Genesee Rail-One (now Genesee & Wyoming Canada). Geoff has been active politically and has represented numerous industry groups, including serving on the executive committee of the Canadian Railway Club. He is a graduate of Oxford University (BA, MA).

Robert Wheeler

Partner

Rob Wheeler, co-founder of RailTerm, has also worked extensively in the air, road and rail service sectors. He joined the Cygnus Group in Montreal in 1990 and co-founded short-line rail operator Genesee Rail-One in 1997. Prior to joining Cygnus, he worked as a security analyst for Fidelity Management & Research and as a corporate finance analyst at PaineWebber in Boston. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), he is a graduate of Harvard College (BA) and The Wharton School (MBA).