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Our Leadership Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

Dewayne Swindall

President& CEO

A proven leader with decades of leadership experience across the industry, was named President & CEO in 2021. His vision for strategic growth, safety and world class service with dedication to all stakeholders can be witnessed across INRD’s network.


Dewayne began his career in the operating crafts rising through managerial roles of increased responsibilities across the US and Canada. He spent over nine years as an executive operating a large portfolio of short line railroads across the Midwest and previously served in a senior management role for a class one carrier, covering the Central US, before coming to the INRD. 


A graduate of Gadsden State Junior College and Purdue University, he enjoys fishing, golf and attending sporting events while spending time with family.      

Micheal Engel

Senior Vice President


Mike leads planning and implementation of all finance activities at INRD, as well as overseeing the company's real estate assets. He was promoted to his current position in 2013 after serving as Vice President, Accounting.

After joining INRD in 1990, Mike held a variety of positions within his department including Customer Service Representative, Controller and Chief Administrative Officer.

A Butler University graduate, Mike is married, has five children, and 15 grandchildren. In his free time, Mike plays golf and is involved in youth sports.

Larry Kaelin

Vice President

Business Development

Larry is responsible for leading the company’s Merchandise business portfolio as well as oversees INRD's Business Development team. He was promoted to his current position in 2021 after serving as Vice President, Coal & Energy Marketing.


With over 40 years of experience in the coal & energy industry, Larry joined INRD in 2003 as a Vice President.


Larry earned his undergraduate and MBA at St. Louis University. He is married with 4 adult children and 11 grandchildren. Larry enjoys a myriad of sports including golf and swimming as well as coaching youth sports. He is an active member of his church and volunteers with Little Sisters of the Poor and St. Mary's Child Center.

Shae LeDune

Vice President

Human Resources & Regulatory Compliance

Shae is responsible for managing and implementing the company’s workforce strategies and regulatory compliance. Formerly Assistant Vice President, Human Resources, she has been in her current role since early 2023.


Shae has held various positions across departments since joining INRD in 2009 including Human Resource Generalist, Director, Human Resources, and Executive Assistant.


Shae is a graduate of Indiana State University and is married with two children. She enjoys soccer, camping, and boating as well as volunteering with the Lexington Group for Transportation History.

Bryant McCuan

Vice President


Bryant oversees engineering operations including track infrastructure and maintenance of way. Formerly Assistant Vice President, Engineering, he has been in his current role since early 2023.


An Army Veteran, Bryant's industry experience spans nearly 25 years at CN including the former Illinois Central Railroad. He has held various positions spanning Laborer, Track Supervisor, Senior Manager, and now Vice President.


Bryant is married with five children and four grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys horseback riding, deer hunting, and working his farm.

Derreck Wright

Vice President

Operations & Mechanical

Derrick has oversight of all field operations, including intermodal operations, car and locomotive assets, and train operations. A recent addition to the Executive Leadership, Derrick joined INRD in late 2022 in his current role.

Derrick's vast industry experience includes tenure with CSX, Genessse & Wyoming, and Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD). He has held multiple management positions including Terminal Superintendent, Chief Operations Officer, and Vice President.

Derrick, who earned his undergraduate degree from Eastern Kentucky and MBA from the University of Denver, is married with two children and three dogs. He enjoys home improvement projects and playing golf.

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