Intermodal Association of North America Honors Vincent Marino with Silver Kingpin Award

Vincent J. MarinoAugust 19, 2020 – The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) announced that Vincent J. Marino, President and CEO of the Marino Group, will be honored with the 2020 Silver Kingpin Award in an online presentation to be held Monday, September 14th.

The Silver Kingpin, the industry’s most prestigious award, recognizes an individual’s long-term contributions to intermodalism. The award was initiated in 1977 by the National Piggyback Association.

Marino has spent his entire 46-year career in the intermodal industry. Under his leadership, the Marino Group, established in 1971 and headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, has grown into a network of maintenance & repair and over-the-road repair companies. Other business areas include equipment modification/sales and depot services in the East Coast, Gulf & Midwest markets.

“Vince has been a champion of intermodal for many years,” said Joni Casey, President and CEO of IANA. “His contributions have been and continue to be focused on ensuring the safety and integrity of intermodal equipment. IANA appreciates Vince’s industry leadership and support.”

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Marino graduated from New York University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He is a past Chairman of the Maritime Association of South Carolina and served on the Board of Directors of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. He also currently serves on IANA’s Operations and Maintenance & Repair committees.

IANA’s roster of more than 1,000 corporate members includes railroads, ocean carriers, ports, intermodal truckers and over-the-road highway carriers, intermodal marketing and logistic companies, and suppliers to the industry.

SOURCE: Intermodal Association of North America