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Vardis Proud To Support AITX Appointing Melanie Connellee As the New CFO & COO


Melanie Connelle CFO & COO of AITX

Melanie Connellee joined American Industrial Transportation (AITX) as CFO and COO in October of 2020.  AITX is a leading provider of railcar leasing and related services.  The Company was previously the leasing and services subsidiary of American Railcar Industries. The company is backed by ITE Management, an investment firm targeting industrial and transportation assets and companies, and related  industries and services.

Melanie has significant financial leadership experience in private equity owned companies.  She joins AITX from Meridian Waste Solutions where she served as CFO.  She had previously spent five years with Direct ChassisLink.  Her earlier career includes finance and strategy roles with JP Morgan, McKinsey, and Luminant Worldwide.


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