Scott Lurkins

President, Agracel Rail

As President of Agracel Rail Holdings, Scott is responsible for oversight and growth of Agracel’s shortline railroad business.

Before joining Agracel in 2020, Scott served as Senior Director of Business Development for Anacostia Rail Holdings, a shortline development firm in Chicago. Scott is a seasoned shortline veteran that brings a wealth of experience in shortline railroad operations and commercial development to Agracel. During his time at Anacostia, Scott led commercial development and terminal development efforts across Anacostia’s six shortline railroads, as well as managing their real estate portfolio.

His professional affiliations include the American Shortline and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), Midwest Association of Rail Shippers, and National Defense Transportation Association. Scott is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington with his BS and a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School with a Masters in Business Administration. Scott is also very active in his family’s Illinois grain farming operation.