Katie Farmer

President & CEO at Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Katie Farmer was appointed president and chief executive officer in January 2021. Katie has been with BNSF for 28 years, most recently serving as executive vice president, Operations since September 2018, where she oversaw the entire Operations organization. Katie received a bachelor's and master's degree from Texas Christian University. Upon graduation, she began her career with Burlington Northern in 1992 as a management trainee in Fort Worth, Texas.



  • President & CEO

    Current role

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