Zak Andersen

Chief of Staff & VP, Communications at Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Zak Andersen was appointed chief of staff and vice president, Communications in September 2022. Before joining BNSF, Zak worked nine years for U.S. Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) in numerous capacities, including legislative director and chief of staff. A graduate of University of Montana, Zak joined BNSF in 2006 as director, Federal Government Affairs. Prior to his most recent position, Zak served as assistant vice president, Public Affairs.


  • Chief of Staff & VP, Communications

    Current role