After Pacer’s ownership change in February 2016, Randy Kramer was selected to run the company. Randy is a retired military officer and holds a bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University and master’s degree from the University of South Dakota. Randy has extensive background in process improvement, new plant construction, logistics and manufacturing. He is a published author and has testified before the United States Congress. Since coming to Pacer Randy has led the effort to streamline mining operations, establish preventive maintenance, modernize raw ore sorting, debottleneck production facilities, institute employee training and consolidate production facilities.