Our Team

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Michael Barron

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Michael Barron

Michael A. Barron –Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Barron has been a developer of new business enterprises for nearly 30 years. Mr. Barron began his career in 1971 where he was the Senior Planner for the City of Monterrey and was the HUD liaison for the City’s downtown redevelopment project. He master planned the city’s redevelopment of famous Cannery Row, Fisherman’s Wharf, and was Secretary of the Architectural Review Committee. Mr. Barron was the founder of Citidata, the first electronic provider of computerized real estate multiple listing service (MLS) information in the nation from 1975 to 1979. Citidata became the nation’s largest provider of electronic real estate information and was sold to Moore Industries in 1979. In June 1979, TRW hired Mr. Barron to develop its real estate information services division (TRW/REIS) that acquired 11 companies in the field and eventually became the world’s largest repository of real estate property information – Experian. Concurrently,  Mr. Barron joined Vescor, Inc. of Fullerton California and became its President shortly thereafter. Vescor was a real estate syndication company, which owned 1,736 apartment units in six states. In 1984, he founded Microventure, a software developer of real estate applications for the newly developed IBM PC. Microventure received its Value Added Reseller status as one of the first 10 software applications officially branded for the IBM PC. The  product line called “SOLD”, was deployed to all Coldwell Banker, Realty World, and Red Carpet  offices as well as several thousand independent Realtor offices. He took Microventure public in 1986. In November 1988, he founded and served as President, until 1992, of Finet Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:FNCM), a publicly traded mortgage broker and banking business specializing in e-mortgage financing on site in real estate offices and remote loan origination via the Internet (www.finet.com). The company was publicly traded and maintained a market capitalization of $500 million. From March 1995-1998, Mr. Barron pioneered the first nationwide commercially deployed video conference mortgage financing platform for Intel Corporation which as a licensed mortgage banker and broker in 20 states funded over $1 billion in closed loans. He later went on to serve as CEO for Shearson Home Loans, a $1.3 billion mortgage bank with 237 offices, licensed in 33 states with 1,450 employees.  He founded Liberty Capital, a $100 million asset management company based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Barron holds a BA degree in Political Science and City & Regional Planning jointly from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the National Association of Realtors 1995 Product of the Year Award and the 1974 American Institute of Planners Annual Award for historic building preservation. He is an avid railroad enthusiast.

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Joseph A. Cosio­-Barron

President

Joe

Mr. Cosio-Barron currently serves as President of X Rail Entertainment, Inc. Previously, Mr. Cosio-Barron was President of Shearson Home Loans, a $1.3 billion national mortgage bank with 237 offices in 33 states and 1,450 employees. He co-founded Liberty Capital, a $100 million asset management company based in Las Vegas.  He has also served as the Managing Partner and President of CBS Consultants, Inc. a financial firm offering highly specialized services in development and lending for hotels, resorts, casinos and entertainment Companies. He was Executive Vice President of Finet Holdings Corporation, President of Terra West Construction, and Senior Vice-President of Multi-Financial Corporation.

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Wayne Bailey

Chief Financial Officer

Wayne Bailey

Mr. Bailey is the Chief Financial Officer of X Rail Entertainment, Inc., A passenger rail development and operating company based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Bailey is responsible for all financial reporting documents and financial compliance for X Rail Entertainment, Inc., a publicly traded company (OTC:PINK:XREE) Prior to joining X Rail Entertainment, Inc., Mr. Bailey was active in the OTC markets for small cap and micro cap public companies. He secured financing, managed public disclosures, mergers and acquisitions and compliance for several small cap public companies. Mr Bailey is a decorated Vietnam veteran as a member of the 101st Airborne. He was twice wounded in combat receiving the Purple Heart.  He received the Bronze Star for his defense of his fire base perimeter during the Tet Offensive.

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Bobbi Dragone

VP and COO of Passenger Services

Bobbi Dragone
Bobbi Dragone is the VP and COO of Passenger Services. She is responsible for the on board Vegas experience on all X Train services. Bobbi joined the company in 2013. After moving to Las Vegas from New York she has spent the last 20 years of her professional career focused in the hospitality industry. Bobbi’s responsibilities include online marketing, website development and call center sales. Bobbi has an extensive background within the Las Vegas hospitality industry in box office management, ticket brokerage, and event marketing. She assisted with the opening of New York­ New York Hotel & Casino in 1997 and managed sales teams at both Bally’s and the Rio All Suite Hotel. At Allstate Ticketing, Bobbi assisted in the launch of Showtickets.com, which was the first online real­time showticket booking engine in Las Vegas. She has developed many affiliate ticketing cross marketing promotions both nationally and internationally that have transformed the business.
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Wanda Witoslawski

VP of Finance and Controller

Wanda

Ms. Witoslawski has served  in progressively responsible financial positions for public companies over the past twelve years. She served as Controller for Ocean West Enterprises until its acquisition by Shearson Home Loans in 2005 where she managed the accounting function for a staff of 1,350 employees and $200mm credit facility. Upon Shearson’s exit from mortgage banking in 2007, she joined the principals Mr. Barron and Mr. Cosio-Barron as Controller at Liberty Capital Asset Management, an investor in acquiring defaulted mortgage pools, managing public accounting documents for SEC filings and the financial supervision over the liquidation of over 4,000 mortgage loans the company had acquired.

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Dianne D. David

Director of Asset Management

Dianne

Ms. David serves as Director of Asset Management. Ms. David has been an executive in the real estate and mortgage industries for 42 years. She is currently responsible for the construction and operations of the Las Vegas, Nevada, X Train Railway Station and for the integration of the service in Fullerton, California Station. Ms. David was previously the VP of the REO Department for Liberty Capital Asset Management, where she he managed a portfolio in excess of 4,000 loans located in 23 states. Ms. David has also served as Vice President of Residential Lending for Shearson Home Loans, Sales Manager for Virtual Mortgage Network, Vice President of Lender Services for Finet Corporation and as President of the Lender Services Division of American Financial Network.