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Michel Moreno

  • Manager of Southton Rail Yard
  • Owner/Manager/Chairman
  • Southton Rail Yard (SRY)


    Michel Moreno is manager of the Lafayette, Louisiana, dual rail-serve facility, Southton Rail Yard. The facility was designed to transload products for the Eagle Ford Shale development, and is close to numerous South Texas drilling sites. Michel Moreno invested in the facility in 2013 and his responsibilities have included negotiating capital raising. For the past 15 years, Mike Moreno has also owned and managed Southern Equine Stables, LLC, and engaged in thoroughbred racing and breeding. Southern Equine Stables, LLC, owned a third of the thoroughbred, Bodemeister, in 2012. In that year, the horse competed at Preakness and the Kentucky Derby. Mike Moreno earned a B.S. in business administration at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette and went on to pursue an MBA at the same institution. While working towards the latter degree, he served as an adjunct professor in marketing and behavioral science. Since 2003, he has been a partner at Global Security Systems.

    Professional experience


    Southton Rail Yard (SRY)

    July 2013 - Present


    Dee Lincoln Steak and Burger Bar

    January 2012 - Present


    Global Security Systems

    August 2003 - Present



    University of Southwestern Louisiana

    January 1990 - January 1992(2 years)