Month: April 2021

Stepfone Montgomery Announces the Launch of BZ One, a Web-Based Software Connecting Small Businesses With Corporations

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Founder and CEO of BZ Connects (BZC), Stepfone Montgomery, today announced the launch of a unique web-based resource that will allow small and minority- owned businesses to seamlessly connect with corporations while helping corporations find qualified vendors. BZ One is web-based software that has over 15 different features to help corporations connect …

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DART Board of Directors Announces Nadine Lee as New President & Chief Executive Officer

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Nadine Lee as its new president & chief executive officer. Lee, an experienced transit industry leader and engineer who has worked in the transportation industry for nearly 30 years, will assume her new position on July 12. Read the full article: …

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Edna Stanley Named VP of Light Rail Operation for Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT)

Edna Stanley was recently named the Vice President of Light Rail Operations for Sacramento Regional Transit District. In her new role, she is responsible for directing the service delivery plans for SacRT’s light rail service including daily operations, vehicle, and infrastructure maintenance, capital projects and the Operations Control Center. Edna is the first vice president …

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Disability Inclusion at the Workplace: Why it Matters?

By Lina Aragon, Co-Chair, COMTO Accessibility Advisory Council and Customer Service Administrator, Palm Tran   Individuals with disabilities have long been excluded or underrepresented in the workforce.  Do they get a fair opportunity to get employment?  As you would suspect, the answer is no. Unfortunately, there are many incorrect preconceived ideas about having someone with …

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Renee Edwards Appointed District Director for Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Long time COMTO member and past COMTO National Board member, Renee Edwards, was recently appointed District Director for the Office of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30). In this role, Renee oversees a team of professionals and all operations and planning for the district office inclusive of Member scheduling, attending community meetings, remaining abreast of relevant …

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Stephanie Wiggins to Become CEO of Metro

Stephanie Wiggins was unanimously approved Thursday to be Metro’s next chief executive officer, making her the first woman to head the agency. Wiggins, the CEO of Metrolink, will succeed Chief Executive Phil Washington, who announced Feb. 3 that he was stepping down after a six-year tenure that helped build the framework for an ambitious expansion …

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Toronto Transit Commission Welcomes Its First-Ever Chief of Diversity and Culture

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) appointed Keisha Campbell to Chief Diversity & Culture Officer—a newly created position at TTC which continues to support its commitment to addressing systemic issues within the organization. Keisha joins TTC from TD Bank where she led a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy for 26,000 employees across seven regions in Canada, with …

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Meet ProKel Mobility and the Women Behind Its Success

ProKel Mobility may be considered a small business, but it is making major moves in the South Florida region and beyond by providing full-service, on-demand, micro transit, paratransit, medical and shuttle services. Founded by Kelly Gonzalez, Jr. and Pearl Goldblatt, the company prides itself on providing freedom and access to opportunity for all. ProKel Mobility …

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