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COMTO North Texas Garrett A. Morgan Career Day Recap

On March 5, 2021, COMTO North Texas hosted a virtual career information day for Dallas/Fort Worth high school students. We all know that the transportation industry is exciting, varied and offers abundant career opportunities to move our nation, and the chapter invited local high school students to learn about the numerous possibilities of working in …

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COMTO Honors Best and Brightest at the 2020 COMTO Industry Awards Virtual Program

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2021)—The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), a nonprofit organization founded in 1971 dedicated to advancing minorities in the transportation industry with 34 chapters in the U.S. and Canada, celebrated transportation’s shining starts at its 2020 COMTO Industry Awards Virtual Program on Friday, May 14, 2021. These awards were given to …

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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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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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COMTO Miami Celebrates 35 Years of Service and Making History 

In celebration of their 35th Anniversary, COMTO Miami held its Kick-Off event on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm, via Zoom. The event recognized the chapter’s Founder and the first Executive Committee for their vision and dedication in establishing the chapter. The family of the late Carmen Hamm Davis, the chapter’s first Vice President, …

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COMTO National Board of Directors-First Vice Chair, Tanya Adams to Lead Inclusion and Diversity at WSP USA

COMTO National congratulates Tanya Adams on her appointment to Vice President of Inclusion and Diversity at WSP USA, the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. As Vice President of Inclusion & Diversity, Tanya will implement the company’s new three-year strategic plan to deliver equity and equality …

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