Freddie C. Fuller ll
Immediate Past National Chair
He is currently a Vice President and Geographic Sales Manager (GSM) for the Mid-Atlantic at Jacobs, leading our national Transit Payment Systems team with a focus on business development for transit and rail pursuits across the United States and Canada. As a result of his efforts, Jacobs has developed new business in Baltimore, Washington, DC, Charlotte, Atlanta and New Orleans. In addition, he has been asked to serve as liaison between Jacobs and several political organizations including: African American Mayors Association, Community Leaders of America, International City/County Management Association, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities and US Conference of Mayors.
A private sector consultant and public servant, Freddie currently serves on boards as the National Chair of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) and as Secretary/Treasurer of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
In 1997, Freddie was introduced to COMTO while attending a Garret A. Morgan event in Washington DC. The following year he was selected for the second class of Leadership APTA.
While working at the National Transit Institute (NTI) at Rutgers University, Freddie facilitated a meeting between COMTO and NTI which led to COMTO offering continuing education credits at its National Meeting & Training Conference. Soon after, Freddie joined COMTO’s National Meeting & Training Conference program planning committee. In 2004, Freddie began his own consulting practice and COMTO asked him to develop and manage their inaugural CITY Internship Program which was funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
In 2011, COMTO asked him to serve as chair of their strategic planning committee. A year later Freddie began serving on the COMTO board of directors and was elected to the APTA Business Members Board of Governors (BMBG).
Freddie has been a member of the COMTO board of directors since 2012 and serves on the finance, fundraising, strategic planning committees and the legislative advisory council. He also engages industry partners to advance the mission and position of COMTO.
In 2015, Freddie became chair of the APTA BMBG legislative committee. That same year he was elected to his first three-year term on the APTA executive committee. In 2017, he was named vice chair of the BMBG budget committee and appointed to the APTA finance committee.
In the fall of 2018, Freddie was elected to a two-year term as COMTO National Chair and elected to a three-year term as APTA Secretary/Treasurer.
At APTA Freddie also serves as chair of the finance committee and a member of the American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) board of directors and chair of its finance committee.
In addition to his commitments to COMTO and APTA, Freddie was selected as a fellow by the Eno Transportation Foundation in 2006 and selected to participate in the Transit Cooperative Research Program’s International Transit Study Mission in 2007. Prior to joining Jacobs, Freddie also served in leadership roles with Prince George’s County-The Bus, GRTC in Richmond, VA, National Transit Institute at Rutgers University, District Department of Transportation in DC, Cubic Transportation Systems and his own consulting practice, PT Consulting.
Freddie earned an undergraduate degree in Urban Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University, two Masters degrees from Georgia Tech in City Planning and Civil Engineering. He also completed coursework towards a doctorate degree at Virginia Tech in Planning, Governance and Globalization. He and his wife, Tasha reside in Woodbridge, Virginia and are the proud parents of four children. Freddie loves to work out regularly and is an avid runner.