CEO Emeritus of The Rapid for 21 years. Past Chair of APTA 2013-2014. Past Chair of Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce - 2008 and 2009. Started in Transportation as a cab driver in New York City in the 70’s and as bus driver and supervisor at Santa Cruz Metro in the Mid-70’s. Masters in Political Science New York University 1971. Currently sole proprietor of Transportation Consult Service L.L.C. With INIT as a main client representing APTA at conferences and in other matters.