FOR RELEASE October 8, 2009
Contact: Maureen Richmond
Rick Dunning Appointed Senior Vice President, Transit Management
CINCINNATI—Rick Dunning was recently appointed Senior Vice President of Transit Management effective October 1. He is responsible for directing the Transit Management division, Safe Ride Services and call center operations.
“Rick is an ideal candidate for this position,” said Brad Thomas, president of First Transit and First Services. “With 34 years of experience and a passion for public transportation, he has the skills and expertise necessary to lead the division.”
For more than 28 years, Dunning has held a variety of positions within the First Transit organization. Most recently, Dunning served as Senior Vice President of sales for First Transit.
About First Transit
First Transit, Inc., part of FirstGroup America, is a leading provider of passenger transportation contract and management services in the United States. In 2008, FirstGroup America was awarded the National Safety Council’s highest award for safety. With more than 51 years of experience, First Transit provides operation, management and consulting for 235 locations in 41 states and Puerto Rico for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, federal agencies, municipal organizations and private companies. For more information, visit www.firsttransit.com