First Transit Names James Tippen Senior Vice President, Finance/Chief Financial Officer

First Transit has named James “Jim” Tippen senior vice president of finance/chief financial officer. Tippen will oversee the company’s financial activities including budget analysis, forecasting and strategic planning of the company’s financial strategy.

“We are excited to have Jim join our team,” said Brad Thomas, President, First Transit. “Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will strengthen our focus on continued growth and success.”

Tippen has over 20 years of experience in finance, accounting and operations. Most recently, he held the position of Vice President, Finance Operations & Administration at xpedx.