2018 News

First Transit Announces Jay Jeter as Region Vice President of Operations

Jay Jeter, region vice president for First Transit

– First Transit, a leader in mobility solutions, announces the appointment of Jay Jeter as region vice president of operations for the southwest region, effective immediately. Jeter will report directly to Fadi Chakbazof, senior vice president for west operations.   

“Jay brings an incredible track record of transportation experience,” said Chakbazof. “As we continue to expand our mobility offerings for our customers, he has a passion for driving operational excellence.”

Jeter has more than 18 years of transportation experience in areas such as operations, finance, legal, labor negotiations and customer engagement and leadership. He most recently held a leadership position at Transdev.  

Jeter earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the University of San Francisco and has a transit and paratransit management certificate from Pepperdine University. Jeter has two children and resides with his wife in Moraga, Calif.


About First Transit:
First Transit, Inc. has 60 years of experience and is one of the largest private-sector providers of mobility solutions in North America moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit, Inc. provides operation, management and consulting for more than 300 locations in 39 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, municipalities, hospitals, universities and private companies. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals. For additional information, please visit


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