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DART Executive Staff Biographies

President/Executive Director

Gary C. Thomas

Deputy Executive Director

Jesse Oliver

— Vice President of Human Capital

Cheryl Orr

— Vice President of Government Relations

Michael Miles

— Vice President of Diversity/Innovative Services

Michael Muhammad

— Vice President of Policy and Strategy

David Schulze


Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Carol Wise

— Chief of DART Police

James D. Spiller

— Vice President of Maintenance

Mike Hubbell

— Vice President of Mobility Management Services

Doug Douglas

— Vice President of Transportation

Tim Newby


Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

David Leininger

— Senior Vice President of Finance

Joseph G. Costello

— Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Nevin Grinnell

— Vice President of Procurement

John Adler

— Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Nicole Fontayne-Bárdowell


Executive Vice President of Growth and Regional Development

Timothy H. McKay, P.E.

— Vice President of Rail Planning

Stephen Salin

— Vice President of Planning and Development

Todd Plesko

— Vice President of Capital Design & Construction

John Rhone

— Vice President, Real Property and Transit Oriented Development

Robert W. Strauss

Vice President - Chief Safety Officer

Garrome P. "Jerry" Franklin

Director of the Office of Board Support

Nancy Johnson

Director of Internal Audit

Albert Bazis

General Counsel

Scott Carlson

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