Ronald L 'Ron' Freeland, former chief executive of Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA) the state toll agency is now on the Parsons Brinckerhoff payroll as a Principal Consultant.
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has selected Joseph J Resta as their new executive director. Resta, 52, comes from five years (2007 to 2012) managing a convention center expansion in Philadelphia, and was a deputy secretary in the state's Department of Government Services before that (2005 to 2007.) Earlier jobs were with Alta Management LLC in Philadelphia, a deputy director n the capital program office of the City of Philadelphia (1996 to 2000.)
Thousand Islands Capital Corridor Howard Kelly is retiring for health reasons. He says in his newsletter that after a "scuffle with cancer" four years ago some heart issues have arisen.
Aged 64 he is retiring to Florida.
Longtime senior project manager at TRMI System Integration Jose Correa is leaving. Of his nearly 20 years at the Hudson Valley based firm (Accord NY) he tells colleagues in an email it was "a great run but like all good things they don’t last forever."
He has several job offers, but hasn't decided yet which one he'll take.
Jon Ramirez formerly head of business development at Federal Signal Technologies is now Director, Tolling North America for Cubic. Headquartered in San Diego, Cubic was big in tolling in the days of coin machines but gave tolling away about ten years ago and has since focussed on transit fare collection where it's huge. Before FSTech Ramirez worked for Raytheon.
VP Global Sales for 3M's traffic division, and former president of Sirit, John Freund is reported out.
He "separated" from 3M as of the middle of this week, according to sources.
There is nothing official however.
Jennifer ('JR') Fenske the great young lady who helped put together and run the Alliance for Toll Interoperability since its inception has moved on. She chucked in her salaried position at North Carolina Turnpike, which staffs ATI, to make her hobby of photography into a profession and a business. And to travel.
The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has forty (40) people wanting to succeed Frank McCartney and run the show, operating 18 bridges linking New Jersey to mainland USA in Pennsylvania.
2012-09-01: As the part of sale of Federal Signal Technologies (FSTech) division of Federal Signal to 3M some of the top people are being put off. Manfred Rietsch the president of FSTech is going. So is Jon Ramirez director of business development, Bill Duffy of VESystems, and Mike Leahy VP system delivery.
As the part of sale of FS Technologies (FSTech) division of Federal Signal to 3M several senior and well-known toll systems people are being "let go."
In the last few weeks 3M has organized recruitment panels to interview FSTech staff after which each has either been invited to "transition on to" 3M, or they have been, in effect, terminated.