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.
Brian Doherty PE is the new manager of the Transportation Department at the Albany NY office of WSP SELLS, a subsidiary of WSP Group/Genivar, a major international professional services consulting firm head-officed in London UK.
Tracy Marks is the new President of TransCore ITS taking over from John Simler. That puts Marks in direct charge of tolls and traffic management projects of the company. Chairman and CEO of Roper Industries (the holding company for TransCore) Brian Jellison is quoted as saying the handover of day to day management to Tracy Marks allows John Simler to "focus on strategic growth opportunities in the broad RF segment."
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announced today he's stepping down as chair of the board of commissioners of the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA,) the bistate toll authority that runs four toll bridges over the Delaware River between Philadelphia and southern New Jersey.