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MARTA Board Confirms Collie Greenwood as General Manager & Chief Executive Officer

The MARTA Board of Directors has voted to confirm Collie Greenwood as the Authority’s new general manager and chief executive officer.

“I am honored and humbled by this opportunity,” said Greenwood. “I love transit and have known since my days of driving a bus how vital it is to people and their communities. I am eager to get to work enhancing and expanding service in the metro Atlanta region.”

A nationwide search, conducted by Krauthamer & Associates, identified 11 candidates with varying backgrounds in transportation and other business sectors. The GM/CEO Search Committee interviewed five candidates and concluded that Greenwood was the best fit for MARTA, bringing his nomination to the full board at a special called meeting on Oct. 27.

A former bus operator, Greenwood rose through the ranks over 30 years to serve as Chief Service Officer with the Toronto Transit Commission, the third largest transit system in North America. Greenwood joined MARTA in July 2019 as Chief of Bus Operations and Urban Planning. In January 2021, Greenwood was named Deputy General Manager of Operations where he oversaw all bus and rail operations and helped develop and deliver major capital projects. Greenwood had served as interim GM/CEO since January.


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1 Comment

  1. Nicolas Uppal November 10, 2022 3:43 pm

    This is excellent news, Mr. Greenwoods knows this business from the point of sale, all the way through to the management aspect. He knows and supports the fact that Atlanta will ride in a MARTA subway train into the future.Report


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