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Fort Worth's The T names new president/CEO

Posted on February 13, 2014

Texas’ Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) named Paul J. Ballard as its new president/CEO, effective April 14.

Ballard is currently CEO of the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee. He was appointed MTA’s CEO in 2002.

He has served as CEO or GM of multiple transit systems as well as president of two national transit management firms and operated or consulted on transit operations in 38 U.S. cities in 19 states.

Ballard’s appointment follows the evaluation and interviews of final candidates by an Executive Search Committee comprised of T board members and business and community leaders in Tarrant County.

Candidates were recruited and recommended by a national search firm based on their leadership experience in public transportation, emphasizing passenger rail.

Ballard will fill the top position at The T that has been filled on an interim basis by Anthony Johnson, chief operating officer.

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