Pompano Beach, Fla.’s South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) named C. Mikel Oglesby as its deputy executive director, effective immediately.
Oglesby brings almost a quarter of a century of experience in the transit industry to his position, most recently operating Oglesby Consulting LLC, a firm he established to provide transportation expertise to the public and private sectors.
As deputy executive director, Oglesby will be responsible for the day-to-day management of SFRTA, with oversight of operations, human resources, administration, procurement, marketing, customer service, finance and information technology, engineering and construction, and planning and capital development. He was also responsible for negotiating with outside agencies’ developers and contractors at the direction of the governing board or executive director.
Oglesby brings a diverse transit background developed in both small and large agencies across the U.S. His leadership experience has included fixed-route bus and paratransit service delivery, both light and heavy rail service and maintenance, taxi cab regulation, ferry boat service, regulation administration, financial planning and budgeting, information systems, government and community affairs. He is also a noted continuous-improvement strategist and advocate for organizational and employee development.