Management & Operations

Genova approved as permanent CEO of Denver RTD

Posted on March 30, 2016

Dave Genova. Photo: Denver RTD
Dave Genova. Photo: Denver RTD

Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board of Directors approved the contract for David A. Genova as the GM/CEO of RTD. Genova was chosen following an 11-month international search that included 37 public meetings.

Genova has been acting as the Interim GM/CEO of the agency since April 2015. He previously served as Assistant GM of Safety, Security and Facilities and was designated by Washington as his successor in the staff succession plan. Genova has been with RTD for more than 22 years, serving for eight years as the Assistant GM of Safety, Security and Facilities and prior to that was the Senior Manager of Public Safety for 10 years. He brings extensive leadership experience from throughout the agency, including overseeing safety certification for rail line openings and the newly renovated Denver Union Station.

Genova’s salary is $275,000 plus the normal fringe benefits that are regularly paid to all RTD salaried employees. This is the same starting base salary as the former GM made six years ago. It is a three-year contract with options for up to five years.

Genova is a nationally-recognized industry leader serving on several national committees including: an appointment by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to the USDOT Federal Transit Administration Transit Rail Advisory Committee on Safety; Chair of the American Public Transportation Association’s Rail Safety Committee; and the Transportation Research Board’s Transit Safety and Security Committee. He is a Colorado native originally from Pueblo, living in the Denver area since 1978. Genova has a Bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Business Administration degree from Regis University.

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