National Express Transit announced the return of former CEO Gary Waits. As the active CEO for National Express School, Waits will transition into the role of CEO of NEXT starting Sept. 1 and manage both functions. At that time, he will begin to oversee both divisions of National Express LLC.

With more than 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, Waits has held various leadership positions within multiple organizations, including National Express as divisional CEO of NEXT, COO of the East area of operations, CFO and treasurer of NELLC, and most recently, CEO of National Express School.

Judith Crawford, the current CEO of NEXT, will be stepping down after more than four years of leading National Express Transit.