Dev USA announced the appointment of Tina Lainhart, as executive VP of Business Development, according to the agency's press release.
As part of her new role, Lainhart will lead RATP Dev USA’s business development efforts and implement comprehensive sales strategies for new business opportunities throughout the U.S. Her focus includes fixed route, paratransit, light rail, and shuttle service partnerships.
“I am thrilled to be part of the RATP Dev USA family and am honored to work with the talented leadership team as we position the company for continued success,” said Lainhart. “It’s my passion to offer innovative transit solutions that provide real services to real people. I’m eager to understand client needs through research and communication and ensure customer satisfaction through the development of long-term partnerships with businesses, cities, counties, universities, and transit agencies.”
With over 25 years of knowledge and insight within the transportation and airline industries, Lainhart’s previous positions include VP of Business Development at Hallcon Corporation, VP of Sales at Transdev North America, and director of Business Development with First Group America.
She began her transportation career in aviation as a member of the core management teams of Sunworld International and USA 3000 Airlines. She has served in multiple leadership positions in both B2B and B2G sectors.
“Tina has an exceptional track record in the transportation industry and brings a tremendous amount of experience to this role,” said Arnaud Legrand, CEO of RATP Dev USA. “With our continued growth in North America, the addition of Tina to the team will allow us to accelerate our expansion, increase our focus on business development and continue to provide the highest level of service to our customers. We couldn’t be more excited to have her as part of the team.”