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Lynx CEO Johnson resigns amid concerns about morale, budget

Posted on March 4, 2019

Edward Johnson was hired at Lynx's CEO in 2016. Photo: Lynx
Edward Johnson was hired at Lynx's CEO in 2016. Photo: Lynx

ORLANDO, Florida — Lynx CEO Edward Johnson resigned from his post amid concerns about morale, a strained budget and pressure on the bus service to better meet Central Florida’s public transportation needs, reported the Orlando Sentinel.

“There comes a time when new and adventurous opportunities present themselves,” Johnson said in a letter to Lynx board members. “As such, I will take advantage of this new career challenge,” the report said.

James E. (Jim) Harrison
Photo: Lynx
James E. (Jim) Harrison
Photo: Lynx
The agency's board tapped James E. (Jim) Harrison, an assistant county administrator for Orange County, to be interim CEO for up to three months. 
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