Kevin is an experienced executive with a career built in the public transportation industry. Prior to joining TransLink, Kevin was General Manager of King County Metro Transit serving the Seattle metropolitan region. At Metro, he oversaw a mix of transit modes, including buses, trains, vanpools, paratransit vans, as well as approximately 5,000 employees. In his 12 years tenure, he helped to grow ridership by 44 per cent and launch the ORCA Card, as well as light rail, streetcar service, and several bus rapid transit lines. Kevin was also part of three successful votes on transit funding. Prior to Metro Transit, Kevin was Vice-President of Operations and Development at Pierce Transit in Tacoma, Washington, Chief of Operations Planning for New York City Transit and Deputy Director in Mayor Koch’s Transportation Office. He is a member of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Board of Directors and the first chair of the organisation’s Sustainability Committee.