MATA Announces Hiring of New General Manager

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) Board of Commissioners today announced that Ronald L. Garrison joined MATA as the new General Manager. The selection of Garrison followed an extensive nationwide search.

Ron Garrison is a 25-year transit professional who held General Manager and executive management positions in both the public and private sectors of the mass transit industry.  Read the full release here.

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