John Mathews Promoted to Senior Vice President of First Transit

February 01, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
CINCINNATI First Transit, a leader in providing mobility solutions, announces the promotion of John Mathews to senior vice president of the central region and national call center operations, reporting directly to Beverly Edwards, chief operating officer.

Mathews will be responsible for all central region transit contracting and management operations, call center and non-emergency medical transportation operations. Mathews will focus on operational performance for our customers, delivering safe and disciplined operations.

"John has proven to be an exceptional leader and strong contributor to First Transit," said Edwards, "I'm excited to work with John in his new role."

Mathews joined First Transit in 1989 and most recently served as region vice president for the central region. A graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., Mathews has three adult children and resides with his wife in Woodbury, Minn.

About First Transit:
First Transit, Inc. has 60 years of experience and is one of the largest private-sector providers of mobility solutions in North America moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit, Inc. provides operation, management and consulting for more than 300 locations in 39 states, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, municipalities, hospitals, universities and private companies. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals. For additional information, please visit

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