January 29, 2018 – CommunityImpact. com –

The new leader of the Capital Metro transit agency starts the job March 7, just in time for one of the city’s largest events, the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals on March 9-18.

Capital Metro’s board of directors approved a contract with Randy Clarke on Jan. 29 to serve as general manager and president/CEO with a base salary of $285,000.

On Jan. 12, the board named Clarke as the sole finalist for the job to replace former President/CEO Linda Watson, who retired Dec. 31. Clarke is the vice president of operations and member services at the American Public Transportation Association. Prior to that, he worked for seven years in various positions with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston.

Read more: https://communityimpact.com/austin/northwest-austin/city-county/2018/01/29/capital-metro-approves-president-ceo-contract-new-leader-starts-march-7/