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Long Beach Transit’s Deputy CEO Honored as National Transportation Leader
By Sentinel News Service
Published January 31, 2019

Debra A. Johnson (Courtesy Photo)

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) recognized LBT’s deputy chief executive officer, , as one of ten top transportation innovators. The ten honorees exemplify COMTO’s mission of inclusiveness and parity in all modes of the transportation industry.

Johnson will be recognized on March 20, 2019 in Washington, D.C. at The Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation Breakfast. This recognition is one of the highest honors bestowed by COMTO and recognizes women executives in transportation from across the nation who have provided inspirational leadership by opening career pathways for women and for their extraordinary achievements in transportation.

“I am proud of LBT’s Deputy CEO for this well-deserved honor,” said LBT President and chief executive officer Kenneth A. McDonald. “Since joining our team five years ago, Debra has inspired staff and led LBT through a time of innovation and change.”

Johnson joins a prestigious group of transportation leaders in receiving this award from COMTO, a nonprofit, nonpartisan association of individuals, groups, transportation agencies, private sector corporations, nonprofit organizations, and Historically Underutilized Businesses. COMTO was founded in 1971 and created to provide an advocacy forum for minority professionals in the transportation industry.

“Our advocacy organization takes great pride in honoring these notable women,” said A. Bradley Mims, president and CEO, COMTO. “Their leadership and commitment to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the transportation industry boosts COMTO’s mission every day, across the nation.”

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