Stephanie Wiggins

Black Business Association Presents 2024 Salute To Black Women   

Ventris C. Gibson, the first African American director of the U.S. Mint, will be among the honorees at the 2024 Salute to Black Women Business Conference sponsored by the Black Business Association on Saturday, March 23, at Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles.

Metro Touts Continued Ridership Growth

Metro had nearly 24 million bus and train boardings in June, a 13.3% increase from last June that marks the seventh straight month of year-over-year growth, the agency announced on July 25.

L.A. Metro Hit With PETA Lawsuit Over Animal Rights Ads on Local Transport

   According to PETA, Metro’s policy permits popcorn chicken ads from Jack in the Box, but refuses to allow “I’m Not Popcorn Chicken” spots from PETA. The suit, filed in Los Angeles federal court late Monday against Metro and its CEO, Stephanie Wiggins, alleges violations of the vegan group’s First Amendment rights in 2019 and this year  Attempts by City News Service to reach a Metro spokesperson outside of regular business hours were not immediately successful.

Black Women Execs Recognized and Celebrated in Sisterhood

Despite the rigors of leading businesses and corporations while balancing families and various ventures, a group of influential African American women and other executives gathered at the LA84 Foundation in the West Adams neighborhood of South L.A., to celebrate businesswomen Cynthia Guidry, and Stephanie Wiggins for accepting CEO positions at Long Beach Airport and L.A.Metro.

Wiggins Leads Metrolink in Connecting People to Opportunity

Stephanie Wiggins, the commuter train’s first African American CEO, shares her vision for the agency   Stephanie Wiggins has always believed she could reach her goals. After all, her parents always told her, “You can do anything you want if you try.” Undergirded with that philosophy, Wiggins applied for the CEO position of the Metrolink commuter railroad in December 2018, and of course, she got it. As the first African American and first female to hold the agency’s top spot, Wiggins is well prepared to take Metrolink to the next level as a popular and viable regional transportation option.  Starting

Women In Power

  Deborah Flint Deborah Flint was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in June 2015. With oversight over three airports, Los Angeles International (LAX), LA/Ontario International (ONT) and Van Nuys (VNY), Flint is responsible for continuing the LAX Capital Development program, building on ONT’s 2015 increase in passenger traffic while transitioning ONT to its new local authority, and continuing to position VNY as a vital community partner. Specifically, her responsibilities involve managing the largest public works project in the history of the city of Los Angeles. More than $8.5 billion for capital improvement investment through Fiscal