Eno’s Board of Advisors Welcomes Eight New Members

Eno’s Board of Advisors Welcomes Eight New Members

February 25, 2016  | Ann Henebery

The Eno Board of Advisors provides advice and counsel to the Eno Center for Transportation’s executive leadership, including its Board of Directors, and President and Chief Executive Officer. Members are selected from across the public and private sectors, and possess extensive knowledge and expertise in surface, air, and water based transportation policy, management, and operations. Each member is appointed to serve a one to three-year term.

The class of 2016 is an exciting group of experts from throughout the transportation industry. We are very grateful that they have agreed to join the Board of Advisors and look forward to working with them and the rest of the Board very closely.

Eno Board of Advisors Class of 2016

Doran Barnes, Foothill Transit – As Executive Director of Foothill Transit in Southern California, Doran Barnes leads a transit agency that is actually made up of three independent contractors all working together. Prior to joining Foothill Transit, Doran worked with Ernst & Young as part of their transit-consulting group and with Monterey Salinas Transit as their director of planning. He received his undergraduate degree in International Relations from the University of California Davis and his Masters in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.

Marcia Ferranto, WTS International – Since 2010, Marcia Ferranto has served as WTS International’s President and CEO. She has been named one of Metro Magazine’s “Most Influential People of the Decade” and is well know for her reputation as a change agent. Prior to joining WTS, Marcia served as Executive Director of the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation in Delaware and held posts with the Delaware Art Museum. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Widener University in Chester, PA and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Ed Mortimer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Ed Mortimer currently serves as the Executive Director of Transportation Infrastructure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In this role, Ed oversees the Chamber’s work on transportation and infrastructure policy and represents the Chamber on Capitol Hill. Prior to joining the Chamber, he was the Director of Government Relations for AECOM and also served as Director of Government Relations for the Transportation Intermediaries Association. Ed received his Bachelor’s in Political Science from American University and completed an Executive Management program at Georgetown University.

Brian Pickerall, Booz Allen Hamilton – As Vice President of Booz Allen’s surface transportation team, Brian Pickerall supports the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) highspeed rail program and it also the Program Executive for the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Prior to joining Booz Allen, Brian served as Director of Western Operations for ARINC, an organization that provides engineering solutions to a number of different modes of transportation. He received his Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and his MBA from Pepperdine University.

Larry Yermack, Cubic Corporation – Larry Yermack currently serves as a Strategic Advisor to Cubic Transportation Systems. Prior to his time with Cubic, Larry held a number of positions with Iteris, Inc., Transcore, and most notably the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority where he conceived of and created the E-ZPass Interagency Group which became the world’s largest electronic tolling system. Larry received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the City University of New York City and his MBA from Columbia Univeristy.

Seth Young, Ohio State University – As the Director of The Ohio State University’s Center for Aviation Studies, Dr. Seth Young’s teaching and research focuses on airport and aviation system planning, design, operations, and management. Seth is an active member of the aviation community and participates on several committees including the American Association of Airport Executives, the Florida Airports Council, and the National Academies Transportation Research Board. He received his Bachelors of Arts in Applied Mathematics from the State University of New York at Buffalo and holds a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering/Transportation and a Masters in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.

Andrew Salzberg — Uber – As Uber’s Transportation and Mobility Policy Manager, Andrew Salzberg focuses on making Uber an integral part of the future of urban transportation through research, partnerships, and policy development.  He joined Uber in 2013 and became the Senior Operations Manager for New York City, Uber’s largest market, before joining the global policy team.  Prior to joining Uber, Andrew worked at the World Bank on public transportation investments in East Asia.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from McGill University and a Master in Urban Planning degree from Harvard University.

Linda Washington — The Washington Consulting Team – Linda Jacobs Washington is President & CEO of The Washington Consulting Team, a firm that provides consulting services in the areas of executive coaching, leadership and management training, facilitation, organizational assessment, event planning, and fundraising.  She is a recognized expert in organizational and business management, strategic planning, and re-engineering processes.  Linda served, as the Assistant Secretary for Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and, most recently, she was the Interim President & CEO of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO).   Prior to her career at U.S. Department of Transportation, Linda held various sales and marketing positions at Xerox Corporation and led support services at the Library of Congress.  She has been honored by the Eisenhower School of National Defense University and the Washington, DC, chapter of WTS, and is the recipient of the Presidential Rank Award for her leadership in public service.

For the full list of Eno’s Board members click here.

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