Chris brings more than 25 years of experience in the public transit industry, including working directly with over 50 transit agencies across North America. He is an industry expert in transit scheduling using the Trapeze FX/Blockbuster product suite, including integrations to downstream systems like traveler information, workforce management, and ITS. A daily rider of the 7 train growing up in New York, Chris went on to serve as a student bus operator with The Ohio State University. This led to a position as a scheduler with the Central Ohio Transit Authority, using one of the early installs of Trapeze FX.
Prior to joining Nelson\Nygaard, Chris had a 19-year career at Trapeze Group, where he was responsible for technical sales and solution consulting for the Mobility Planning & Scheduling product line, ensuring that customers had the right products in place and were using them to their fullest. His previous roles at Trapeze included service delivery, performing product installations, training, and consulting. Chris also managed the Customer Care team that provided front-line customer support to Trapeze’s FX customer base.