Welcoming Regional Vice President Terry Thompson
Ride Right always strives to ensure our nationwide operations flourish through exceptional leadership and hands-on management. As we continue to expand our executive team, we’re excited to announce our newest addition—Regional Vice President Terry Thompson. Terry oversees Ride Right’s paratransit, fixed route, and special needs transportation services in the East region, working with our clients and local management teams to increase service efficiency, ensure contractual compliance, and support ongoing growth.
Terry is an experienced transit operations leader who emphasizes building partnerships with key stakeholders. His extensive career includes 12 years of experience in transit leadership positions with organizations like MV Transit and National Express. Most recently, he served as Regional Manager for National Express, where he provided oversight and supervision for multiple transit operations within the Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC areas. Terry’s award-winning management career has been recognized by his previous employers through honors like Talent Magnet of the Year in 2015 and Northwest Region General Manager of the Quarter in 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management, as well a graduate certificate in procurement and contract management.
“Terry’s collaborative approach to managing fast-paced transit environments is complemented by his dedication to interacting with local employees, government, residents, and businesses to build a transit operation that meets the needs of the community at large,” said Ride Right President and CEO Alaina Maciá. “I am confident that our clients and staff in the East region will enjoy working with Terry to increase community access through quality transportation.” Here’s to a bright future with Terry on board!