Metrolink announces three executive appointments

Written by David C. Lester, Managing Editor
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Photo: Orange County Transportation Authority

Yesterday, Metrolink Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Wiggins announced three chief-level appointments to the agency’s leadership team.

Eric Hosey, a seasoned passenger and freight rail operations and safety executive, has joined Metrolink as Chief Operating Officer overseeing the dispatching and operations of Metrolink’s vast 538-mile network. Darrell Maxey, who was previously Metrolink’s Deputy Chief Operating Officer and known for his role in implementing life-saving Positive Train Control Technology, has been promoted to a new role, Chief Mobilization Officer, which will focus on leading and implementing new agency-wide projects such as the new bundling contract for Metrolink operations. Finally, Noelia Rodriguez, a seasoned executive who has held leadership positions at multiple Southern California transportation agencies, will be responsible for managing the CEO’s office, overseeing customer relations, driving excellence in performance and reporting in her newly created role of Chief of Staff.

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