Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2012
Robert H. Prince, Jr., an AECOM vice president and transit business development director, has been named national chair of the Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Board of Directors.
In this role, Mr. Prince will serve as an advocate for leveling the playing field for historically underutilized businesses and to educate young people on careers in the transportation field and to carry that message nationwide.
“I’m delighted to be named to the national chair of COMTO and look forward to mentoring young talent in the transit industry while working to ensure transportation serves as a key component to the growth and stability of this country,” said Prince.
COMTO and AECOM created the Robert H. Prince, Jr. Scholarship in honor of his dedication to the growth and development of emerging leaders in the transit industry. Mr. Prince has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the education of the transit workforce in his role as a leader in the public and private sectors of the transportation industry, his volunteer commitment to youth in Boston, and as board member of COMTO and the American Public Transportation Foundation.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.3 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2012. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at http://www.aecom.com.