Highlights from Elissa K. Konove's METRANS presentation. Watch the full version here: https://youtu.be/UXScMvbqO00
Elissa Konove joined Metrolink in September 2015. As Deputy CEO, Konove assists the CEO with direction and leadership to Metrolink. She also oversees the Authority's Finance, Contracts, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Administrative Services departments.
Prior to joining Metrolink, Konove served for seven years as the Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
Konove shares her experiences from higher-level federal to her current position with a local rail operator. She also shares information about Metrolink, discusses the importance of regional rail in Southern California, offers suggestions for effective professional development, and provides tips for securing one of the many opportunities in rail and transportation.