Jordan as Head of Brevard County Transit Services Department

Compiled by Wayne T. Price

Jordan appointed director of Brevard’s transit services department

Brevard’s departmental commission unanimously confirmed Terry jordan as the new director of the county transit services department.

Former director of transport Scott Nelson retired earlier this year.

Jordan has been the Space Coast Area Transit planner since June 2017, working on initiatives such as installing an intelligent transportation system, mobile fare payments, and improving bus stops. He has been Acting Director of Transit Services since April.

Prior to working for Brevard County, Jordan managed two transit systems in North Carolina: the Craven Area Rural Transportation System and the Goldsboro Wayne Transportation Authority. He worked for the North Carolina Department of Transportation, managing federal transit grants. He began his career in 1990 with the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (also known as the Lynx).

“Terry’s previous experience has prepared him well to manage all areas of transit services,” said the deputy county manager. Jim Liesenfelt noted. “We know that he will competently lead the employees of the transit services department and that he will continue to take advantage of the public transportation system already in place. difficult year that I remember.

As a former director of a transit agency, Jordan was responsible for operations, financial management, budgeting and grants, new service development, state and federal level compliance. , policy development and quality control.

He has been elected twice to the board of directors of the North Carolina Public Transportation Association. He also presented federally funded programs at the annual community transit conference for North Carolina public transportation systems.

Jordan attended Craven Community College and graduated from the Brevard County Executive Leadership Program.

“I am very grateful and excited for this new opportunity,” Jordan said. “Our entire team has worked hard to improve the transit experience for our customers. “

Jordan cited starting a new service in Titusville and Port St. John, and expanding the service to the southern beach area.

Additionally, new public transport tools were released, including a bus tracking website, apps for Android and iOS smartphones, in-car audio announcement system, and contactless mobile ticketing. Customers can now receive real-time vehicle updates, view their bus on a real-time map, and know for sure when their bus is arriving.

Wi-Fi will soon be available on all fixed route buses.

Guirola appointed Vice President of Marine Bank & Trust

Pedro Guirola recently joined Marine Bank & Trust as Vice President of Commercial Lending, where he is responsible for assisting companies with capital needs.

Pedro Guirola

He will be based at the Marine Bank office in Suntree, 3303 Suntree Blvd.

Most recently, Guirola was the Brevard Market Manager for Community Credit Union.

He holds an MBA from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.

He is fluent in English and Spanish and is a member of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs.

“Pedro is a solutions-driven professional who provides the strategy, analysis and customer service to improve the customer experience,” said Bill penney, President and CEO of Marine Bank. “The addition of another resource to our Melbourne team demonstrates our commitment to being a financial resource for businesses in Brevard County and beyond. “

In 2020, the Vero Beach-based Marine Bank concluded 166 commercial loans totaling $ 55 million, delivering capital to businesses on “Main Street”.

Senger earns the Certified Public Relations Advisor designation

Samantha senger, Public Information Officer and Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Cocoa, recently received her Certified Public Relations Consultant designation from the Florida Public Relations Association.

Samantha senger

A member of the Space Coast section of the Florida Public Relations Association, Senger has worked for Cocoa for over 15 years, where she started as the Special Events Coordinator, coordinating special events for the local municipality of approximately 20,000 residents.

She was also responsible for Recreation Services, coordinating marketing and promotions for Cocoa’s Recreation Services division.

In his current role, Senger coordinates all marketing and communications for the city, serving as a media liaison and coordinating special projects for the city manager, such as Cocoa Citizens Academy and fundraising efforts for the city.

She is also the city’s main public information officer during disasters and emergencies.

Senger received his marketing degree from Florida Atlantic University.

His experience is in event management and marketing.

She is certified in public relations through the Florida Public Relations Association and is also an advanced public information officer through the Florida Public Information Officers Association.

Senger serves on the state executive committee of the Florida Public Relations Association as vice president of section services; chairs the Florida Municipal Communicators Association conference committee; and will serve its local chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association as the accreditation chair.

Spencer from Alluvionic obtains special accreditation

Lori Spencer, Senior Project Manager at Alluvionic Inc., recently obtained her CMMC-AB Certified Practitioner designation. CMMC-AB stands for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification – Accreditation Body.

Accreditation required Spencer to complete training and be tested on basic concepts of CMMC standards and commit to adhere to the CMMC-AB Code of Business Conduct to gain accreditation.

Lori Spencer

Spencer received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, San Diego. She worked at Apex Data Solutions, Harris Corp. (now known as L3Harris Technologies) and ITT.

Alluvionic, founded in 2013, provides solutions for project management, process improvement, product development and cybersecurity, with locations in Melbourne and Washington, DC

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Melvin Z. Madore