Meet Greenlink’s Interim Director
James Keel, Greenlink’s interim director, has been with Greenlink since 2015 and previously served as the assistant director. James manages Greenlink’s fixed route, paratransit, and fleet maintenance divisions and is responsible for capital planning and transit-related procurements. Since 2015, he has served as the project manager for the procurement and implementation of the Syncromatics Automated Vehicle Locator (AVL) system, which includes real-time information for customers, the Delerrok TouchPass Ticketing System, Remix Transit Planning and Scheduling Software, and most recently, the Proterra electric bus build and deployment. James also oversees the project to replace Greenlink’s existing maintenance facility, which is being expedited by an $11 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration.
James has a Bachelor of Science in business administration, with a concentration in management, and a Master of Business Administration from East Carolina University (ECU) in Greenville, NC. He began his public transportation career at ECU as an operator and was serving as the charter services manager when he left to come work for Greenlink.