RideFinders Client Services Specialist Recognized with ACT 40 Under 40 Award
Nov 11, 2020
The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) celebrated the announcement of the 2020 40 Under 40 recipients at the annual TDM Forum, which took place virtually. Celebrating the accomplishments of a tremendous group of Transportation Demand Management (TDM) professionals and industry leaders at its annual Forum, the awardees represent a diverse cross-section of the industry, including private sector employers, city and state governments, service providers, consultants, and nonprofits committed to solving the transportation and mobility challenges facing their communities and organizations.
Jekeima Taylor, Client Services Specialist, is a 2020 recipient of the prestigious ACT 40 Under 40 Award. Jekeima has been with the RideFinders organization for over fourteen (14) years. LISTEN to her remarks!
Ms. Taylor has served on the statewide rideshare committee, coordinates the Emergency Ride Home Program overseeing the enrollment, utilization, and vendor negotiations. She is a true team player and the in-house RideFinders IT liaison working closely with GRTC IT staff on technology matters, and remains crucial to working with our ridematching software developer to enhance the program capabilities and providing innovative input. In addition, Jekeima tracks and reports emissions data, air quality reports and vehicle miles reduced while overseeing sales for the Commuter Choice Program and Human Service agencies. These achievements in sustainability, excellent customer service, and the impact on the region has enriched the lives of our commuters and the viability of RideFinders.
The award was presented virtually to Jekeima on November 10, 2020.
“I am always thrilled to see the next generation embracing TDM, and excited for this group of award recipients,” said ACT President Connie McGee. “I believe we need to keep cultivating new generations to work in transportation moving TDM forward into the future. Congratulations to the recipients!” ACT recognized its 2020 40 Under 40 TDM Professionals with a special video during the awards ceremony, sponsored by Hallcon, where attendees of the 2020 TDM Forum gathered to toast this exceptional group of emerging leaders.
The Association for Commuter Transportation is the premier organization and leading advocate for commuter transportation and transportation demand management (TDM) professionals. ACT strive to create an efficient multimodal transportation system by empowering the people, places, and organizations working to advance TDM in order to improve the quality of life of commuters, enhance the livability of communities, and stimulate economic activity.