Jack Requa was once again named Interim General Manager and Chief Executive Officer by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Board of Directors in January, 2015 while a search for a permanent GM/CEO is conducted.
Prior to being named Interim GM/CEO, Jack Requa served as the Assistant General Manager for the Department of Bus Service. Responsible for the overall management of Bus Transportation, Bus Maintenance and Engineering as well as Bus Scheduling and Planning, Mr. Requa manages more than 4000 dedicated employees, 1,500 buses and nine divisions who provide services seven days a week and 24 hours a day.
In November 2006 through January 2007 Mr. Requa served at the Acting General Manager during the search and selection of the permanent leader.
Mr. Requa provides leadership with more than 37 years of transit experience, and 30 years in senior management positions at large transit systems, including for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston and transit authorities in Houston, Texas, St. Louis, Missouri, Everett, Washington and Saudi Arabia.