Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) announced that the agency has hired Gloria Boyce as its new administrative services manager. Boyce replaces Allen Walch who is retiring after 25 years.
Prior to coming to BFT, Boyce served as director of Capital Programs Coordination and Reporting at METRO in Houston, Texas where she directed the preparation and monitoring of project and program budgets, grant eligibility and FTA reporting for the 3-Line Light Rail Expansion, HOT Lanes and other major capital projects.
Before relocating to Houston, Boyce served six years with Sacramento Regional Transit District in progressively responsible positions as finance administrator, director of Finance/Treasury and CFO, providing direction and oversight of the district’s financial functions. Before joining RT, she worked in the private sector delivering project and contract administration for public agency client’s urban design, community master planning and transit oriented development projects. Her background also includes lease financing/bond issuance, risk management, and performance measurement.
Boyce holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with dual majors in Business Administration: Finance, and Economics and an International Business Certificate from Portland State University located in Portland, Ore.