CATA names new director of information technology

Sept. 18, 2019
Patrick Sullivan will fill the position.

The Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) has selected Patrick Sullivan as the new director of information technology. 

Sullivan will oversee all activities of the information technology department. He is responsible for directing, planning, and scheduling the development, production, and administrative processing of CATA’s technology systems and computer operations, both short- and long-term. He will assist CATA in the implementation of several large upcoming technology projects and applications. 

Sullivan’s has more than 20 years of experience in information technology which included assignments as the senior program manager for HM Health Solutions in Pittsburgh Penn., and as the director of information services for the Guttman Group, and the Fayetteville Public Works Commission (PWC), among others. He’s also served in the United State Air Force as an electronics manager. 

“The CATA Board of Directors and management staff are truly excited to have Mr. Sullivan as the newest addition to our executive team,” said Louwana Oliva, CATA General Manager. “In the emerging world of Mobility as a Service (MaaS), Patrick brings to the position an information technology background and expertise that will certainly further strengthen CATA as an organization.”