12 Sep

Dan Roberts to Lead Transfinder’s Professional Services Division

Schenectady, NY – September 12, 2011 – Transfinder, a national leader in student transportation management systems, today announced that Dan Roberts has joined the company to lead its Professional Services Division.  Former executive director for long range planning and business systems for Round Rock Independent School District in Texas, Roberts is recognized for his pioneering efforts in developing computerized routing systems for school districts.  He is routinely called upon to conduct independent management audits of district transportation operations in order to help districts gain efficiencies and cost savings.

In his role as Director of Professional Services at Transfinder, Roberts will be responsible for developing and expanding the company’s professional services for its more than 1,400 clients throughout North America.  He also will work with both the company’s in-house consultants and industry experts to assist in the successful implementation of Transfinder’s software solutions in large, complex transportation operations.  As part of the company’s executive management team, he also will be involved in developing strategic plans that meet the needs of clients for quality products and services.

Antonio Civitella, president and CEO, said, “We have worked with Dan for close to 15 years, and we believe he will make an immediate impact on our ability to serve large school districts.  He understands the complexities of managing large transportation operations, and he knows how to help district managers gain efficiencies while still meeting community needs for safe student transport.  He will be an asset to the company as we expand throughout North America.”

About Transfinder

Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Schenectady, New York, Transfinder is a national leader in student transportation management systems and services, offering routing and scheduling solutions for optimal transportation logistics. A business partner of MapInfo Corporation, Transfinder applies MapInfo's industry-leading mapping technology and database management to deliver superior transportation and logistics management solutions. Transfinder products allow school districts to manage bus routes, provide safe and efficient student transportation, and access a wealth of critical district information. For more information, visit www.transfinder.com.