Katharine Kelleman, CEO
Katharine Kelleman has the pleasure to serve as chief executive officer of the public transit system serving the Pittsburgh region.
She is responsible for the operations of a 700-vehicle bus fleet and an 80-vehicle light rail system, which provide service to a total of more than 220,000 riders a day. She also oversees the organization's capital and operating budgets; partners and builds relationships with regional stakeholders; and successfully develops and manages local and federally-funded projects that enhance and expand service across the Pittsburgh region.
Since joining the agency in 2018, Katharine has supported better communication with customers; advanced the development of a mobile fare payment application; championed the need for a long-range service plan; and fought to ensure stable, reliable and sustainable funding to support a growing system.
Before coming to Pittsburgh, Katharine served as the CEO at Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) in Tampa, Fla. She had previously worked in leadership roles for the Maryland Transit Administration and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), and began her career in public transit as a transit planner in San Angelo, Texas.
Katharine received her Bachelor's degree in history from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and her Master's degree in public administration from San Angelo State University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and serves on the Board of Directors for the American Public Transit Association.
Katharine lives in Mt. Lebanon with her husband and two sons.
Donminika BrownShow More
Donminika serves as PRT's Chief Financial Officer as of January 2024. Her responsibilities include overseeing financial planning and budgets, as well as capital programs and grants. Donminika has strong roots in Pittsburgh, having attended Pittsburgh Public Schools, the Community College of Allegheny County, and the University of Pittsburgh. She received her Masters degree in the Science of Accounting from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining PRT, Donminika worked at Primary Care Health Service, where she was the financial controller and chief finance officer.
Mike CetraShow More
Mike Cetra serves as Chief Legal Officer and Open Records Officer. His division includes the Legal & Consulting Services, Internal Audit, Claims and System Safety Departments, and the transit police department. Prior to joining the agency in early 2007, Mike was in private practice as a commercial litigator. Mike earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, and Master of Business Administration degrees from Duquesne University, and his Bachelor of Arts degree, with a concentration in English writing, from the University of Pittsburgh. Mike is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Inez ColonShow More
Chief Human Resources Officer Inez Colon is responsible for the strategic development and management of Human Resources (HR) core functions, including benefits, compensation, payroll, talent acquisition and development, employee and labor/union relations, civil rights/diversity, and fostering a positive and productive culture. Prior to joining the agency in 2001, Inez was a senior recruiter for U.S. Airways and VP for Organizational Design Consultants. Inez received a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management/Personnel Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, and has completed all coursework toward her doctoral program, also at Pitt. She holds a Senior Certified Professional certification from the Society for HR Management and a Senior Professional in HR certification from the HR Certification Institute. Inez also teaches HR at various universities.
Jeffrey DevlinShow More
Jeffrey Devlin joined PRT in May of 2018 as Chief Information Officer overseeing internal and and external technological advancements to improve public transportation in Allegheny County. In 2023, Jeffrey became the Chief Innovation Officer, leading the Agency Innovation Services Division comprised of Procurement, Data and Information Analytics, and continuing the technological advancements through multiple groups. Prior to joining the organization, Jeffrey spent more than 25 years designing systems and leading the implementation of various technology projects, mostly in the higher education sector. In 2015, the Pittsburgh Technology Council and Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group named Jeffrey CIO of the Year in Education. Jeffrey earned his Bachelor's degree in business computer systems analysis from Saint Vincent College and his Master of Business Administration from Robert Morris University.
Rick EanesShow More
As deputy chief operating officer for maintenance, Rick Eanes oversees our four bus maintenance divisions, heavy and light rail car maintenance, and non-revenue vehicle maintenance. He joined the agency in 2002 after having served 20 years in the U.S. Marines. Rick was born and raised on Pittsburgh’s North Side and graduated from University of Maryland University College and attended classes at Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh.
Mike HeidkampShow More
As chief operating officer for transportation, Mike Heidkamp is responsible for bus and rail operations, maintenance, operator training, and special services and detours. Mike began his career with PRT in 1993 as a bus operator. After a decade behind the wheel, he worked as a driving instructor and Commercial Driver’s License examiner, manager of the Way Department and the Non-Revenue Fleet Maintenance Department, as Director of Service Delivery at the Collier garage. He was named deputy chief operations officer for transportation in 2018. A second-generation employee, Mike was born in Brookline, graduated from Brashear High School, and now resides in North Fayette Township with his wife, who is also an employee.
Greg O'HareShow More
Greg O’Hare is the Chief Engineer for Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) and is responsible for leading the Engineering Department in the planning, programming, engineering, and construction of PRT facilities and infrastructure including PRT limited access busways, light rail trackway, systems, bridges, tunnels, building facilities, and associated miscellaneous infrastructure. David joined Pittsburgh Regional Transit in 2009 and has served as PRT's chief engineer since September 2022. Over the last two and half decades, Mr. O’Hare has accumulated experience in design, construction, and forensic analysis of numerous infrastructure projects involving bridges, tunnels, walls, radio towers, locks & dams, buildings, roadways, and railways for public and private organizations in various capacities. Early in Mr. O’Hare’s career, he served in a variety of assignments as a U.S. Army Engineer Officer on active duty. Mr. O’Hare serves on the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Rail Standards Policy and Planning Committee and as Committee Chair on the APTA Fixed Structures Inspection and Maintenance Standards Committee. Mr. O’Hare also sits on the Board of Directors for the Engineer’s Society of Western Pennsylvania. Mr. O’Hare is a graduate of Virginia Military Institute with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Charles ReevesShow More
As deputy chief operating officer for operations, Charles "Chuck" Reeves is responsible for our four bus divisions, light rail division, the Monongahela Incline, dispatchers, training, and facilities maintenance. A third-generation transit employee, Chuck joined the organization in 2002 as an entry-level laborer after serving in the U.S. Air Force. Chuck earned his Bachelor's degree in organizational leadership from Point Park University and serves as president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Community of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO).
Jim RitchieShow More
Jim Ritchie serves as Chief Communications Officer. His division includes Marketing, Public Relations, Government Relations, Customer Service, Advertising and Creative Services. Prior to joining in 2009, Jim was a reporter and editor with local news organizations for more than 15 years. Jim earned a Master's degree from Brandeis University in digital marketing and design, and has a Bachelor's degree in rhetorical communications from the University of Pittsburgh. Jim is a member of various communications and industry organizations, and also represents us on Allegheny County's Community Services Advisory Council.
Don RivettiShow More
Don Rivetti serves as Chief Operating Officer for Maintenance. His division includes bus, rail, non-revenue vehicle maintenance, and support staff. His role includes maintaining PRT's bus and rail fleet A PRT employee for more than 21 years in various capacities within the Maintenance Department, Don completed Robert Morris University’s Leadership Development Certificate Program for Organizational Leadership in 2018. He also serves on several committees for the American Public Transportation Association. In addition to his primary job functions, Don also is responsible for the agency’s Zero Emissions Roll-Out plan, and a transition to an entire Zero Emissions Fleet by 2045.
Kelsey ShannonShow More
Kelsey has served as deputy chief of strategic initiatives since July 2023. Since being hired in 2019, she has held the position of director of business initiatives and interim director of strategic initiatives. Leading both the Strategy and Sustainability teams, Kelsey works to identify innovative opportunities, spearhead strategic projects, and ensure the work PRT does aligns with the agency’s sustainability goals. Prior to joining PRT, Kelsey worked at The Carey Group as a political and government affairs consultant. Kelsey earned her Bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and her Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is also a graduate of the American Public Transportation Association’s Emerging Leaders Program.
Amy SilbermannShow More
Amy Silbermann is Pittsburgh Regional Transit’s Chief Development Officer, overseeing the Planning & Service Development, Transit Amenities, Transit Scheduling, and Engineering functions within the Planning & Service Development Division. Amy began her work at PRT in 2013 as a data analyst in the Scheduling Department. Prior to joining PRT, she taught high school sciences in Washington, D.C. public schools for three years. Amy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from Denison University, a Master’s degree Teaching from American University, and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. Amy is a certified planner with the American Institute of Certified Planners.