RTC Executive Management
General Manager – Tina Quigley
As general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Tina Quigley knows what it means to think big. In a city of 2.1 million residents and 42 million annual visitors, Quigley is at the forefront of visionary thinking and planning for the future. She recognizes that an enhanced multi-modal and technologically advanced transportation infrastructure will help ensure that Southern Nevada can continue to attract tourists, residents and new business. She has embraced and pushed for sweeping technological advances; she has advocated for future planning; and she has built critical partnerships to well position the region for ongoing and sustained economic vibrancy.
With more than 25 years of experience in air and ground transportation management and a licensed pilot herself, Quigley leads the only agency nationwide that is solely responsible for a region’s public transit system, traffic management, roadway design, construction funding and transportation planning. In fact, the National Transit Database named the RTC as one of the most efficient transit providers in the nation, an accolade and distinction that speak volumes about Quigley’s leadership.
A rising star in the national transportation industry, Quigley is on the leading edge of improving how residents, workers and visitors travel the Las Vegas valley. Working with more than a dozen regional partners, she oversees the administration of Southern Nevada Strong, a federally recognized, collaborative regional plan to build and invest in complete communities that provide access to diverse employment opportunities, affordable housing, quality education and sustainable transportation choices. Simultaneously, she led the charge in developing with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and local leaders the Transportation Investment Business Plan that recommends changes to improve how people travel to and from McCarran International Airport, the resort corridor and convention center.
Southern Nevada is setting the pace for testing new technologies that can move people and goods more effectively and save the lives of motorists and pedestrians. Quigley’s leadership alongside the Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility (NCAM) and Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems is advancing the development and eventual deployment of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs). These vehicles will be able to communicate with RTC’s integrated traffic signal system and help transform southern Nevada’s urban landscape by creating a more connected network for motorists, transit riders and freight operators
She has long recognized the foundational importance of an efficient, more modern transportation infrastructure to economic development. Of particular note is her leadership with the business community, local governments and community residents to secure fuel revenue indexing to generate more than $700 million to fund roadway improvements, traffic signals and bicycle and pedestrian safety initiatives.
A former manager at McCarran International Airport, one of the nation’s busiest and most active airports, Quigley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Business and Planning from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her significant professional achievements, including the Woman of Distinction Award for Government Services by the National Association of Women Business Owners, the Carolyn M. Sparks Founders Award from the Nevada International Women’s Forum and 2012 Women in Transportation from Metro Magazine for her bold vision and leadership.
Aside from her work, Quigley directs her energy, passion and commitment into making the Las Vegas Valley a vibrant community. These include:
- Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Host Committee
- International Women’s Forum
- Western Regional Alliance (WRA)
- Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition (SNRPC) – Technical Committee
- Southern Nevada Strong
- Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems
- Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility
- United States Department of Transportation’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) – Program Advisory Committee
- Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee (SNTIC)
Deputy General Manager – M.J. Maynard
M.J. Maynard joined the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) in February 2007. As Deputy General Manager, she is currently at the helm of diverse agency departments including Finance, Fixed Route, Paratransit and Specialized Services, Human Resources, Safety & Security, Technical Equipment, Fleet, Transit Amenities and Customer Care.
M.J. and her extensive team manage a budget of more than $230 million annually, direct the agency’s advertising program and oversee one of the nation’s most efficient bus mode-only transit service operations. M.J. and her team incorporate the best practices of the private sector with those of the public sector, utilizing statistics, analytics, and monthly as well as annual benchmarks to ensure the agency’s fiduciary responsibility to taxpayers.
M.J. was recently appointed to serve on the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Board of Directors, an organization leading efforts to ensure public transportation is available and accessible in communities around the country.
M.J. worked in the hospitality industry for more than 25 years prior to joining the RTC. She previously served as Vice President for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino where, for more than a decade, she oversaw a culturally diverse staff of approximately 750 employees and was responsible for managing a multi-million dollar annual budget including capital project expansions.
An active community philanthropist, M.J. serves on the Board of Directors of Hope for Prisoners, an organization dedicated to empowering men, women and young adults to transition from the judicial system and successfully reenter and effectively function in our community. Additionally, M.J. serves on the Board of Directors of FirstMed Health and Wellness Center, one of only two federally qualified health centers in Southern Nevada; and most recently, she joined the Advisory Council of the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, known as the Mob Museum. In 2012, M.J. was appointed to serve on the City of Henderson Commission on Cultural Arts & Tourism. She is also a Leadership Henderson graduate, involved in developing her class project, the Henderson High School Leadership program. M.J. has been recognized as the 2010 “Safe Communities Angel of the Year” by the Safe Community Partnership program and by the Henderson Development Association and the City of Henderson as the 2013 O’Callaghan Public Sector Person of the Year for transportation enhancements and partnerships that support economic development in Henderson. M.J. previously served as past chair for the Henderson District Public Libraries Board of Trustees and was a board member of the Henderson Chamber Foundation.
M.J. holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She and her husband Rich have one son.
Deputy General Manager – Fred Ohene
With nearly three decades practicing civil and transportation engineering, Fred Ohene serves as the Deputy General Manager for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC).
Fred is responsible for directing the RTC’s engineering, capital project development, and transportation planning programs, as well as transportation infrastructure funding for all of Clark County. He also oversees the valley’s arterial and freeway traffic management system and manages the IT department and all RTC facilities.
At a critical time in transportation in Southern Nevada, Fred and his team continue to be a driving force behind vital transportation initiatives including Fuel Revenue Indexing (FRI), Southern Nevada Strong and the Transportation Investment Business Plan (TIBP). Under Fred’s direction on these efforts, his team is playing a crucial role in meeting Southern Nevada’s growing demand for new transportation infrastructure; overseeing the strategic implementation of our valley’s first comprehensive regional plan; and collaborating with public and private agencies on future transportation needs. Nationally and regionally recognized projects including the newly designated interstate 11 (I-11) currently under construction, the Flamingo Corridor Improvements and the Maryland Parkway Corridor Study have advanced with Fred’s leadership, helping to transform the future of the region’s economy and growth.
A Las Vegan since 1989, Fred earned his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, a Master of Science in civil/transportation engineering, and a Doctor of Engineering in civil/transportation engineering. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech and Texas A&M University.
Fred is a certified Professional Engineer (P.E.) in Nevada and Virginia. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS) and American Public Works Association (APWA).