named Jesse Oliver as deputy executive director and Carol Wise as executive
vice president, chief operating officer. DART Senior Vice Presidents David
Leininger and Timothy McKay were promoted to executive vice president.
Oliver has a diverse background with experience in labor and
employment matters, legislative processes, legal expertise and transit
development. A former Texas legislator, Oliver co-sponsored the legislation
that created DART. He was later appointed by the city of Dallas to the DART
board and served for 10 years as a member and chairman.