CHICAGO – The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) announces the appointment of David R. Andalcio as its newest board member, representing DuPage County. Director Andalcio replaces Director Patrick J. Durante, who served on the board with distinction for 20 years.
“Director Andalcio’s experience in business and government and his entrepreneurial leadership will add a vital and diverse voice to the RTA Board,” said RTA Chairman Kirk Dillard. “He is an outspoken advocate for minority, disadvantaged, and women-owned business enterprises. His appointment is a great addition to the region’s transit leadership.”
“I’d like to thank the DuPage County Board for approving my nomination to the RTA Board. As a longtime and active resident of DuPage County, I look forward to serving all our riders throughout the region, including those of DuPage,” said Director David Andalcio. “I believe my extensive professional background including transportation-related work experience will allow me to provide invaluable insight on the RTA Board. I look forward to meeting my fellow colleagues and getting started on the work ahead.”
Director Andalcio’s career spans from his earliest ventures with electronics, distribution, manufacturing, and information technology companies, later as a Board Director of the Illinois State Toll Highway and Chairman of the Engineering Committee, to his current role as CEO of Wynndalco Enterprises, LLC. Director Andalcio has completed graduate business study at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (AMP), the Stanford University Alumni Graduate Executive Program, the Notre Dame Corporate Governance Executive Program, and the University of Illinois Entrepreneurial Studies.
ABOUT THE RTA
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is the transit agency charged with regional financial oversight, funding, and transit planning for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace bus and ADA paratransit. The system provides more than two million trips each weekday on the RTA region’s transit system in six counties with 7,200 transit route miles throughout Northeastern Illinois. The Agency also provides customer services including online and telephone travel planning assistance and travel training for seniors and people with disabilities. For more information, visit www.RTAchicago.org.