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Connect Transit Interim Hired

Mar 21, 2017

Credit Staff / WGLT

The Connect Transit Board has completed the hire of an Interim Director.

Former Chief Operating Officer Isaac Thorne will take over for Andrew Johnson until a permanent replacement can be chosen.

Johnson is leaving for a new job with the bus system in Champaign-Urbana. Thorne has been with Connect Transit in Bloomington for a decade.

Thorne is expected to be a candidate for the permanent position.

His salary as Interim Director will be $112,000 per year.   

The bus system governing body also approved hiring Andrew Johnson on a short term contract as a consultant to aid in the transition over the next several months.