Keolis Taps Twenty-Three Year Industry Veteran and Leader to Continue Growth and Expansion Efforts

LOS ANGELES – Keolis Transit America is excited to announce the hire of Sandra (Schmidt) Hill as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Effective immediately, Hill will have responsibilities related to leading the day-to-day operations of the business development team and will be responsible for driving business expansion and increasing Keolis’ market share in the United States. She brings twenty-three years of experience in the transportation industry to the already robust Keolis executive team, with knowledge and position in both the private and public transportation sectors.

“I am thrilled that Sandi has accepted our offer to join Keolis and oversee our business development efforts,” said CEO Michael Griffus. “Not only is her knowledge and passion for this industry second to none, but personality-wise she is a great fit for this organization. Sandi brings with her a fresh approach to business and connections that will be of great benefit to us and our clients, as well as our future clients and passengers.”

Hill comes to Keolis after working in business development management positions for several leading public transit organizations including Transportation Concepts and First Transit.

About Keolis
Keolis is a global leader in the passenger transportation industry, operating systems in over 15 countries including North America. The largest light rail operator in the world, Keolis transports 2.5 billion passengers a year via trains, buses, shuttles and taxis, and also provides fleet management and maintenance, logistics and routing services. Learn more about how Keolis and our 55,000 employees are always “Thinking Like A Passenger” at

For Further Information Contact:
Leslie Aun
Director of Communications, Keolis North America
(703) 517-4550