“The MARTA Board of Directors grieves the shocking death of our GM/CEO Jeff Parker who has died by suicide,” Scott이 말했습니다.. “He was an outstanding leader and steward of MARTA whose passing leaves us all heartbroken.”
Scott added MARTA’s board members are “devastated at this loss as we valued Jeff’s leadership and looked forward to him bringing his vision for transit to fruition.”
“The entire metro Atlanta region owes him a debt of gratitude for his transformational efforts and we will not stop working to build on the foundation he created,” 성명은 말했다.
— or Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
— has served as Atlanta’s primary transportation service since the 1960s
, 그것에 따르면 site.
According to MARTA’s 웹 사이트, Parker was named CEO and general manager of the service in March
2018 and before that
, was vice president of
“one of the country’s leading architecture and engineering consulting firms.
” as one of the city’s most influential leaders
, the site says
. He was named among Atlanta Magazine’s Most Powerful People of 2020 and a year earlier was recognized by the Atlanta Chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar for his
“strong record of hiring and promoting women in the transportation industry
,” the website added
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said he and his family were “saddened to learn about the tragic passing of Jeffrey Parker.”
“In addition to a remarkable professional career in the public/private sectors
, Jeffrey was known for his civic engagement and support for the advancement of his communities
,” Kemp 썼다
트위터에서. “He had an incredible mind for transportation and logistics and a heart for people
. 그는 크게 그리울 것이다. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family
, 친구, and his many colleagues.