SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, KIRBY PARNELL, RETIRES AFTER 22 YEARS WITH TRANS-BRIDGE LINES, INC.
After 22 years with the company, Kirby Parnell, Senior Vice President, will be retiring from Trans-Bridge Lines. Kirby has been an exceptional member of the management team, and because of his leadership and team building, has helped move the company to a much higher level.
Kirby started with Trans-Bridge Lines in October of 1992 as the Director of Operations, with the responsibilities of overseeing all facets of operations and safety. Kirby later took on the role of Senior Vice President with the added responsibilities of regular route development and Terminal and Facility Operations. His wealth of transportation experience, following his career at Greyhound Lines, was a great asset to the company. Prior to his time at Trans-Bridge Lines,
Kirby held numerous managerial roles at progressive levels at Greyhound in Chicago, including President of Central Greyhound Lines, one of the four operating companies.
Kirby has been active in the industry, having served on several business and bus associations throughout his career. Most recently, he has served on the Transportation Committee of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and as past Chairman on the committee. He has also served as a Board Member of Discover Lehigh Valley,and on the Executive Committee of the Bus Industry Safety Council of the American Bus Association, as well as on the Executive Committee of the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce.
Tom JeBran, Trans-Bridge President commented, “Kirby has been a great friend and tireless advocate for our company. His advice and leadership will be sorely missed.”
“We are grateful for all Kirby has done for our company and family”, adds Jim JeBran, Executive Vice President.
Trans-Bridge Lines, and its related company Lehigh Valley Motorcoach, operate daily bus service to New York City, Newark and JFK Airports from the Lehigh Valley and Doylestown area and also provide charter coach service, including a 24-passenger luxury coach. Additionally, Trans-Bridge offers daily trips to the Manhattan and Bayonne, NJ piers. Trans-Bridge Tours, Inc., an affiliated company, offers deluxe tours throughout the United States and Canada, air and cruise vacation packages, and Atlantic City and Pennsylvania casino trips.