Roland Cordero, Foothill Transit’s Director of Maintenance and Vehicle Technology is responsible for procuring, deploying and ensuring the maintenance of transit vehicles and all related technology. Roland has 15 years of experience working in the transit industry in varying capacities from finance, operations, facilities and fleet maintenance.
He also spent 8 years in the automotive retail industry in the finance and service/parts operations. Roland has been involved in the deployment of Foothill Transit’s electric bus project and full-electrification initiative since 2010. Foothill Transit has a fleet of 30 battery-electric buses, two in-route charging stations located at Pomona Transit Center and Azusa Intermodal Transit Center and is developing a scalable in-depot charging infrastructure to support the agency’s electric fleet initiative.
Roland holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from California State University – Los Angeles and a MBA from University of Phoenix. A proud alumni of Leadership APTA (American Public Transportation Association) Program and ENO Transit Senior Executive Program, he also earned a certificate in FTA Environmental and Sustainability Management from Virginia Tech.