“The high quality of life in the Triangle offers businesses a competitive advantage in recruiting and retaining top talent. That’s we work with the Alliance to focus on congested intersections that are a problem today, and to take a larger view of major transportation projects that will enhance regional mobility for decades to come”

Kirsten Weeks, Cisco Systems, RTA Sustaining Gold Member and past vice chair.


Cisco Systems *

  • Ed Paradise (RTA immediate past chair), Valerie Jordan (RTA transit vice chair)

Clark Nexsen

  • Clymer Cease (RTA prior past chair), Josh Hurst

Duke Energy

  • Adrianne Elder (RTA streets vice chair), Marty Clayton

EDGE5 – Wake County Economic Development Program *

  • Michael Haley

Fairway Outdoor Advertising *

  • Aaron Guyton, Paul Hickman

Forge Communications *

  • Roger Friedensen, Ray Hornak

Fred Smith Company *

  • Jule Smith

Golden Corral *

  • Eric Braun (RTA transit chair), Ron Barbee

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce *

  • Adrienne Cole, Dana Martinez


  • Jeff Douglas, Paul Meehan

IBM Corporation

  • Bruce Sargent (RTA chair-elect), Steve Dunn

Kane Realty

  • Greg Kuruc (RTA events vice chair), John Kane

MetLife *

  • Peter Jones (RTA rapid research chair), Geoff Lang

Red Hat, Inc.

  • Matt Parson (RTA emerging technology chair), DeLisa Alexander

Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina *

  • Linda Hall (RTA emerging technology vice chair), Liz Rooks

QuintilesIMS *

  • Steve Brechbiel (RTA chair)