About
MARTA

George Wright

Interim Chief Operating Officer/COO
 

George Wright is currently serving as the Interim Chief Operating Officer (COO).  He served in the role of Deputy Chief of Rail Operations for the past two (2) years and has over 30 years of logistics and transportation experience with private sector companies including Roadrunner Transportation Systems, FedEx Freight, Inc., and UPS. 

As Interim COO, Mr. Wright is accountable for all facets of bus, rail, facilities and transit infrastructure for the growing City of Atlanta and surrounding areas.  Responsibilities include daily operation and maintenance of the MARTA Bus network, Mobility service, Rail System and Atlanta Streetcar while ensuring stations, facilities, vehicles, systems, and the right of way remain in a safe & secure state of good repair.

Mr. Wright has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baker College in Flint, Michigan, and an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University.  He was recently selected into the 2022 Leadership APTA Program.  George has lived in Midtown Atlanta since 2005.


Contact Information

George Wright

  • Email: gwright1@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Phone: 404-848-5437
  • Senior Executive Administrator, Phyllis Bryant (404-848-5433) 

Deputy Chiefs Reporting to the Interim Chief Operating Officer/COO

Herold Humphrey

Deputy Chief Bus Operations