Prior to joining MARTA, Mr. Srinath was the Deputy General Manager/CFO at Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). Mr. Srinath joined VTA as the Chief Financial Officer in October 2014 and was promoted to the position of the Deputy General Manager/CFO in early 2019. As the Deputy General Manager/CFO, he was responsible for all fiscal or finance functions (controller, treasury, budgeting, financial analysis and reporting, debt issuance, rating agency relationship), real estate development, risk management, information technology, human resources, employee relations, grants, procurement and contracts. In addition, Mr. Srinath served as a trustee on the defined benefit plan.
Prior to joining VTA, Mr. Srinath was the Treasurer of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), and was responsible for managing investments, debt management, custody and distribution of all fare media, and risk management. As the Treasurer of WMATA, Mr. Srinath successfully arranged over a $1.0 billion of financings for infrastructure improvements and railcar acquisition. As the Associate Treasurer for the District of Columbia and prior to that as the Senior Director of Corporate Finance at Amtrak, he successfully executed over $3.0 billion of financings to fund infrastructure projects and acquisition of rail cars.
Mr. Srinath holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Bangalore (India) and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.