Centurions | Apex - LUC: Tom Gerend

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Name: Centurions | Apex - LUC: Tom Gerend
Date: February 28, 2023
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM CST
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Event Description:
This event is open to Apex Centurions only.

Join the Community Leadership Committee as we hear from Tom Gerend on building consensus and other leadership lessons from the KC Streetcar.

On June 16, 2014 Tom Gerend was named the first Executive Director of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA). Since the public opening of the streetcar system on May 6, 2016 the KC Streetcar system has logged nearly 10 million passenger trips, won numerous state and national awards, and has been credited with stimulating over $4 billion in active economic development in downtown Kansas City. Gerend is currently leading planning on streetcar expansion to the Riverfront and University of Missouri - Kansas City and actively supporting transit expansion efforts region-wide with transit studies to North Kansas City and along an East-West corridor.

Prior to KCSA, Gerend worked for the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) leading regional transportation planning and public transit coordination across the eight county bi-state Kansas City region. Gerend earned his MBA from the University of Illinois and his undergraduate degree in Community and Regional Planning from Iowa State University in Ames.
WSP Global
300 Wyandotte Street, Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64105
Date/Time Information:
February 28, 2023
8-9:15 a.m.
Contact Information:
Katherine Gathje
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