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Media Relations Contact:
Gordon Shattles
Mark A. Ball

August 18, 2020

Carol Wise Receives 2020 DBJ Women in Business Award

Carol Wise, Executive Vice-President/Chief Operations Officer at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), has been named a 2020 Women in Business honoree by the Dallas Business Journal.

The prestigious award is given annually to influential women who go above and beyond in their business and community, and who will continue to impact the business landscape for years to come.

"Carol continues to exemplify for all of us the drive and dedication to serve both our communities across North Texas, as well as the employees here at DART," explained Gary Thomas, President/Executive Director at DART. "Through her leadership and guidance, most especially her work on the 5-Star Service Initiative and the Transit Operations Academy, Carol has inspired a culture of positive change and innovation that ensures we always place the needs of our customers first."

With more than three decades of transit knowledge, Wise leads the agency's Operations, Bus, Light Rail, Maintenance, Materials Management, Mobility Management and Transit Police departments.

Wise will be recognized at a luncheon on Wednesday, August 19 in Dallas.

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