Getting rid of a manager (Dennis Solensky at Ben Franklin Transit), who has improved ridership and brought money into an organization, but didn't attend local events? Or "He didn't fit with what we were looking for?"
This man improved ridership and brought money into a system that has not accomplished that in at least 7 years, and he did it in one. That's a huge accomplishment.
I have talked to many people who work at BFT and have said wonderful things about Mr. Solensky, have complimented his enthusiasm about the future of BFT, and were excited to work for him.
For the board to criticize his performance from his resume is ridiculous, or that they are looking for 10 years down the line. Mr. Solensky didn't get a chance in one year to show what he can do. To me improving ridership, work ethnic, and bringing in money, Mr. Solensky is a "truly results-driven CEO."
The board needs to re-evaluate themselves. Two CEOs gone in one year, to me it looks like the board is the problem. I think this was another political disaster, letting him go. You will be missed. I would like to know what others think.