Meet our Executive Team. It's our pleasure to serve the Greater Birmingham Area and Jefferson County.
Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Gerald Alfred, is an “Innovative & Forward-thinking” transit professional that joined BJCTA as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) in June 2021. Mr. Alfred comes to BJCTA with more than 15 years of Executive Management experience. He began his career at the Wave Transit System, the public transportation provider for the City of Mobile as the Director of Planning & Capital Projects. Under his leadership he was responsible for Capital Improvements, Procurements, Contract Administration, the Americans with Disability Act (ADA)-Title VI, Equal Employment Opportunity, and the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise programs, both administration and compliance.
In addition, Alfred was a certifying member for the Alabama Department of Transportations (ALDOT) Unified Certification Program (ALUCP) and a noted presenter on the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Process; Strategic Transportation Planning and Connecting the Dots, “A Professional Development Series” designed to coordinate the efforts and resources of Public and Private transportation providers.
Mr. Alfred is person with a passion for making a difference and as a result many initiatives were implemented that aided in the advancement of “The Wave” to include, Founding member of the City of Mobile Disadvantaged Business Consortium and the development of a Comprehensive Passenger Amenities and System-Wide Enhancement plan.
Mr. Alfred is a certified grant writer, transit planner and was a member of the Mobile Metropolitan Planning (MPO) Technical Coordinating Committee. His grassroots efforts and accomplishments have been recognized nationally by the United States Department of Juvenile Justice and U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.
He has served on various boards and committees to include the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame nominating Committee, Alabama Career Center Board of Directors; Mobile Community Action, Inc. Board of Directors and the Prichard Mohawks Foundation Board of Directors.
He is a graduate of Miles College and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Chief Finance Officer(CFO)
Glenn Dickerson joined MAX in February 2019 as Finance Director. His professional career in accounting and finance spans over 40 years and includes experiences with Fortune 500 corporations, in public accounting, with governmental entities, and in higher education. He has served in the roles of Chief Financial Officer and Controller in several organizations and as Partner in public accounting.
Dickerson attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he graduated with honors majoring in accounting. He received his CPA certification in Texas and also holds the same certification in Alabama. His affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Chief Capital Planning and Project Delivery Officer
Chief of Staff (COS)
Stephanie R. Walker
Director of Safety and Security
Senior Director of Planning
Wytangy Peak Finney
Wytangy Peak-Finney has been with MAX since February 2004. Her background includes16 years of Transportation Operations/Planning. Wytangy is graduate of the Capella University where she studied Leadership. She completed graduate school at Strayer University and received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
Director of Customer Experience
Director of Communications
Director of Human Resources
C. Paige Wells
Acting Manager of Customer Care
Manager of Maintenance
Acting Manager of Compliance
Mikesha T. Harvill
Mikesha Harvill has been employed with BJCTA since 2012 and has served in various roles. Her most recent role being the Compliance Administrator.
She earned her Master of Arts Degree in Communications from Southern New Hampshire University and Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Faulkner University. She also holds an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Studies from Jefferson State Community College