Mr. Stumpo has 39 years in the public transit industry. He is the founder and CEO of the American Public Transit Exams Institute (APTREX), and Executive Director for the Southern California Regional Transit Training Consortium (SCRTTC).
Mr. Stumpo began his transit career in maintenance washing buses. He is a certified diesel/automotive technician and electrical/electronic troubleshooter on Rail Cars. He has worked extensively for Public Transit agencies throughout the United States and Canada in senior and executive roles for the past 38 years, including SEPTA, DART, MUNI and COAST MOUNTAIN BUS (formally BC Transit.) He has lectured on transit and has published numerous papers. He is an associate Professor of Business Studies at the University of Phoenix and LaSalle University.
The APTREX Institute is known for pioneering in the field of transit workforce development specifically for Professional Transit Certification of managerial staff from front line supervisors to senior and executive management.
Mr. Stumpo holds a Master’s Degree from LaSalle University, Bachelors in Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, and is certified as a CTEM® – Certified Transit Executive Manager.
Mr. Stumpo has been instrumental in developing the SCRTTC start-up in 2004 as well as overseeing the SCRTTC toward the advancement of the “Learning Model” for transit technicians and workforce development.