Senior Manager of Human Resources, Palm Tran
Palm Tran appointed Cathy Holmes-Lewis as senior manager of human resources. She is responsible for managing all aspects of human resources and organizational development for the 600 employees of the public-transit bus system run by the Palm Beach County (Fla.) government.
Holmes-Lewis has more than 30 years of experience from working at Miami-Dade County/Miami-Dade Transit, the largest transit system in Florida, with over 3,500 employees. As MDT's chief of labor relations and civil rights, she was responsible for the planning, development and implementation of MDT's labor relations and civil rights strategic plan and was the chief MDT negotiator for four labor contracts.
Holmes-Lewis holds a master's degree in human resources management from Saint Thomas University and a bachelor's degree in business from Fort Valley State University.