Media Relations Contact:
Mark A. Ball
December 30, 2008
Steele appointed as DART Vice President, CIO
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Allan Steele as its vice president, Chief Information Officer (CIO).
As CIO, Steele will lead DART's Information Technology department, which includes Operations Technology, Internet Operations, Management Information Systems and technology infrastructure operations. He will implement short term technology initiatives while identifying and developing the long term information technology strategic plans for the agency.
A senior executive with more than 30 years of experience leading international IT organizations, Steele comes to DART having worked since 2006 as the director of information technology at a large international law firm based in Dallas. Previously, Steele held vice-president positions at global industry leaders Cadbury Schweppes in 2002 and Ericsson in 1998.
A native of England, Steele graduated from Staffordshire University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He and his family have lived in the U.S. since 1982.
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