Mike Lester joined Taxi 2000 in October of 2002 and the Board of Directors in January 2004. He currently serves as Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of the Taxi 2000 Corporation. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology.
Mike brings twenty years of project and business leadership experience encompassing operations. strategic planning. sales and marketing, finance. and team building. He has successfully demonstrated his management abilities while operating start-up companies, opening new facilities, and directing multiple facilities in different geographic areas. Mike’s skills include facilitating the production of strategic plans by identifying the goals required to meet the company objectives. He utilized these skills during his employment with Boeing. He was named to Boeing’s 777 Development Progrun Ind worked as an Area Production Facilitator to expedite manufacturing for the 747 and 767 in Everett. Washinvon. His years of engineering and project management experience give Mike the expertise needed to adapt to today’s ever-changing transit environment.
Mike is a member of ATRA. Advanced Transit Association, and is currently serving on the PRT Task Force of the APM Standards Committee.