TMA Group Announces New Appointment & Promotion

Sharmila Patel & Chase Harper

The TMA Group (Transportation Management Association) in Franklin announces the appointment of Sharmila Patel as Grants and Procurement Manager. In this position, Patel is responsible for researching, developing, managing, and administering grant proposals, contracts and procurement processes and administration.

In additional TMA Staff news, Chase Harper has been promoted to Business Development & Rideshare Services Administrator of The TMA Group. In his new role, Harper will be responsible for the future growth of the VanStar program, in addition to expansion of TMA’s innovative ridesharing services, TDM, and other programs.

“Each member of our TMA team is an incredible asset to our organization. Sharmila Patel is a notable addition to our team. We value her experience, knowledge and commitment to the success of TMA. Additionally, we are so pleased to announce Chase Harper’s new appointment. With the regional burgeoning growth in our region and the need for TMA’s innovative commute solutions, Mr. Harper brings the transportation experience and expertise required. His focus on increasing program productivity, innovative product development, and relationship-based service are tremendous assets to our organization,” states Debbie Henry, TMA Executive Director.

The TMA Group is a regional leader in customizing innovative, multimodal transportation solutions for employers and communities.