2013 Capitol Hill Day, Trailways
and National Seating co-sponsored the morning breakfast at the U.S. Capitol and six Trailways Stockholders
attended (top row, from left): Mike Giddens, Pacific Coachways Trailways, CA; Alan Thrasher, Thrasher Brothers Trailways, AL; Bill Allen, Amador Trailways, CA/NV; Greg Gentry
, Gentry Trailways
, TN. (Bottom row, from left): Marcia Milton
, First Priority Trailways, MD/DC; Bill Gentry, Gentry, Gentry Trailways, TN and Tracey Simmons, Trailways Corporate Communications. (Joan Libby, Cavalier Coach Trailways, hosted an event at their garage in Boston for local political leaders during that week to call attention to the issues).
Fairfax, VA-November 1, 2012 - The Trailways Transportation System's (Trailways) Board of Directors has elected Marcia Milton, founder, President and CEO of First Priority Trailways, which is based in District Heights, Maryland.
is the mid-term (2012-2015) replacement who will represent the organization's Northeast Region.
"We are delighted to welcome Marcia to the Trailways Board," said Anthony (Tony) Fiorini, Trailways' Chairman, owner of Silver State Trailways of CA/NV.
brings a fresh perspective to our network's leadership vision and expansion efforts; we look forward to having her
valuable input as we continue to strengthen and grow our organization, which remains at the forefront of the motorcoach industry for more than 77 years of operation."
Milton founded First Priority Trailways in 1999 with one full-size motorcoach.
She had been director of a school-to-work program in the nation's capital where she organized college and school trips for students.
Following some industry research and familiarization, she
new company with general interest in providing consumer trips to New York City shopping and Broadway show programs.
"I became very interested in doing these kinds of trips and decided to attend a national bus association conference to learn more about the business and the industry," said Milton