All Aboard America! Holdings Inc.
ITI Faculty, ITI Board Member
Craig R. Lentzsch is currently executive chairman and CEO of All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc. Previously, he served on the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission. He retired in 2007 as the president and chief executive officer of Coach America Holdings, Inc. where the company grew from $200 million in revenue to over $400 million in four years. Mr. Lentzsch led Greyhound Lines, Inc. from November 1994 to June 2003 as its president and chief executive officer. In March 1999, upon the acquisition of Greyhound by Laidlaw, Inc., he assumed responsibility for Greyhound Canada and Laidlaw Public Transit as well. He previously served as vice chairman and executive vice president of Greyhound from 1987 to 1989. Prior to re-joining Greyhound, Lentzsch served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Phoenix-based Motor Coach Industries International, Inc., the largest manufacturer of intercity coaches and transit buses in North America. In 1980 he co-founded BusLease, Inc. which became the largest motorcoach leasing company in the US. The company was merged with Greyhound in 1987 when Lentzsch and other Dallas investors acquired Greyhound from Dial Corporation. Lentzsch was elected in June, 2008, to the board of Dynamex, Inc., (DDMX) a publicly held provider of same day delivery and logistics services where he chaired the audit committee and served on the Special Committee that negotiated the sale of the company in 2010. Lentzsch serves on the board of directors of the Transportation Institute. He previously served as the Chairman of the Board of the American Bus Association. He is an honors graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology with a BS in Applied Mathematics and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School with an MBA concentrating in finance and marketing. He served as an officer in the U. S. Air Force.