March 27, 2013

Contact:  Cheryl M. Sparks




BALTIMORE, MD The MD Transportation Authority (MDTA), which finances, owns and operates the States eight toll facilities, has named Percy Dangerfield as Chief Administrative Officer. 

Mr. Dangerfield previously served as Chief of Staff for the Department of Port Control in Cleveland, Ohio, where he oversaw the agency and its $154 million operating budget, $233 million capital budget and more than 500 employees. He also supervised leadership team members responsible for operations, information technology, procurement, marketing, finance, planning and engineering, among others.

Prior to his work in Cleveland, Mr. Dangerfield served as Manager of the Business and Economic Division and as Assistant Chief of Diversity and Special Initiatives for the Maryland State Highway Administration.

The administrative support function at MDTA is a complex and challenging responsibility. Mr. Dangerfield brings a wealth of solid knowledge and experience in the planning, execution and improvement of administrative processes, said Executive Secretary Harold M. Bartlett.

As the MDTAs Chief Administrative Officer, Mr. Dangerfield will direct the agencys administrative functions, including information technology, procurement, inventory control and human resources and workforce development.

Mr. Dangerfield completed his undergraduate work and earned a masters degree in business administration from Frostburg State University.  He is a member of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials, the American Association of Airport Executives and the Airport Minority Advisory Council.