Charles Johnson, is President of Total Contract Solutions, Inc, or “TCS,” a consulting firm he formed in 1995. Charles is a nationally recognized expert in a variety of for-hire and public transportation operations, technologies, regulation and contracting. In addition to his consulting background, Charles worked in senior management at a variety of ground transportation operations as well as in transportation technology.
Mr. Johnson’s consulting work with TCS has encompassed consulting projects in more than thirty five states since 1995. These projects cover nearly every ground transportation mode, including transit, paratransit, dial-a-ride, transportation brokerages, student transportation, taxicab, limousine, airport shuttle, executive sedan, vanpooling, and others. Many of these projects involve advanced technologies, unique modes and private-public partnerships.
Before forming TCS, Mr. Johnson held successive management positions with several successful private sector transportation companies, and also with a transportation software and technology firm with dispatch systems installations throughout the United States.
Mr. Johnson has also authored a variety of papers on transportation and contracting topics. He has also authored studies and reports and served as an expert before numerous ground transportation regulatory bodies.
Mr. Johnson received his Master of Business Administration degree from Saint Edwards University in Austin, Texas in 1993 graduating summa cum laude. His elective course work emphasized public / private partnerships and contracting in a special program in conjunction the Sematech Consortium and Saint Edwards University. He has a number of other specialty training certifications in transportation related fields, and TCS expanded to outsourced driver training programs under his leadership. He is a member of and a regular speaker at a number of industry associations across the Country.