New Finance Director Hired
OATS Transit is pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie Pilkington to its executive team. Debbie joined OATS Transit as the new Finance Director at its headquarters in Columbia MO effective June 1, 2018. She will oversee the financial operations of the entire company.
“We’re excited to welcome Debbie as Finance Director,” said Dorothy Yeager, OATS Transit Executive Director. “She will be an excellent addition to our executive leadership team, while bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to our finance department,” added Yeager. Pilkington previously worked for Universal Research Solutions, The Kroenke Group and Services for Independent Living before coming to OATS Transit. She holds an MBA from William Woods and a BS in Business Administration from Central Missouri State University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. “I am excited to immerse myself into everything OATS and to meld my experience and skills with the wonderful things that have already been done here.” said Debbie Pilkington.
OATS Transit has an annual operating budget of $29 million with 770 employees and a fleet of 800 vehicles covering 87 Missouri counties.