Christopher Zappi was appointed to the Washington Suburban Transit Commission representing Montgomery County in November 2021. He serves on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors as an Alternate Director representing the State of Maryland. Chris is a Senior Director for Global Strategy and Marketing at Wabtec Corporation, a global provider of locomotives, equipment, and digital solutions to the transportation industry.
Prior to Wabtec, Chris held a number of positions at Amtrak in strategy, business development, operations, and transportation policy. Previously, he worked in infrastructure investing at Goldman Sachs and strategy and operations roles at GE Energy and Accenture. Chris has an economics degree from Cornell and MBA from Yale. He lives in Kensington, MD with his wife and son and is active in community efforts to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety.