John Clamp

San Antonio transportation agency hires executives to drive innovation

April 30, 2024

VIA Metropolitan Transit, the regional multimodal transportation agency serving San Antonio and its surrounding areas, has hired new executive leaders to better tackle upcoming projects. The agency has recently hired three leaders to promote innovation, optimize efficiency and drive impactful projects forward.

The agency hired John Clamp as chief administration officer (CAO). As CAO, Clamp will oversee the short- and long-term operations of the Fiscal, Procurement, Technology/Innovation and Human Resources divisions. He previously served as chief financial officer (CFO) for the Alamo Area Council of Governments and the San Antonio Hotel and Lodging Association. Clamp also served as a District 10 councilman for San Antonio.

Roderick Sanchez was hired as senior vice president of planning and development. Sanchez will lead VIA’s planning and capital expansion program, overseeing major current and upcoming high-capacity transit projects. He most recently served as assistant city manager for San Antonio for seven years. He has also served as the city’s building official and director of the Development Services Department.

VIA selected Brian Dillard to take over the role of vice president of technology and innovation. As vice president, Dillard will preside over the agency’s Transportation Technology, Information Services, Technology Operations and Information Technology Client Services departments. He most recently served as San Antonio’s chief innovation officer. 

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