First Student has named Bill Noftz new general manager for the Washington state area. The school bus contractor said Noftz will be responsible for financial results, safety, maintenance, and operational performance of First Student locations in the state.
He will bring more than 25 years of transportation industry experience to First Student. Before joining the company, Noftz served as director of transportation for the Santa Clara Unified School District and the Silicon Valley Transportation JPA, both in California.
Prior to being named general manager, Noftz managed the First Student location in Tacoma, Wash., which he will continue to supervise in addition to his expanding his oversight in his new role.