First Student, the trusted leader in student transportation, has named Chris Coyle as area general manager of the company’s Central region. Coyle will be responsible for the overall performance of all First Student locations in Western Missouri, Eastern Kansas and Nebraska.
Coyle joined First Student in 2009 as a location manager. Most recently, he served as the business development manager for First Student in Naperville, Ill.
“Chris has proven himself as a strong leader,” said Roger Moore, First Student senior vice president, Central region. “He has tremendous knowledge of the student transportation industry as well as experience in the First Student organization. I am confident he has the skills and expertise necessary to lead our Central region.”
Coyle has more than 15 years of experience in the transportation industry. Prior to joining First Student, he worked in a management role with Hendrickson International Manufacturing Company. Prior to joining Hendrickson, Coyle reached the rank of captain in the United States Army.