The Cobb Workforce Development Board (CWDB) announced the appointment of Rich Mohr, the chief technology officer of Fleet Management Solutions of Ryder Truck Rental, as their new board chair effective July 1, 2019. Mohr, formerly the vice-chair, assumed the role previously held by Mark Gibson whose term ended. Gibson, the assistant general auditor with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, will, however, remain on the board and continue to provide guidance and support to the board as the immediate past chair.
Having served on the Cobb Workforce Development Board since 2016, Rich Mohr brings years of board experience and leadership. Other boards and councils he has served on include the Bald Ridge Lodge, American Red Cross Corporate Advisory Board (Washington DC), United Way, and Ryder's Public Affairs Council.
In addition to his board experience, he is a successful leader with more than 20 years in the transportation industry where he is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic vision and growth plan for the rental organization, which is made up of over 800 employees across the U.S., Canada and UK. Within these business units, he leads a team of directors, national sales managers and project managers to meet fluctuations in demand, develop strategic alliances, establish standards and set growth initiatives to create a culture of continuous improvement. The CWDB is honored to have Mohr serve as their new chair and look forward to his leadership.