Stephen Finnegan

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Stephen Finnegan


Stephen Finnegan

Advisory Board, METRANS Transportation Consortium

Manager of Government Affairs & Public Policy, Automobile Club of Southern California

Stephen Finnegan has over 20 years of experience in transportation, finance, business, and advocacy.  His career includes work as a financial analyst with Bank of America, positions in planning and operations with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, serving as a management consultant to public agencies and non-profit organizations, and leading government affairs, community relations, traffic safety, advocacy, and public policy work for the Automobile Club of Southern California and affiliated AAA clubs from AAA Hawaii to AAA Northern New England.

At MTA, Mr. Finnegan was the planning director for the San Gabriel Valley, managed the County’s $12 billion, seven-year Transportation Improvement Program, served as the MTA’s liaison to the California Transportation Commission, and managed the nation’s largest public motorist aid system.

As a consultant, Mr. Finnegan completed management, performance, financial, transportation, and other studies for cities, counties, special districts, and non-profit organizations in California and the west.

Mr. Finnegan currently leads government affairs, community relations, and public policy work for the Automobile Club of Southern California where he advocates for motorist, insurance, and business issues, including improved mobility and traffic safety, effective and efficient use of transportation resources, adequate infrastructure for economic growth, and a healthy business environment.

Mr. Finnegan received a Master of Arts degree in urban planning from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts from Claremont McKenna College.