The executive leadership team at MTRWestern combines deep experience with a passion for hospitality and a great love for the Pacific Northwest.
H.S. WRIGHT III, Chairman and Founder, Seattle Hospitality Group
Howard has been in the business of moving people since he flew commercial jets. After his 20-year pilot career, Howard acquired a Seattle event company, and soon realized that transportation is an important part of the hospitality experience. As a lifelong resident of Seattle, he is passionate about finding and supporting private-company solutions to ease traffic congestion and encourage new business in the city.
JEREMY BUTZLAFF, President, MTRWestern
Jeremy came to MTRWestern after several years working in the charter coach industry. Previously, he was general manager at Gray Line and Holland America, where he managed operations for large coach fleets. Since joining MTRWestern, Jeremy has helped grow the company into the second largest private transportation operator in the state.
ALICIA REINHARD, Director of Sales, MTRWestern
Alicia started her career at Seattle Hospitality as a transportation coordinator for large-scale corporate events and meetings. She takes her keen understanding of how to move people from point to point to offer transportation solutions to a variety of clients, from professional sports teams to large corporations. A former professional basketball player, Alicia combines her competitive nature with a team-focused leadership style.
SUSAN ROZEWSKI, Director of Human Resources, MTRWestern
Susan has been building MTRWestern’s team for more than six years. A senior level Human Resources professional for nearly 20 years, Susan understands that nurturing a company culture built on a passion for people, customer service, safety and community is the best way to serve clients.
RICHARD VOLLMER Director of Operations, MTRWestern
Richard has deep experience managing complex transportation operations. Richard has overseen corporate multi-site employee shuttles, as well as product distribution networks. Richard combines superb contract negotiation skills with team-building know-how and employee training expertise, which add up to extraordinary client experiences.