Jossimar Fuentes

Jossimar Fuentes

Principal Consultant

Jossimar is a problem solver with a strong belief in the power of innovation and creativity. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jossimar brings a wealth of unique insight to UrbanTrans and its Los Angeles office. His skillsets offer newfound opportunities when navigating the patchwork of different cultures within our communities. Currently, Jossimar serves as project manager for the first-last mile pilot project for the City of Inglewood, aimed at providing residents employed at the Los Angeles International Airport with a safe and reliable trip to work.

Jossimar enjoys connecting with people and contributing to programs that meet their needs. He has dedicated his professional career to bringing opportunities and access to low-income communities in the Los Angeles area. Before joining UrbanTrans, he was tasked with leading job development programs in the hospitality field for the City of Santa Monica. He established local job training programs, engaged at-risk youth, found solutions to local transportation problems, and helped community groups navigate the municipal planning process. 

Jossimar earned his bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University in Information Science & Technology. Later, he earned a master’s degree from California State University, Northridge in Urban Planning.

When he is not working, Jossimar is closely following his favorite football (soccer) team, the Galaxy, experiencing Los Angeles on a bike or by transit, and helping people in his community improve their financial literacy.

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Adrienne Boyd, TDM-CP

Adrienne Boyd, TDM-CP

Senior Program Specialist

Highly experienced in running numerous outreach and education programs in the non-profit and public sectors, Adrienne is a “go-to” team member. She thrives under pressure and endures until she’s delivered on a project. At UrbanTrans, Adrienne supports employee engagement, campaign planning, and program analysis for transportation management associations in Toronto, Denver, Minnesota, and Atlanta. 

Adrienne brings five years of experience in transportation demand management (TDM) to UrbanTrans. Before joining the team, she was part of the City of Toronto Smart Commute team. She supported Toronto businesses with TDM services during the 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games—the largest outreach initiative of its kind in Toronto. She also used her lively communications and intuitive program development skills to help over 130 Toronto-based businesses enact workplace travel plans.

Adrienne graduated Cum Laude from York University, receiving a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Environmental Management & Conservation. She was invited to share her fresh program planning insights at the 2019 Canadian Association for Commuter Transportation conference.

Her buoyant attitude and work ethic stems from her previous work experience as a park ranger, networking events organizer, historic reenactment soldier, and outdoor educator. On weekends, Adrienne is often found exploring the hidden ecology of Toronto’s ravines and volunteering at her local animal rescue.

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Aaron Gaul, TDM-CP

Aaron Gaul, TDM-CP

Director

Aaron is known for his entrepreneurial spirit, hunger for innovation, and desire for winning clients’ awards. His affinity for neuro-economics, psychology, and behavior change translates into data-driven transportation solutions that don’t only stand out; they advance the industry.

Aaron has 19 years of experience in transportation consulting, and he has been a vital part of the UrbanTrans team for the last fifteen. His experience spans program planning, development, implementation, and marketing. He leads the Program Development and Management (PDM) department, cultivating a highly collaborative work environment. He also serves on the firm’s Board of Directors.

In the time he’s been with UrbanTrans, there’s plenty he’s proud of. But it turns out there’s a few numbers he’s keeping score on: 

  • Convincing his wife to two international relocations to open the company’s Toronto and Los Angeles offices.
  • Speaking at dozens of industry leading events.
  • Contributing to over a hundred innovative TDM plans.
  • Conducting thousands of outreach events to engage with vital stakeholders.

In 2018, Aaron was tapped to serve as a subject matter expert for the development of a Transportation Demand Management certification exam on behalf of the Association of Commuter Transportation. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the TDM Professional Certification. Aaron is currently the Board President of the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Commuter Transportation. He is a Global Landmark peer-selection panelist for Sustainable Transportation & Behaviour Change Designations. 

Aaron earned a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Florida State University. Outside of work, you’ll likely find Aaron chasing his two spirited toddlers around the backyard while briefly yet wistfully glancing over at his neglected garden.

Aaron
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