Meet Our Executive Team

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Christopher Ruffin - Interim Executive Director


Christopher Ruffin started his transportation career at the BJCTA as a Fixed Route Operator in 2010. In August 2016, Christopher was promoted to the Director of Operations. He holds both a Commercial Driver License from Bevell State Community College and an Emergency Medical Technician Certification from Jefferson State Community College.


“MAX Transit is unapologetically putting dignity behind the steering wheel.'

Christopher Ruffin

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Adrian Solomon - Chief Of Staff


Adrian Solomon has been with BJCTA for six years. She was initially hired as the Customer Service/Marketing Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Public Relations and Masters of Public Administration & Marketing.


' Live life to make a difference daily.'

Adrian Solomon

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Stephanie Walker - Director of Grants

Stephanie Walker has over twelve years of accounting experience. Mrs. Walker holds a Masters of Public Administration Degree from Jacksonville State University, a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from Miles College and an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Office Administration from Lawson State Community College. Stephanie is a member of American Grant Writers’ Association (AGWA). 
'Never become great in your own eyes. Know the SOURCE of your abilities and stay humble.'

Stephanie Walker

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Dale Knutson - Director of Safety


Dale Knutson, TSSP, has been with the BJCTA since 2013. In this role, he leads a team responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all of the BJCTA employees. Mr. Knutson was the first person in the state of Alabama to obtain his TSSP credentials. Mr. Knutson holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from the Mankato State University, in Mankato, Minnesota. 

'S- Search for the hazards. A- Analyze the risk. F-Find the cause. E- Eliminate the cause. Now you are in a safe organization.'

Dale Knutson