Brian Shortsleeve is the MBTA's first ever Chief Administrator and joined the MBTA at the time of the creation of Fiscal and Management Control Board in July 2015 with a focus is on developing and implementing a strategy to put the T on a path to fiscal sustainability. Brian is a Massachusetts native and Harvard Business School Graduate who has more than twenty years of leadership experience in the public and private sectors helping complex organizations through periods of both rapid growth and turnaround. He is also a former Marine officer who served in the Bosnia-Herzegovina and in the Persian Gulf. He spent the early part of his career at Bain & Company and most recently was a Managing Director at General Catalyst Partners. Brian brings to the task of developing the financial strategy of the MBTA extensive experience developing and executing strategies to improve performance and drive organizational change.