ROB HENRY, TDM-CP
Rob is a Transportation Demand Management Certified Professional (TDM-CP). He is the Executive Director of GVF, which is a not for profit Transportation Management Association located in King of Prussia, PA. Rob is also the founder, CEO & President of The 82 Alliance and the CEO of Communities in Motion.
Under his leadership, GVF has received numerous local, regional and national awards including outstanding TMA in the U.S. twice. He has been with GVF since 1999.
Rob is an expert in transportation demand management (TDM) and he has presented on TDM projects throughout the United States. He currently serves as the Chair of the Public Policy Committee for the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) which is the premier TDM organization in the United States. He also currently serves as the Immediate Past President of ACT. During his tenure as President, the association doubled its membership, increased revenue, added events and increased attendance at all events.
Rob also serves as a Board Member and was a founding member of the Center for TDM, a national nonprofit that is focused on research and implementation of TDM throughout the U.S.
In addition to Rob’s work in TDM he also specializes in transportation planning, nonprofit governance, advocacy, strategic planning, economic development, marketing and branding.
Rob is the co-founder of the King of Prussia Rail Coalition which is an advocacy group that is working together to develop a light rail that will terminate in King of Prussia, PA. Rob currently serves on the Board of Directors for the King of Prussia District and co-chairs their transportation committee. He is the CEO of Communities in Motion, a GVF TMA foundation. He is also a founding member of the Valley Forge Park Alliance.
Under Rob's leadership, GVF was featured at an Economy League of Greater Philadelphia World Class Summit as an innovative organization that is working across sectors to make our region World Class.
Rob was awarded the Non-Profit CEO of the year by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. He has received ACT’s Excellence in Advocacy award and he was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer's leadership agenda series which highlighted CEO’s in the Greater Philadelphia region and was named "Mr. Transit".
Rob has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and in his personal life Rob is passionate about his family, running and enjoys books on leadership and history. He coaches his daughters and son in various sports and enjoys participating however he can in all their activities. He has served on the board of directors for the Pride of Quakertown (POQ), which is a local non-profit that works to help children and create a sense of community in the Quakertown area. He has also served as Chairman of the Richland Township Parks and Recreation Board and on the Township Trails Committee.