Donna Adkins 

Vice President/Chief of Staff

Donna Adkins has spent more than 30 years at Metro, most recently as Chief of Staff. She currently serves as Vice President/Chief of Staff overseeing Metro development, major projects, planning and scheduling.

Ms. Adkins’ 30+ years of service at Metro began as administrative coordinator for the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority Board of Trustees. She has served as Finance Coordinator and Project Manager for such high-profile projects as the Uptown Transit District and transit centers in Northside, Oakley, Walnut Hills and the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar. Ms. Adkins was also instrumental in establishing the Everybody Rides Metro (ERM) Foundation, partnering with over 100 local agencies to provide Metro rides to those in need. 

Adkins attended Northern Kentucky University. She is active with her six grandchildren and enjoys reading, gardening, and camping.