John Ravasio

Chief Operations Officer

John Ravasio serves as Chief Operations Officer for the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority. He is responsible for overseeing Operations, Maintenance, and Access paratransit. 

Prior to being named Interim COO, Ravasio was Metro's Director of Employee & Labor Relations/Employment Law, where he oversaw labor relations and employment law, as well as benefits and compensation. 

He received his bachelor's degree in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Cincinnati. 

He has served as the co-chair of the Conference of Minority Transportation Official’s (COMTO) scholarship committee and is a mentor in the University of Cincinnati’s Catalyst Program and the Ohio Supreme Court’s New Lawyer Mentoring Program.

Mr. Ravasio is a COO finalist in the 2023 C-Suite Awards presented by the Cincinnati Business Courier: