Carrie Rocha

Chief Capital Officer

Carrie Rocha, PE, CCM, serves as MARTA’s Chief Capital Officer overseeing the Division of Capital Programs, Expansion & Innovation (CPEI).  The Division of CPEI is responsible for planning, developing, designing, and delivering capital projects to expand transit services that meet the growing needs of MARTA's service area, as well as improving the reliability and safety of MARTA's system through the State of Good Repair Program.

Ms. Rocha joined MARTA in September 2021 as the Assistant General Manager of the Centralized Program Management Office (CPMO).  She has 25 years of experience in the transportation industry including program and project management, construction management, contract administration and engineering.  She has been involved with executing major infrastructure programs throughout her career including MassDOT’s Central/Artery Tunnel Project (the “Big Dig”), CTDOT’s CTfastrakNew Britain to Hartford Bus Rapid Transit Program, CTDOT’s New Haven-Hartford-Springfield High Speed Rail Program, CTDOT’s Replacement of the Walk Bridge over the Norwalk River and CTDOT’s I-84/Route 8 Interchange (the “Mixmaster”) Replacement Program, MARTA’s Planning Support and Technical Services Contract, and GDOT’s Major Mobility Investment Program.

A registered professional engineer and certified construction manager, Carrie is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, Mass.) with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering. She has held leadership positions on the local level for major professional organizations including CMAA, WTS and ACEC.  She is also involved with national industry associations including WTS and APTA. 

Contact Information

Carrie Rocha

  • Email:   crocha@itsmarta.com
  • Direct Phone: 404-848-5676
  • Project Manager: Kristina Garcia-Buñuel (404-848-5414)

Assistant General Managers Reporting to the Chief Capital Officer

LaTeeka Washington

  • AGM, Centralized Program Management Office (CPMO)
  • 404-848-5436
  • lwashington1@itsmarta.com
  • Executive Project Administrator: Sheryl Moses (404-848-4856)

Shelley Peart 

  • AGM Planning and Project Development
  • 404-848-4494
  • speart@itsmarta.com
  • Department Administrator: Susan Edwards (404-848-4493)

Larry Prescott

  • AGM Design, Engineering and Infrastructure 
  • 404-848-5675
  • lprescott1@itsmarta.com
  • Department Administrator: Denise Wright (404-848-5677) 

Atousa Vali

  • AGM Capital Programs Delivery
  • 404-848-5551
  • avali@itsmarta.com
  • Office Administrator: Demeka Wallace (404-848-5071)

 Jacob Vallo

  • AGM Real Estate Development and Asset Management
  • 404-848-5357
  • jvallo@itsmarta.com
  • Office Administrator: Demeka Wallace (404-848-5071)