Mr. Fields joined the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority in August 2003 as the Manager of Employment & Recruitment. In June 2012, he was promoted to Director of Training and Employee Development.
In May 2018, Mr. Fields was appointed to Acting Deputy General Manager, Human Resources, and promoted to Deputy General Manager, Human Resources in April 2020.
Mr. Fields has a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Administration. He is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) as well as Senior Certified Professional (SCP) through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Mr. Fields serves as a board member of the Friends of Max S. Hayes High School, and institutional liaison on the Tri-C Council for Community Access and Development. Mr. Fields has more than 25 years of experience in human resources, holding progressively responsible human resource leadership positions with organizations in the areas of public transportation, healthcare, biotechnology, executive recruitment, and vocational education.
The Human Resources Division includes Employment/Recruiting, Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), Labor and Employee Relations, Benefits, and Training and Employee Development functions.