April 29, 2011 – Executive search firm Krauthamer & Associates has been retained by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) to lead the recruiting efforts for a new president and CEO. APTA retained K&A to replace William W. Millar who announced his retirement after 15 years with the organization. He will retire effective October 31, 2011. K&A will begin the nationwide search for his replacement immediately, focusing on candidates with extensive leadership experience in the public transportation and related industries. “We have begun the search process to find a pool of well qualified candidates,” said Gary Krauthamer, founding partner of K&A. “Bill is an internationally known and well respected industry advocate and a well-known expert in the field of public transportation and transportation policy. Together with APTA, we will work to find an executive who can continue his dedication to the advancement of public transportation.” Mr. Krauthamer will lead the search with colleagues Todd Dorfman and Gregg Moser. Based in the greater Washington, D.C. area, Krauthamer & Associates is an executive search firm with nearly 40 years of recruitment experience. K&A serves multiple industries, including aviation and transportation, and has conducted more than 3,500 senior-level executive searches and board of director appointments for businesses around the world.