Tracy Marks Appointed as President of TransCore ITS

SARASOTA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TransCore ITS, an international leader in providing toll and traffic management solutions, is pleased to announce that Tracy Marks, P.E. has been named as president, succeeding John Simler.

Mr. Marks joined the company in 1993 and most recently served as senior vice president of both the Southern U.S. and International regions. In addition, he has been general manager of United Toll Systems, a growing product division within TransCore ITS.

“I’m excited to be stepping into this role and look forward to working with the best team in the industry as we move the company into the next chapter of its remarkable history,” said Mr. Marks.

Mr. Marks earned his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and holds his Professional Engineer license.

“Tracy’s customer focus and demonstrated ability to generate new business are well suited to our growth plans for TransCore ITS. He is a proven leader who will deliver outstanding solutions for customers and enhance the long-term growth for the company,” said Brian Jellison, Roper Industries’ Chairman and CEO.

“John Simler can now focus on strategic growth opportunities in the broad RF segment. We thank John for his 26 years of leadership in building TransCore ITS into the premier company in the markets they serve,” concluded Mr. Jellison.

About TransCore ITS

TransCore ITS has a 75-year heritage supporting the transportation industry that spans the development of RFID transportation applications at Los Alamos National Labs to implementation of the nation’s first electronic toll collection system. The breadth of the company’s expertise includes traffic management systems, intelligent transportation systems, systems integration, design consulting, operations and maintenance. TransCore ITS has installations in 46 countries and a vast portfolio of intellectual property. In 2012, Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranked TransCore ITS No. 140 out of the Top 500 Design Firms. Also in June of this year, TransCore ITS and industry leading team members were honored to receive the most Outstanding ITS Project of the year by ITS New York for Manhattan’s Midtown in Motion