171: CEO Spotlight: The State of Ground Transportation

33m | Jul 13, 2022

Contact info:

Peter Pantuso

American Bus Association

(202) 218-7229


Peter is President and CEO of the American Bus Association (ABA), a position he has held since 1996. He also serves as President of the National Bus Traffic Association and the ABA Foundation.

ABA is North America’s leading and largest motorcoach, tour and travel association, representing over 70 percent of all motorcoaches on the road and also includes a $10 million foundation that provides research to the industry and has awarded over $1 million in scholarships since its inception. He oversees management services to other organizations, including Skal International – USA, the Florida Motorcoach Association, and the Hispanic Motorcoach Council, African American Motorcoach Council, Entertainer Motorcoach Association, Women in Buses Council among others.

Pete is also an appointee to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Council and the National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure, and he sits on the Executive Board of Boy Scouts of America – National Capital Area Council.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s degree from George Washington University’s School of Business and Government.

Pantuso is a 2016 recipient of the National Eagle Scout Association Outstanding Eagle Scout Award and a 2018 recipient of the Alumni Award of Distinction from the University of Pittsburgh – Bradford Campus.

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