New Director Hired at Lancaster-Fairfield Public Transit

Lancaster-Fairfield Public Transit (LFPT) is excited to announce the hiring of a new director, Aaron Kennedy.

Kennedy has spent the last several years at the Chillicothe Transit System, overseeing innovative solutions and enhancing service efficiency.

“We are delighted to extend a warm welcome to Mr. Kennedy as the newly appointed director at Lancaster-Fairfield Public Transit,” said Fairfield County Commissioner, Steve Davis. “His extensive experience and innovative ideas position the County to take public transit to the next level to meet the needs of the County’s workforce. We look forward to the impact he will make.”

The team at Lancaster-Fairfield Public Transit welcomed Kennedy with enthusiasm, eager to hear his insights and how he will use his experience to make an impact on transit in Fairfield County. As the Lancaster-Fairfield Public Transit System transitions to become a Fairfield County department, the department is poised to enhance the current public transit system to serve residents and employers.

“I am honored and thrilled to join Lancaster-Fairfield Public Transit as the new director,” said Kennedy. “Fairfield County holds a special place in my heart, and I am excited to contribute to the community through innovative transit solutions. I look forward to collaborating with the dedicated team at LFPT and the County to further develop our public transit services and serve the needs of our community.”

Kennedy attended Ohio Christian University where he majored in business with a concentration in logistics. While pursuing his education, he gained practical experience in the public transit Aaron Kennedy, director of Lancaster-Fairfield County Public Transit
industry by joining the Chillicothe Transit System, first as the transit coordinator, then as the transit director.

He currently resides in Amanda, Ohio, with his wife Sarah and their four children. Outside of work, he attends the Heritage Nazarene Church in Circleville where he sings with their praise team and volunteers with their small groups.

Founded in 1800 (three years before Ohio became a State), Fairfield County was the 8th county formed in the Northwest Territory. Today, more than 900 employees serve, connect, and protect the more than 158,000 citizens of Fairfield County, providing high-quality services and outstanding customer service at exceptional value to taxpayers. Fairfield County fosters economic and fiscal sustainability and works to enhance the County’s reputation as a high performing, learning, and caring organization. For more information about the county, its services and employment opportunities, please visit

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Madison Haynes, community contributor to The Lancaster Herald

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