CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- Karen Davis has been promoted to deputy chief executive officer of Jaunt, Inc.

Davis was promoted to chief operating officer in 2015 and served as the interim chief executive officer from Dec. 6, 2020 through Dec. 6, 2021.

Ted Rieck, Jaunt's chief executive officer, made the announcement Wednesday.

“I am excited about what Karen and I can accomplish together,” Rieck said in announcing the promotion. “Her passion for Jaunt and public transportation as a critical community service, and for contributing to the betterment of the communities we serve will ensure that our mission remains at the forefront of all our organizational decisions.”