Dr. Natoya Walker Minor bio

Dr. Natoya Walker Minor

Deputy General Manager – Administration and External Affairs, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Dr. Walker Minor began her new role at RTA on March 8, 2021. She brings 30 years’ experience working in external affairs and public administration in positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as the Chief of Public Affairs for the City of Cleveland.

Dr. Walker Minor has provided strategic leadership, policy and operational direction for multiple departments within the City of Cleveland since 2006, where she first served as Special Assistant to the Mayor, Public Affairs until 2008. She then became Deputy Chief, Operations & Interim Director in the Office of Equal Opportunity from 2009 to 2010 before being appointed Chief of Public Affairs.

Dr. Walker Minor holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Toledo and earned a Master of Public Administration as a National Urban Fellow from City University of New York. Dr. Walker Minor earned a Doctorate of Executive Leadership from the University of Charleston, WV in May 2022.