Regional Transit Board Division

Brandon Myers, Deputy Inspector General and Chief of Regional Transit Board Division

As Deputy Inspector General and Chief of the Regional Transit Board Division, Dr. Brandon Myers is responsible for directing investigations related to the Regional Transportation Authority, the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra, and Pace. In addition, Dr. Myers serves as the OEIG�s Investigative Training Officer, responsible for ensuring that the OEIG staff consistently exceeds investigative best practices. Dr. Myers joined the OEIG in January 2012 and previously served as Deputy Chief of the Regional Transit Board Division.

Before joining the OEIG, Dr. Myers contracted with the U.S. Department of State as a Security Supervisor for the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan and served as Chief of Police for the Braidwood Police Department. Dr. Myers holds an Ed.D. in Ethical Leadership and a B.S. in Management from Olivet Nazarene University; an M.S. in Criminal Justice from Pacific Western University; and an M.A. in Diplomacy from Norwich University. In addition, Dr. Myers is a graduate of the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University and the Police Executive Development Program at Penn State University. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Illinois Army National Guard.

Other Regional Transit Board Division Staff

In addition to Dr. Myers, the Regional Transit Board Division team includes assistant inspectors general and investigators who have over 40 combined years of experience from law enforcement and other government agencies. Members of the Regional Transit Board Division have received training in areas such as interview techniques, surveillance of subjects, and public corruption investigations.