Rich Ceci joined VIT in May 2016 as Senior Vice President of Technology and Projects. He is responsible for the major expansion projects in The Port of Virginia. Rich and his team have completed expansions to two of the port’s largest terminals that have increased capacity by 40%. These expansion projects include advanced technology focused on improving both safety and productivity in the port. Previously Rich was VP of Information Technology for GCT USA in Bayonne NJ where he managed the Global Expansion Project, winner of several industry awards. The GEP was completed on-time and on budget and is one of the most technically advanced terminals in the United States. In addition, Rich was the IT lead on the APM Terminals Virginia project. This facility opened in August 2007. This trend setting terminal has been a technical benchmark in the industry for over a decade.