Before coming to HART, Drainville served as the director of transportation and maintenance for CitiBus in Lubbock, Texas. He has also held transit leadership positions at the D.C. Circulator in Washington, D.C., and served as a mechanical foreman with the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority for more than 18 years.
Drainville attended Bryant University’s Executive Development Center for Business Management. He holds certifications from the National Transit Institute in Senior Maintenance Leadership, Procurement and Contract Administration, as well as multiple certifications in heavy-duty maintenance and repair. He started his career as a diesel technician in the late 1980s and has more than 30 years of public transportation and fleet maintenance experience.