Henry “Hank” A. McGough, 3rd
Chief Executive Officer
Hank founded the company in 1977 and Incorporated in 1979. Starting with $10,000 and one bus and one route, he built the company into a 120 bus fleet which services public and parochial school system throughout Southern New Jersey. McGough Bus company and its sister Company Rydus, Inc, specializes in transporting special needs student. Hank remains active in the company and oversees the strategic directions of the company. Hank’s professional specialty is school bus contract bidding and designed his own proprietary software model.
Meghan (McGough) Paster
Chief Operating Officer
A graduate of Widener University in 2006 Majoring in Business Management with a concentration in Operations, Meghan (McGough) Paster began working at the company at age 14 and has risen to her current position of COO. As COO she oversees all daily operations of the company including but not limited to: Route structure, route scheduling, fleet management, fuel management, contract bidding, human resources, payroll administration and employee relations.
James “Jim” S. Raphaely
Chief Financial Risk Officer
Jim Graduated from Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) in 1992 with a Bachelor of the Arts degree and completed his Associated Degree in 1994 in Applied Science from Camden County College (Blackwood, NJ.) Jim began his professional career in 1996 with Prudential Preferred Financial Services. In 1999, he founded Raphaely Independent Services, LLC and Raphaely Independent Advisors, LLC (d/b/a: RF Consulting Group, LLC) a NJ Registered Investment Advisor where he currently manages $21,000,000 in assets for approx 45 clients. Since 2008 Jim has been serving as outside Financial and Risk counsel until his appointment as Chief Financial Risk Officer (CFRO) in April of 2011. Jim is responsible for financial and risk assessment and strategic planning for the company the daily monetary decisions of the company.
Maryann L. McGough
Executive Secretary and Treasurer
Maryann aside from being the wife of Hank and a shareholder of the company, offers the company an array of work experience. Her employment prior to McGough Bus Company includes, accounting and bookkeeping, administrative secretarial, and administrative concentrations. Maryann, prior to joining the company in 1981, practiced her skills at: Voynow, Bayard and Co. Certified Public Accountants, Administrative offices of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare/ PA Attorney General's Office, and the Bureau of Employment Security for the State of Pennsylvania