About Us


Red Star Transportation was founded in 2011 by Jody Riley and has been providing quality transportation services in Utah ever since. The Red Star team has over 31 years of combined experience in the transportation industry, including transportation management services and vehicle safety policies and procedures. We’re committed to providing transportation management services and comprehensive transportation in a safe, reliable and professional manner, while providing innovative solutions for our customers needs.

Jody Riley-President

Ms. Riley has a vision of the growth and potential that the charter industry offers. She was COO of a thriving transportation company for eight years and has 20 years of experience in management. Jody founded Red Star Transportation in 2011 with a single division, five school buses and one contract to provide route transportation for a charter school in the Sandy area. The Red Star team has over 31 years of combined experience. Skills, foundation and business innovation are some of the many traits that the Red Star team offers.

Alex Abonnanzieri-Developer/Marketing Director

Mr. Abonnanzieri joined the team back in 2017. He had recently returned from Europe and was in the process of looking for new career opportunities. We acknowledge his expertise right away in the marketing field and quickly recruited him. Once part of the team, we recognize his other talents in finance as well as web development.Within a few months he was promoted as marketing director and it has with is leadership skills that have made Red Star Transportation excel in the charter industry. U of U Newsbreak, BC-TV, Salt Lake Justice Court are some of the projects in his extensive career.