In addition to his love of buses, Donnie had the desire to do more and would help wherever there was a need. His ambition paid off in 2010 when he was promoted to Supervisor over Student Discipline. This time was used to develop relationships with transportation peers and increase his knowledge of student transportation.
In August 2018, Donnie was hired as the Assistant Director of Transportation at Mustang Public Schools. After serving as Interim Transportation Director in early 2021, He was hired to permanently fill the position in July 2021.
When not working, Donnie loves spending time with his wife and daughter. They enjoy spending time together with friends, going on road trips, and spending quality time around the fire pit.