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Expert in Transportation Services, Engineering

Expert ID: 736219 Florida, USA

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Areas of Expertise: Transportation Planning, Transportation Engineering, Multimodal & Transit Systems, Civil Engineering Applications

Available for panels, in depth interviews, and surveys only.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1975 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering Emphasis) Institution: Purdue University
Year: 1968 Degree: B.C.E. Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: University of Louisville, Speed School

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Engineer Department: Transportation Responsibilities: • Provided engineering services for the L&I Railroad Improvement project application to the Indiana DOT.
• Developed quality control and assurance checks on several projects for the Town of Clarksville, IN.
• Lead and monitored the development of certain design criteria for proposed INDOT projects and for the Town of Clarksville, IN.
• Assisted several business development efforts for the firm.
Years: 2011 to 2018 Employer: Stantec Consulting Services Inc. Title: Senior Principal Department: Transportation Responsibilities: • Practice Leader for Stantec’s Transportation Business Line (BL) in the US West; returned BL to profitable in 3 yrs.
• Developed and managed an annual business plan for the Transportation Practice Area.
• Lead and monitored the performance of three regional practice leaders and transportation PMs.
• Provided strategies and advice to the Transportation US West Practice Area Unit Leader (PAUL) in identifying and following through on key hires, acquisitions and major project pursuits.
• Identified and developed business plans and pursuit strategies for the SE Transit/Rail Sector.
Years: 1998 to 2010 Employer: Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc. Title: Vice President, National Marketing Director Department: Transportatyion Responsibilities: • Since 2000, grew the T-I Programs “new sales” from $18 million to $71 million annually.
• From 2001 – 2005 grew the Texas operation by integrating Sylva Engineering Co. (an acquisition) into existing RS&H practices and operating procedures. This involved extensive travel to Houston and Austin from Florida as Expert remained RS&H’s National Marketing Director for the T-I Program.
• Served as Sr. Project Manager on P3 Program Management assignments (Owner’s Representative) for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
• Served on the Board of Directors for the I-69 Procurement Engineering Joint Venture contract with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Texas Turnpike Authority (TTA).
Years: 1993 to 1998 Employer: Dames & Moore, Inc. Title: Manager, Transportation Services: SE Florida/Caribbean Region. Department: Transportation Responsibilities: • Expanded the transportation and infrastructure practice into SE Florida and the Caribbean.
• Geographically grew the SE Florida-Caribbean operation by acquiring Lebron & Associates located in San Juan Puerto Rico. From 1996 to 1998, Expert compiled extensive travel to Old San Juan from Florida to integrate the two operations for production and business development.
• Managed the preparation of roadway, bridge and toll facility plans (suitable for contractor bidding) to permit PRHTA to bid PR-66, a new-alignment highway bypass to PR-26 in ninety (90) days. The 16-mile toll road bypass was completed within two years following release of the plans.
• Served as Sr. Project Manager for three multimodal corridor studies, two PD&E contracts for Jungle Trail and the 17th Street Causeway, and development of preliminary engineering documents.
Years: 1991 to 1993 Employer: Stanley Consultants, Inc. Title: Senior Vice President, Central Region Manager Department: Management Responsibilities: • Managed the firm’s ten-state business region including IA, the Dakotas, MN, NE, MO, AR, KY, KS and FL.
• Achieved new sales results of $15 million along with an annual net income of $820,000.
• Directed three Branch Office Managers, three Operations Group Heads and two Marketing Group Heads.
• Served as Project Officer on the Kuwait Air Bases Master Plan following Desert Storm.
• Served on the Board of Directors and routinely acted on behalf of the President during his absence.
Years: 1986 to 1991 Employer: Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade & Douglas, Inc. Title: Vice President, Regional Manager Department: Transportation Responsibilities: • Established four offices (Tampa, Orlando, Miami and Chipley) with production staffs over 100 to support $24.8 million of new sales. Further expanded the practice into the Caribbean in 1989.
• Elected to the position of Professional Associate by the Board of Directors in 1990, an award recognizing excellence in professional services and technical achievements.
Years: 1979 to 1986 Employer: HDR Engineering, Inc. Title: Vice President, Sr. Project Manager Department: Transportation and Water Resources Responsibilities: • Managed business development activities firm-wide for the Division. Achieved $20 million in new sales for 14 production offices totaling 153 personnel.
• Managed six Regional Marketing Managers in preparing technical proposals and presentations, leading contract negotiations and conducting market research for strategic Plan updates.
Years: 1975 to 1979 Employer: Metropolitan Dade County Title: Director of Transportation Planning & Programming Department: Office of Transportation Administration Responsibilities: • Provided planning and engineering services during the completion of the Alternatives Analysis, Preliminary Engineering and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a new “heavy rail” transit system.
• Prepared grant applications that resulted in the first federally funded “new start” projects in the United States: $879 million for construction of Metrorail and $195 million for construction of the Metromover.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Fellow, Institute of Transportation Engineers
Fellow and Life Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
Member, Florida Engineering Society
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Engineer: IN; FL; GA; TX


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