Rob Free, President of MTA Long Island Rail Road and Julie Green, New York Transit and Mobility Group Director at HNTB.

High Profile: LIRR, HNTB

MTA Long Island Rail Road sets Rob Free as President, following six-months of service as Acting President. Also, Julie Green joins HNTB as New York Transit and Mobility Group Director.

Mark Lester, Project Director, Associate Vice President, HNTB (left); and Terri Mestas, Deputy CEO, Sound Transit (right).
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People News: HNTB, Sound Transit

Mark Lester joins HNTB as a Project Director and Associate Vice President. Also, Terri Mestas joins Sound Transit as Deputy CEO for megaproject delivery.

K. Jane Williams (left) and Cheryl Walker are each serving as National Practice Consultant and Vice President in the HNTB’s Advisory practice.
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Williams, Walker Join HNTB Advisory Practice

Former Acting Federal Transit Administrator K. Jane Williams and former Federal Highway Administration leader Cheryl Walker have been appointed policy advisors at HNTB, an infrastructure firm serving public and private owners and contractors.

From Left to Right: Michael Delfin, Chief Commercial Officer, A. Stucki Co.; Andrea Meyerowitz, Vice President, National Advisory Practice, HNTB; and Sy Stevens, Vice President of Marketing and Digitalization for the Americas, WAGO.
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People News: A. Stucki Co., HNTB, WAGO

A. Stucki Co. names Michael Delfin as Chief Commercial Officer. Also, Andrea Meyerowitz joins HNTB’s national Advisory practice; and WAGO appoints Sy Stevens as the new Vice President of Marketing and Digitalization for the Americas.

From Left to Right: Fran K. O'Connor, incoming NJDOT Commissioner; Kenneth Mobley, Group Director, HNTB; and Jim Bowers, winner of the ASLRRA 2024 Schlosser Distinguished Award.
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Francis (Fran) K. O’Connor has been nominated to serve as Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT). Also, Kenneth Mobley joins HNTB as Group Director; and the American Short Line and Railroad Association (ASLRRA) selects James A. “Jim” Bowers as its 2024 Schlosser Distinguished Award winner.

Pictured, left to right: Ray Verrelle, HNTB; Scot Sibert, STV; Tracy Marks, TransCore; and Whitt Hall, TransCore.
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People News: Mullins Law Group, HNTB, STV, TransCore

Transportation industry attorney William “Bill” Mullins launches Mullins Law Group PLLC, based in Washington, D.C. Also, Ray Verrelle joins HNTB as Senior Project Director and Vice President, supporting the firm’s transit and rail practice; STV appoints Scot Sibert as Vice President, South/Central Transit Director; and TransCore, a subsidiary of ST Engineering, elevates Whitt Hall to President and CEO and Clint Holley to Chief Operating Officer.

From Left to Right: Tina Beckberger, Chief Commercial Officer, AITX; Earl James, Jr., Global Regulatory & IPMT partner, Hogan Lovells; Jodi Heath, Vice President, Business Development, INRD; and MxV President and CEO Kari Gonzales, LRW's 2023 Railway Woman of the Year.
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People News: AITX, Hogan Lovells, INRD, POLB, Sound Transit, LRW

AITX appoints Tina Beckberger as Chief Commercial Officer. Also, Earl Adams, Jr., joins Hogan Lovells’ Transportation Practice as a Global Regulatory & IPMT partner; Jodi Heath joins the Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) as Vice President, Business Development; the Port of Long Beach (POLB) appoints two division directors; Sound Transit considers Goran Sparrman for interim CEO; and the League of Railway Women (LRW) names MxV Rail President and CEO Kari Gonzales the 2023 Railway Woman of the Year.

From Left to Right: Stephen Knobbe, Northwest Division President, HNTB; John Henderson, CEO, HDR; and Chris Sacks, Vice President of Corporate Development, Lochner.
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People News: HNTB, HDR, Lochner

HNTB names Stephen Knobbe as President of the company’s Northwest Division. Also, HDR appoints John Henderson as the new CEO; and Chris Sacks joins H.W. Lochner, Inc. (Lochner) as Vice President of Corporate Development.

Pictured, Left to Right: Paulo Faria, Design Director for Transportation Architecture, HDR; Martin Ellwood, Senior Project Director, HNTB; and Hayes Morrison, Undersecretary, MassDOT.
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People News: HDR, HNTB, MassDOT

Paulo Faria rejoins HDR as Design Director for Transportation Architecture. Also, HNTB appoints Martin Ellwood as Senior Project Director, supporting rail infrastructure projects; and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) elevates Hayes Morrison to Undersecretary.