Washington (PRWEB) February 11, 2014
HNTB Corporation’s Albert Sosa, PE, and Jason JonMichael are among 31 emerging toll leaders selected to join the 2014 class of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association’s annual Leadership Academy in Washington, D.C. The week-long course, Feb. 9-14, 2014, is tailored for senior-level managers who serve the toll industry. Curriculum includes a comprehensive range of topics, such as toll agency operations, administration, finance, marketing, business development, board relations and public affairs.
The Leadership Academy is sponsored by the IBTTA Foundation – the research, educational and charitable arm of IBTTA, the worldwide association representing toll facility owners and operators and the businesses that serve them.
“Each year since its inception, HNTB has been represented at the IBTTA Leadership Academy. Our professionals have been students, chancellors and instructors,” said Jim Ely, DPA, HNTB senior vice president and chair toll services, and former IBTTA president. “The Academy prepares our staff for higher levels of leadership and an opportunity to meet their peers and clients from around the country.”
Sosa is a vice president and currently leads client service for the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority. He is located in HNTB’s Miami office.
Sosa has 18 years of experience in the transportation infrastructure industry helping lead the firm’s comprehensive service offerings to the Florida Department of Transportation, City of Miami, Miami-Dade County and the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority.
JonMichael is national technology leader, and he is based in Austin, Texas.
JonMichael has more than 23 years of specialized experience in transportation technology. He had served key leadership roles for the firm on behalf of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, Michigan Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Transportation, City of Detroit, City of Irving, Texas, and others.
Joining Sosa and JonMichael at the Academy is Greg Le Frois, PE, HNTB vice president and vice chair toll market sector, who was invited to teach a class with other internationally recognized toll industry leaders, public officials and business partners.
For more than 60 years, HNTB has built a reputation as a trusted consultant to public agencies, toll authorities and the financial community. HNTB’s contributions to the tolling industry can be seen among the largest, most iconic and complex toll projects across the country. Today it is the No. 1 consultant to state departments of transportation, and HNTB serves as the general engineering consultant to more U.S. toll agencies than any other firm.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure firm serving public and private owners and contractors. Celebrating a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program delivery and construction management. For more information, visit http://www.hntb.com.