Managed financing and development of the $8 billion annual Work Program at the Florida Department of Transportation.

Developed, lobbied and implemented plans to advance and increase state transportation funding by almost $18 billion over a fifteen-year period.

  • Mobility 2000 ($6 billion)

  • Expanded Turnpike/Toll Program ($2.7 billion)

  • State Infrastructure Bank ($1 billion)

  • Leveraged Federal Funds ($1 billion)

  • Pay as You Grow ($7.5 billion).

  • Moved annual Work Program from $4.3 billion in 1999 to $8 billion in 2007.

Developed and managed innovative finance programs:

  • Traditional tax-exempt bonds backed by tax revenues - Right-of-Way and Bridge Bond Program (over $3 billion), GARVEE Bond Program (in development). Fixed Guideway Bond Program (in development)

  • State Infrastructure Bank Program - awarded over $1.4 billion in loans that leveraged over $9.5 billion in total project value. First bonding in U.S. of a Transportation SIB solely backed by the SIB loans.

  • Federal TIFIA Loan Program - two TIFIA loans totaling $433 million on the Miami Intermodal Center Program.

  • Toll programs including Florida's Turnpike, Alligator Alley, Sunshine Skyway and others. Florida tolls estimated at almost $1.2 billion in fiscal 2007-08.

  • Maximized use of Federal funds - leveraged through aggressive use of Advanced Construction and matching Federal funds through use of Toll Credits.

  • Local government advance program - allows local governments to advance projects in the FDOT Work Program.

National Leader on transportation finance:

  • Active member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Taxation and Finance Committee

  • Past member of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Finance and Administration Committee

  • Requested presenter at national conferences/meetings on transportation finance

  • Requested to participate with U.S DOT, TRB, AASHTO and various Florida based committees, task teams, and research projects.