In The Spotlight

“In the Spotlight” showcases TranSystems’ news, staff, projects, awards, successes and other topics of special note to those in the industry as well as our clients.
Kevin Thibault Joins TranSystems as Southeast Regional Vice President and Florida Leader
TranSystems welcomes Kevin Thibault, PE, as Southeast Regional Vice President and National Toll Practice Leader. He will work out of the company’s Orlando office.


In his role, Thibault will oversee operations in the company’s Southeast five-state region and lead the firm’s business development and client relationship efforts with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise. 

Nationally, he also will lead the toll practice helping to grow relationships with toll agencies across the country. 


“We are pleased to bring Kevin’s leadership and transportation expertise to TranSystems,” President and Chief Operating Officer Paul Malir said. “His trusted relationship with owners across the country, deep understanding of our business and consensus-building leadership ability makes him a valuable asset to the company and to our clients.”


An accomplished transportation leader, Thibault brings more than 16 years of executive leadership with FDOT and 32 years total experience helping bring some of the country’s largest projects to fruition, including Broward County, Florida’s I-595 Express Public-Private Partnership, Florida’s High-Speed Rail Program, the Ohio River Bridges project in Louisville Ky., the Gordie Howe International Bridge in Canada and the I-66 Express Lane project in Northern Virginia.


“Kevin carries a tremendous reputation in Florida and across the industry nationally.” said Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer John Grow. “We are very excited to have him join our team to lead TranSystems’ efforts in Florida and the Southeast Region, as well as with our national toll practice.”


Thibault holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. He has served in leadership roles for several organizations, including as former board chairman of Floridians for Better Transportation, former board of directors member for the International Bridge Tunnel and Turnpike Association, and former branch president for the American Society of Civil Engineers. He also is involved with the Florida Engineering Society and the National Society of Professional Engineers. 

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