HNTB names Kimberly Slaughter senior vice president

Transit/rail market sector leader recognized for delivering solutions to clients, serving in industry leadership roles and advancing transit thought leadership

CHICAGO (May 17, 2018) – Kimberly Slaughter, transit/rail market sector leader for HNTB Corporation, was appointed senior vice president of the firm. Slaughter has more than 30 years of comprehensive experience in transportation and public transit. She is based in Chicago, and works with transit and rail clients throughout the U.S.

“Kimberly is a national expert who translates her knowledge into innovative transit and rail solutions and thought leadership,” said Doug Mann, FASLA, HNTB corporate development president. “She is an exceptional leader for HNTB, using her tremendous industry network and command of the intricacies of project development to drive the most complex projects and programs to improve mobility throughout the U.S.”

Slaughter is responsible for collaborating with HNTB regional, division and office leadership on strategic planning and implementation, industry representation, business development, service delivery and client satisfaction.

Throughout her career, Slaughter has been appointed to several professional association boards and committee leadership positions. She currently serves as the American Public Transportation Association’s chair of the Planning Policy and Program Development Committee and is on APTA’s board of directors. She also is a graduate of the prestigious Leadership APTA program.

Slaughter is the first vice president of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials Chicago Chapter and serves on the national organizing committee for the annual Women Who Move the Nation breakfast. She is a member of WTS International and was named 2012 Woman of the Year by its Houston chapter.

Slaughter holds a Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning and a Bachelor of Arts in government from the University of Texas at Austin.

HNTB is currently involved with many of the nation’s most high-profile transit programs, including Los Angeles METRO Sepulveda Pass Alternative Assessment; Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Phase II; program manager for New Jersey Transit’s implementation of Positive Train Control technology; Sound Transit’s West Seattle-Ballard Link Extension; Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Quality Assurance, Internal Compliance Oversight and Systems GPC; Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority GPC and Engineering On-call Contracts; Chicago Transit Authority’s Wilson Station; the Los Angeles Metro Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor; and the Charlotte Area Transit System’s LYNX Blue Line Light Rail Extension in North Carolina.

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