Kevin J. Thibault, P.E., Dean’s Advisory Board 2022

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Kevin J. Thibault, P.E., Dean’s Advisory Board 2022

Kevin Thibault is the Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. As CEO, he is responsible for the operation and management of both Orlando International Airport and Orlando Executive Airport. Orlando International Airport is the busiest airport in the State of Florida and is building for the future through a $4.13 billion Capital Improvement Program, which includes the new South Terminal C.

Prior to joining the Aviation Authority, Mr. Thibault served as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), where he was responsible for coordinating the planning and development of a safe, viable, and balanced transportation system, including multimodal facilities. For over 18 years, he served in various roles within FDOT from project management to executive leadership and has consistently focused on the importance of partnerships to deliver the transportation needs of the state.

Mr. Thibault has spent half of his professional career in the private sector providing transportation engineering services for a number of states, from as far west as California, through the New England states and the southeast, as well as several Canadian transportation

Mr. Thibault is passionate about mentorship and building a diverse workforce for the future of Florida. His community involvement includes serving on the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, UF Transportation Institute’s External Advisory Board, USF Center for Urban Transportation Research, and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Dean’s Advisory Council for the University’s College of Engineering.

Mr. Thibault received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.