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Past Winners

2018 ARTBA P3 Awards luncheon, from left to right: ARTBA 2018 Chairman Matt Cummings (AECOM), Tony Elkins (Cintra), Jane Garvey (Meridiam), Bill Hale (Texas DOT), Steve DeWitt (ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc.), Megan Kenny (Texas DOT), and Simon Santiago (Nossaman LLP), the 2017-18 P3 Division president.


ARTBA P3 Champions of the Year (previously named ARTBA P3 Entrepreneurs of the Year):

2018- Joint Selection – Jane Garvey, Meridiam
2017- Joint Selection – David Spector, Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE)
2016- Joint Selection – Mitch Daniels, Purdue University
2015- Public Sector – Bryan A. Kendro, PennDOT
2015- Private Sector – Ananth Prasad, HNTB Corp.
2014- Joint Selection – Russell Zapalac, TxDOT
2013- Public Sector – Kendra York, Indiana Finance Authority
2013- Private Sector – Matt Walsh, Chicago-based Walsh Group
2012- Public Sector – Tony Kinn, Virginia Office of Transportation P3s
2012- Private Sector – Geoff Yarema, Nossaman LLP
2011- Public Sector – Kome Ajise, Caltrans
2011- Private Sector – Jordi Graells, Abertis USA
2010- Public Sector – Amadeo Saenz, Texas DOT Executive Director
2010- Private Sector – Nicolas Rubio, Cintra
2009- Public Sector – Gerry O’Reilly, Florida Department of Transportation
2009- Private Sector –  Juan Santamaria, ACS Infrastructure Developments, Inc.
2008- Public Sector – Pierce R. Homer, Virginia Secretary of Transportation
2008- Private Sector – C. Kenneth Orski, Innovation Briefs
2007- Public Sector – Lowell Clarey, FL DOT
2007- Private Sector – Robert Poole, Reason Foundation
2006- Public Sector – Ted Houghton Jr., TxDOT
2006- Private Sector – Jose Maria Lopez, Cintra
2005- Joint Selection – DJ Gribbin, FHWA
2004- Public Sector – Mary Peters, FHWA
2004- Private Sector – Kent Marshall, Granite
2003- Public Sector – Suzanne Sale, FHWA
2003- Private Sector – Geoff Yarema, Nossaman
2002- Public Sector – Phil Russell, TX DOT
2002- Private Sector – Tom Bradshaw, SSB
2001- Public Sector – Shirley Ybarra, VA DOT
2001- Private Sector – Norm Wuesterfeld, Wilbur Smith
2000- Public Sector – Tom Warne, UT DOT
2000- Private Sector – Ralph Stanley, Bechtel
1999- Public Sector – Jerry Ellis, WA DOT
1999- Private Sector – Michael Schneider, PB
1998- Public Sector – Carl Williams, CALTRANS
1998- Private Sector – Wally Kreutzen, TCA
1997- Peter Buffa, Transportation Corridor Agency, Santa Clara, CA
1997- Carl Williams, Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, Sacramento, CA
1996- Gerald Pfeiffer, United Infrastructure Company


ARTBA P3 Projects of the Year:

2018
Texas’ North Tarrant Express Project

2017
I-595 Corridor Improvements Project

2016
US 36 Express Lanes

2015

I-95 Express Lanes

2014
Dallas Fort-Worth (DFW) Connector

2013
Ohio River Bridges-End Crossing

2012
Presidio Parkway P3

2011
Denver RTD for their FasTracks Eagle P3
Puerto Rico P3 Authority for the PR-22 and PR-5 toll road deals

2010
Lyndon B. Johnson Express
North Tarrant Express

2009
I-595 Corridor Improvements Program

2008
Northwest Parkway – Privatization Program

2007
Florida – Port of Miami Tunnel

2006
Virginia – Pocahontas Parkway
Oregon – Innovative Partnerships Program
Texas – SH130

2005
Virginia – I-495 HOT Lanes
Texas – Trans Texas Corridor
Louisiana – LAI

2004
Texas – SH-45
Illinois – Chicago Skyway
Texas – US138A
Virginia – Dulles Metrorail Project


Legacy Award:

2013
Bill Reinhardt, founder, editor and publisher of the “Public Works Financing”