Grant Thornton Speaker Series with Kevin Thibault, CEO, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

Monday, February 19, 2024 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Kevin J. Thibault, P.E., 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 one of the busiest airports in the State of Florida with more than 55 million annual passengers, and recently opened the $2.8 billion Terminal C complex to handle the growing transportation needs of the region. 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. Throughout his 19 years with FDOT, Mr. Thibault 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 consulting services throughout the United States, and in many Canadian provinces as well. Passionate about mentorship and building a diverse workforce,

Mr. Thibault is deeply involved in the community. He serves on the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, University of Florida Transportation Institute’s External Advisory Board, University of South Florida Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of Central Florida/Rosen College of Hospitality Management, and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Engineering.

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

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