Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Mary E. Peters served as U.S. Secretary of Transportation from 2006 to 2009. In that role she led efforts to substantially improve transportation safety, improve the performance of the nation’s transportation system, and develop new policy and funding sources to support America’s transportation system into the 21st Century.
Prior to serving as U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ms. Peters was a Senior Vice President and National Director for Transportation Policy and Consulting for HDR, Inc. From 2001 to 2005, she served as the Federal Highway Administrator for the US Department of Transportation. Prior to becoming Federal Highway Administrator, she served as the Arizona Department of Transportation Director.
Ms. Peters is currently the Principal of Mary Peters Consulting Group, LLC, an organization dedicated to finding new and better ways to address America’s infrastructure requirements. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Rand Corporation, is a Member of the Board of Directors for HDR, Inc., and on the Advisory Board for Accenture Federal Services. Ms. Peters also serves as an advisor to Zachry American Infrastructure and Kapsch TrafficCom.