Outgoing MDOT Secretary takes Florida role

Outgoing Secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), Gregory Slater, has been appointed to a role with an expressway authority in Florida.

Slater has been named the next executive director and chief executive of the Tampa Hillsborough County Expressway Authority (THEA). He will start the position on February 1, 2022.

“Greg is known in Maryland as someone who believes that collaboration and partnerships are key in improving transportation options,” said THEA’s board chairman, Vincent J. Cassidy. “His commitment to customers, his leadership and vision, and his drive to find creative solutions will help THEA prepare for the future.”

“THEA is an organization known for its financial strength and community involvement and is known in international circles for its dedication to the ACES (Automated, Connected, Electric, and Shared) technologies that will build a foundation for the next generation of transportation,” said Slater.