Adrian is responsible for overseeing the environmental, design, and engineering of the rail system and assisting with the rolling stock procurement for a new high speed rail service connecting Southern California and Las Vegas. He previously oversaw the development and construction for Brightline’s Phase 1 system.
Adrian brings more than 30 years of extensive passenger rail experience and leadership to the team. He previously served as HNTB Corporation Florida district leader and program manager for the Brightline Florida project. While at HNTB Corporation, Adrian served as the Florida High-Speed Rail Project Manager where he assisted the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) in its application and strategic planning process for the Orlando-Miami and Tampa-Orlando-Miami segments. He’s also worked on dozens of infrastructure projects, ranging from bridges to toll lanes to highways.
Adrian holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tulane University and an MBA from Northeastern University. He is a Professional Engineer in Florida (1999) and previously served as the Chair of the Transportation Committee of the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers (FICE) while leading several subcommittees over the past decade. In 2012, Adrian was awarded the prestigious Ben Watts Partnership Award by FDOT.