Michael Cegelis, EVP of Infrastructure Development
Michael is responsible for overseeing the infrastructure development for the system’s expansion in Florida, including the additional in-line stations between Miami and West Palm Beach, Phase 2 to Orlando and proposed Phase 3 to Tampa. He manages the team responsible for schedule, budget, quality, implementation of safety measures, including Positive Train Control, and environmental oversight.
He is a 40-year construction industry veteran, who previously served as senior vice president at American Bridge Company, one of the nation’s leading civil engineering firms that specializes in building and renovating bridges and other large civil engineering projects.
Michael’s major project construction experience includes the $3.5 billion Tappan Zee Bridge replacement in New York, the $1.9 billion San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge self-anchored suspension span, the Angus Macdonald Bridge in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Las Vegas High Roller Observation Wheel, and the $1.3 billion Queensferry Crossing in Scotland. He also has extensive experience in the Florida construction industry. Michael brings a deep understanding of the success factors for the controlled delivery of large and multi-disciplined infrastructure projects with numerous stakeholders.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Rollins College. He also completed an executive education program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.