Jean Banker, an executive with 25 years’ experience in public service and transportation policy, has joined Mott MacDonald as Vice President, Transportation Delivery. She is based in Mott MacDonald’s San Francisco office.
“Jean Banker joins us at a time when our transportation business in the West is growing,” said Nick DeNichilo, President and CEO of Mott MacDonald in North America. “Her experience will provide valuable support for our aviation, coastal, and infrastructure advisory services, as well as all transportation efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area.”
For the last ten years, Ms. Banker has worked at the Port of Oakland in a variety of roles. As Principal Assistant to the Executive Director, she performed Port-wide policy and program development, and led and coordinated the planning and implementation of strategic plans and special projects. She also served the Port as Deputy Executive Director, Acting Maritime Director, and Manager of Finance and Administration for the Maritime Division.
Before joining the Port of Oakland, Ms. Banker worked for 13 years as Deputy Director of Capital Programs for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), where she managed, secured funding for, and monitored $30 billion of capital projects. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Vassar College and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.