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ACT 40 Under 40

ACT 40 Under 40


ACT is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 40 Under 40 Awards. These awards recognize leaders who are committed to developing programs that shift behavior and create long-lasting change within their communities and organizations. Their work makes a very real difference: their creative solutions are bringing about an improved quality of life for commuters and increased livability of communities, resulting in a better future for everyone.

The honorees represent a cross-section of TDM professionals, including public and private organizations around the country, and the work they do is varied. As a group, they are energetic, persistent, interested in professional growth opportunities, and focused on the future. Rob Henry, ACT President, said, “Congratulations to all of our 40 Under 40 recipients.” “It’s fantastic to see so many dynamic professionals working throughout the TDM industry. The future of our industry is very bright, and these individuals are a big part of that.”

These professionals were recognized during our awards ceremony on October 18, 2017, held during ACT’s 2017 TDM Forum in Las Vegas.  


2017 40 Under 40 Award Winners
Michael Alba – LinkedIn
Maggie Awad – DS&MG
Jeff Bennett – 128 Business Council
Lauren Bennett – Salesforce
Erika Benti – Colorado State University
Abby Bleything – University of Vermont
Jonathan Bollhoefer – DS&MG
Caitlin Cerame – West Florida Regional Planning Commission
Mary Daly – Seaport TMA
Peter Dempster – ReachNow
Kiki Dohman – Cherriots Trip Choice
Nick Donohue – Virginia Dept. of Transportation
Geoff England – Steer Davies Gleave
Tim Ericson – Zagster
Bobby Fultz – Enterprise RideShare
Syreeta Gross – LiveGreen Solutions, LLC
Emily Haar – Urban Trans North America
Ricki Hall – Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
Laura Heilman – Commuter Services of Pennsylvania/AECOM
Rebecca Higgins – US Senate Environment & Public Works Committee
Phillip Kobernick – Alameda County
Nicole Le – Tripshot
Lauren Masias – Denver South TMA.
Hannah Mullin – Alta Planning & Design
Stacy Newcomer – Commuter Services of Pennsylvania/AECOM
Colin Peppard – LA MTA
Cara Politi – MetroPool
Ramond Robinson – Anne Arundel County DOT
Carlos Robles – AECOM
Gregory Rodriguez – Best Best & Krieger
Robert Sadow – Scoop
Alix Scarborough – Movability Austin
Mary Sell – Triangle J Council of Governments
Dan Sheehan – Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
Abbey Stumpf – North Natomas TMA
Tim Waldrop – Amazon
Jane Wilberding – Sam Schwartz Consulting
Sarah Wilgus – JLL-VMware
Peter Williamson San Luis Obispo Council of Governments
Zanna Worzella – ICF
Watch for calls for 2018 nominations in late spring!
Nominations for the 40 Under 40 Awards must be submitted by an ACT member; however, the nominee does not have to be an ACT member. Self nominations are accepted. 
The nomination form will include requests for information on what makes the candidate stand out and any major accomplishments. 

2016 Honorees

2016 List of Awardees

2016 Press Release


Previous Awardees

2012 Awardees

2013 Awardees