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Laura Kelley

Laura Kelley

Executive Director, Central Florida Expressway Authority, Executive Advisory Board Chair-Elect

Biography

Laura Kelley brings more than 30 years of experience in transportation management. As head of one of Florida’s most advanced mobility networks, she manages the daily operations of the agency’s 125-mile expressway system and its $2.7 billion five-year plan. The system serves more than three million residents in five counties plus an estimated 75 million visitors each year. Previously, she served as executive director of the Florida Transportation Commission and financial manager for the Florida Department of Transportation’s $36 billion work program. She is a member of the International Bridge Tunnel and Turnpike Association, the American Society of Highway Engineers, WTS International — an organization advancing women in transportation — the Transportation and Expressway Authority Membership of Florida and the University of Florida Transportation Institute’s external advisory board.