September 30, 2019
Joe Waggoner is the CEO of The Hillsborough Expressway Authority and has served as the Executive Director for THEA since August of 2007. During his tenure, THEA has significantly improved the maintenance, operations and financial position of the agency; the Selmon Expressway became an all-electronically tolled facility; THEA became an independent toll authority; and statute amendments enabled THEA to participate in regional Tampa Bay toll and transit related projects.
Prior to joining THEA, Waggoner held the Chief of Planning & Development for the Maryland Transportation Authority from November 2000 to July 2007. In the Baltimore, Maryland Area he worked with the:
-Division of Capital Planning – project development, capital programming, community coordination.
-Division of Strategic Development – strategic planning, right-of-way management, revenue projects, public-private partnership program
-Division of Engineering and Construction Management
-Division of Communications