CEO/Executive Director


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CEO/Executive Director

As the Authority's executive director, Gerry Carrigan provides key leadership to carry out policies established by the NTTA Board of Directors and to direct the staff in carrying out the Authority's mission. 

Carrigan joined the NTTA in 2008 as the assistant executive director of project delivery.  In this role he was responsible for directing the program management of the general engineering consultant and overseeing corridors to define delivery strategies and accomplish goals and objectives.

Carrigan brings more than 25 years of professional experience in the field of infrastructure program management, engineering, and construction management. Throughout his career, Carrigan has been involved in the development and implementation of major capital improvement programs for state, county, and municipal agencies. His expertise spans the full spectrum of projects ranging from major interstate and expressway corridor improvements to local maintenance projects. Carrigan is experienced in all phases of program delivery including the development of short and long range capital infrastructure programs, long and short range planning, project development and the NEPA federal-aid approval process, project management, design, right-of-way acquisition, environmental permitting, utility coordination, construction contract administration, and construction inspection.

Carrigan earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Southern Illinois University, and he received his master’s degree in public administration from the University of South Florida. A Registered Professional Engineer, Carrigan holds memberships and affiliations with several professional associations.​​​