HNTB’S Yarossi named chairman of ARTBA Foundation

Paul Yarossi, executive vice president of HNTB, has been named chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) Board of Trustees.


Yarossi, who has worked at HNTB since 1973, served as ARTBA chairman in 2011 and as vice chair of ARTBA-TDF since 2014. He has also served ARTBA as senior vice chairman, first vice chairman, vice-chairman-at-large, chairman of the Transportation Design and Construction Innovation Advisory Committee and co-chairman of the ARTBA-SAFETEA-LU Reauthorization Task Force.

Additional trustees named to the ARTBA-TDF Board of Trustees include:

  • Leo Vecellio, Jr., chairman, president and CEO, Vecellio Group
  • Charlie Potts, chairman of the board, Heritage Construction & Materials
  • Bill Cox, president, Corman Construction
  • Tom Hill, CEO, Summit Materials
  • Paula Hammond, senior vice president, WSP USA
  • Rich Wagman, chairman, Wagman Companies
  • Steve Wright, president, Wright Brothers Construction
  • Nick Ivanoff, president, U.S. Transportation Market Segment, Louis Berger
  • David Zachry, CEO, Zachry Corporation
  • Pete Ruane, president and CEO, ARTBA

ARTBA-TDF has an annual budget exceeding $3 million that is used for educational scholarships, awards, professional development academies, a transportation project safety certification program, roadway work zone safety and training, special economic reports and an exhibition on transportation at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.