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Perspectives in Transportation Baltimore

Perspectives in Transportation MBE/WBE Panel

Where: Baltimore Metropolitan Council Headquarters at 1500 Whetstone Way, Suite 300
When: Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Please note that this event will occur on Thursday, April 4 due to inclement weather on the original date.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to start your own consulting firm? Curious about how the MBE/WBE program works from the perspective of participants?

Join YPT Baltimore and your transportation peers for an exciting and educational evening with leaders from MBE/WBE transportation firms in the Baltimore area. Panelists from current and graduated MBE/WBE firms will share their experience starting and growing their own business, and share their perspective on what is in store for the transportation industry in the year ahead. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.


We welcome and thank our panelists representing diverse interests and areas of expertise:

Rita Ossiander, PE, AICP
President, Rossi Transportation Group, Inc.

Odessa L. Phillip, P.E.
President & CEO, Assedo Consulting, LLC

Ziad A. Sabra, Ph.D., P.E., PTOE 
President and CEO, Sabra & Associates, Inc.

Kelly Lyles, CEP 
Principal, KLT Group

Joseph Sedtal
Director, MDOT MTA Office of Procurement

Moderated by

Alan Straus
Vice President, AECOM

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the panel discussion will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end with Q&A. The event will end at 7:30 p.m. but we encourage attendees to continue the discussion with us at World of Beer afterward.

Jade Clayton

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