Bill Thorp, Former FDOT Assistant Secretary & CFO of Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
Kyra Solutions Transportation Consultant 

Over thirty years of experience in governmental auditing, finance and accounting with specialization in the transportation industry.  Over twenty years of experience at the CFO level managing all aspects of accounting, finance, debt issuance, debt management, administration, contractual services, personnel, work program development, and IT systems. Over 10 years of in depth involvement in the development and execution of Public Private Partnerships. Five years experience providing financial and strategy consulting services to private sector entities.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Performed and supervised audits of government including the Department of Transportation and the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles with emphasis on budgetary accounting and internal controls.  Developed first GAAP based financial reporting system and first Comprehensive Annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.

Managed a financial program which included the issuance of over five billion dollars in revenue bonds, including PABS, which funded major improvements to the existing Turnpike and over 320 miles of new roads including: the Veterans Expressway, the Seminole Expressways I & II, the Polk Parkway, the Suncoast Parkway, the Western Beltway and the acquisition of the Sawgrass Expressway.

Developed innovative financing tools and participated in the development and negotiation of several private public partnerships including the Seminole Expressway Part II (Disney and FDOT), Port of Miami Tunnel, I-595 and Alligator Alley.  

 


Bill Thorp, Former FDOT Assistant Secretary & CFO of Florida's Turnpike Enterprise
Kyra Solutions Transportation Consultant 

Over thirty years of experience in governmental auditing, finance and accounting with specialization in the transportation industry.  Over twenty years of experience at the CFO level managing all aspects of accounting, finance, debt issuance, debt management, administration, contractual services, personnel, work program development, and IT systems. Over 10 years of in depth involvement in the development and execution of Public Private Partnerships. Five years experience providing financial and strategy consulting services to private sector entities.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Performed and supervised audits of government including the Department of Transportation and the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles with emphasis on budgetary accounting and internal controls.  Developed first GAAP based financial reporting system and first Comprehensive Annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.

Managed a financial program which included the issuance of over five billion dollars in revenue bonds, including PABS, which funded major improvements to the existing Turnpike and over 320 miles of new roads including: the Veterans Expressway, the Seminole Expressways I & II, the Polk Parkway, the Suncoast Parkway, the Western Beltway and the acquisition of the Sawgrass Expressway.

Developed innovative financing tools and participated in the development and negotiation of several private public partnerships including the Seminole Expressway Part II (Disney and FDOT), Port of Miami Tunnel, I-595 and Alligator Alley.  

 

EDUCATION:

CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
MASTER OF ARTS

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
TAMPA, FLORIDA
MAJOR – ACCOUNTING

FLORIDA CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT



 

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