Board Of Directors
Mr. Thomas W. Bradshaw
Tom is a former Statewide Logistics Director and Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Prior to that, he served as a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Raleigh, North Carolina after he retired as a managing director and co-head of the Transportation Group at Citigroup Global Markets Inc, in New York. He began his Wall Street career in 1981 after many years of distinguished service in business, civic and government leadership positions in North Carolina, including secretary of the Department of Transportation and mayor of the City of Raleigh.
Since 1981, Mr. Bradshaw has served as senior financing manager for transportation, transit, special authority and turnpike projects on behalf of a number of states, transportation departments and authorities across the United States. He led financing teams on a number of innovative private and public/private toll road projects, including the first public toll road in California. He is past president of the Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, former vice president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research Board of National Academy of Sciences. He also chaired national transportation industry committees that shaped the major reauthorizations of the nation’s transportation programs, ISTEA and TEA/21, ensuring that innovation and flexibility were incorporated into the legislation. He is also active in health care financing in North Carolina, serving as senior banker to a number of health care systems and hospitals across the state.
Mr. Bradshaw is a member of the Southern Growth Policies Board. He has served as chairman of the board of the Public School Forum of North Carolina and is currently on the executive committee of that board. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bradshaw was Chairman of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, the North Carolina Citizens for Business and Industry and the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission. He served as vice chairman of the North Carolina Global TransPark Authority. He currently serves on the Executive Committee today. He is a Past Chairman and Campaign Chairman the United Way of Wake County, NC.