Mary E. Peters, former US secretary of transportation under president George W Bush, has joined Graniterock‘s board of directors. The appointment, according to the company’s founder Mark Kaminski, will serve as an asset to Graniterock’s expanding role in the improvement of California’s infrastructure.
She has also led the Federal Highway Administration from 2001 to 2005 and was also leader of the Arizona Department of Transportation as part of a 16-year career with the department.
Additionally, Peters was senior vice president and national director of transportation policy for major engineering firm HDR, based in Omaha, Neb.
Marianne Woolpert, great granddaughter of Graniterock founder A.R. Wilson, said: “We are proud to welcome Mary as our newest advisor. She is an outstanding leader and will contribute to our long history of innovation and excellence.”