EXP promotes aviation leader Stephen Elrod to Vice President, Aviation

October 24, 2023

EXP is proud to announce the promotion of Stephen Elrod, PE, LEED AP BD+C to Vice President, Aviation. In his new role, Steve will continue to lead the strategic pursuit of aviation projects and increase EXP’s global footprint in the aviation industry.

Steve joined EXP in 2015 and has since been a driving force behind the expansion of EXP’s aviation operations. He has nearly 30 years of experience in engineering design and management, leading numerous complex terminal, concourse, highway, bridge and transformational aviation projects worldwide. Steve has successfully overseen EXP’s participation in multimillion-dollar renovation, modernization and expansion projects at some of the largest and busiest airports in North America including Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and St. Louis-Lambert International Airport.

“Steve’s promotion underscores his significant contributions to expanding EXP’s aviation presence throughout North America and his dedication to advancing the industry to meet current and future demands. His unwavering emphasis on technical and quality designs has cemented EXP as a trusted partner among major aviation clients, and we look forward to his continued impact on the industry,” said Senior Vice President Jef Jakalski.

Steve is a graduate of Valparaiso University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a registered professional engineer in Illinois and Texas. He is a member of the American Association of Airport Executives, Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, Illinois Department of Transportation Aeronautics Committee and many American Council of Engineering Companies committees. Steve is an active participant and presenter at national and international aviation conferences, where he shares insights to support developments in the aviation sector, as well as to inspire the next generation of aviation leaders.

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