LPP PhD Alumnus Joins Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh’s Transportation & Infrastructure Transition Committee

Joseph Giglio, Senior Academic Specialist and Executive Professor of General Management at the D’Amore McKim School of Business, recently accepted a request to join Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh’s Transportation and Infrastructure working group.

Giglio, who earned a PhD from the Law and Public Policy program at the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, will join a diverse group of about 200 Bostonians appointed to 14 working group transition committees that will assist Mayor Walsh in identifying and solving issues throughout the city (BostInno).

Joe Gigilio

Giglio has an extensive background in transportation, business, public policy, and finance. He served as chairman of President Reagan’s National Council on Public Works Improvement and has chaired the U.S. Senate Budget Commission on Innovative Financing of Infrastructure. He also served as chairman of the board for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA), a federally charted advisory committee addressing public and private sector technology applications.

He currently serves as a special advisor to the Office of the Secretary of Transportation. He is also the vice chairman of the Hudson Institute, a leading public policy organization in Washington D.C., and an elected board member of the Pioneer Institute.

Giglio is a former board member of the Massachusetts Higher Education Financing Authority and former Chairman of the Public-Private Division of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association. He sits on the board of a number of private corporations, including Quixote Corporation, and has written extensively on finance and transportation public policy. He was appointed by Governor Romney to the Transportation Finance Commission and the Massachusetts Health and Higher Education Authority.


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