Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - Governor and Lieutenant Governor

  • Governor Tom Wolf
    Tom Wolf
  • Lt. Governor John Fetterman
    Lieutenant Governor
    John Fetterman

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commissioners

  • Yassmin Gramian
    Secretary of Transportation
    Yassmin Gramian

    Yassmin Gramian, PE, serves as the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, where she oversees programs and policies affecting highways, urban and rural public transportation, airports, railroads, ports, and waterways. She manages PennDOT's annual budget, which is invested in Pennsylvania's approximately 120,000 miles of state and local highways and 32,000 state and local bridges. Under her leadership, the department is directly responsible for nearly 40,000 miles of highway and roughly 25,400 bridges.
    She also has oversight of the state's 11.8 million vehicle registrations and 10.3 million driver's licenses and IDs.
    Drawing on her years of technical expertise as an engineer in the transportation and infrastructure industry, she is focused on developing these forward-looking strategies that deliver innovative solutions for communities and transportation networks across the commonwealth.
    Gramian has more than 30 years of experience in operations, design, and management of transportation infrastructure systems, including highway, tolling, bridge, and railroad projects. She brings to her role at PennDOT strong working relationships with transportation authorities and governments across the Pennsylvania region, including the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Philadelphia International Airport, Delaware River Port Authority, SEPTA, AMTRAK, and the City of Philadelphia.
    Prior to joining PennDOT, she served as a senior vice president and business development director for a leading international engineering firm. She was responsible for growth of the company's transportation and infrastructure sector in the Northeast Region.
    She previously served as senior vice president for a global architecture, civil engineering, and construction management firm, with responsibility for operations across Pennsylvania – namely in Philadelphia, King of Prussia, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh. Known for leading with an "all-in" approach to solving challenges, Gramian also has experience at other well-known regional and global engineering firms
    In her career, she was responsible for several signature projects, including Philadelphia's Roosevelt Boulevard Multimodal Corridor Program, SEPTA Subway Concourse Improvement Project, Amtrak's Keystone Corridor Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, PATCO Ben Franklin Bridge Track Rehabilitation, PennDOT's Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project's US-15 Susquehanna River Bridge, and Philadelphia Airport Terminal F Modernization. Her work in Pennsylvania has resulted in numerous awards, including 2013 Best Project award by Engineering News-Record Mid-Atlantic and multiple awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania.
    Gramian earned master's and bachelor's degrees in civil engineering from the University of Michigan and completed the Tuck Management Training Program at Dartmouth College. She is a professional engineer in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and Florida. She previously served on the boards of PhilaPort (the Port of Philadelphia), American Council of Engineering Companies of PA, the March of Dimes Annual Transportation, Building & Construction Awards Luncheon, Transportation Management Association of Chester County, Policy Committee of Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association, and Bridge Committee of Association of Pennsylvania Constructors.

  • Willam K. Lieberman
    Commission Vice Chair
    William K. Lieberman

    Pittsburgh businessman William K. Lieberman was appointed to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission in July 2010; he served as commission chairman for nearly four years, from March 2011 until he was named vice chairman in January 2015. Lieberman has been president of The Lieberman Companies, an insurance brokerage and consulting firm, since 2003. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president for Hilb Rogal & Hobbs of Pittsburgh, now Willis. He serves on the board of Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp., where he chairs the compensation committee and serves on the executive and audit committees. Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. is a provider of forged and cast engineered products and air and liquid processing. He is a 1965 graduate of Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh and a 1969 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University in State College. He is a University of Pittsburgh trustee, former chairman of the Manchester-Bidwell Corp. and former chair of the City of Pittsburgh's Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority.

  • Pasquale T. Deon, Sr.
    Pasquale T. (Pat) Deon Sr.

    Bucks County businessman Pasquale T. (Pat) Deon Sr. was originally appointed to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission in June 2002. Commissioner Deon is chairman of the board for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). He is also a service-industry entrepreneur and restaurateur involved in real-estate development, radio broadcasting, beverage distribution and construction.

  • Wadud Ahmad
    Wadud Ahmad

    ​Wadud Ahmad is a founding partner in the Philadelphia law firm Ahmad Zaffarese LLC, where his practice areas include municipal/corporate finance and commercial litigation.

    ​Commissioner Ahmad is an Advisory Committee member for PhilaPort, the Port of Philadelphia and former vice chair of the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC).

    ​He previously worked as a prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, prosecuting hundreds of quality-of-life crimes. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Young Lawyer’s Award from the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia.

    A graduate of the Widener University School of Law and Temple University, he lives in Philadelphia.​

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Executives

  • Mark P. Compton
    Chief Executive Officer
    Mark P. Compton

    Mark P. Compton of Manheim, Pa., began serving as chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission on Feb. 1, 2013. A professional with more than two decades of public- and private-sector experience in transportation, administration, government affairs and construction, Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University. He previously served as PennDOT’s deputy secretary of administration, overseeing eight bureaus within the agency.
    Before joining PennDOT, Mark was director of government affairs for American Infrastructure, a heavy civil construction company in Worcester, Pa. Prior to that, he worked in various public and private operations, focusing largely on transportation, construction and economic development.
    Mark has been an active participant in the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, or IBTTA. Since 2015, Mark has served on IBTTA’s Board of Directors including serving as chair of the Government Affairs Committee and as a member of the Awards Committee. Mark is currently serving as IBTTA’s second vice president and is slated to serve as president in 2021.

  • Craig R. Shuey
    Chief Operating Officer
    Craig R. Shuey

    Craig R. Shuey of Mechanicsburg, Pa., joined the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission as Government Affairs Director in 2009 and was named Chief Operating Officer in January 2011. Prior to joining the Turnpike, Mr. Shuey was executive director of the Senate Transportation Committee from 2001 to 2009. A Bloomsburg University graduate, Mr. Shuey presently serves on the Governor’s Transportation Funding Advisory Commission.

  • Robert Taylor
    Chief Technology Officer
    Robert Taylor
  • Richard Dreher
    Chief Financial Officer
    Richard Dreher
  • Bradley J. Heigel
    Chief Engineer
    Bradley J. Heigel, P.E.
  • Ray Morrow
    Chief Compliance Officer
    Ray Morrow
  • Doreen A. McCall
    Chief Counsel
    Doreen A. McCall
  • Charles L. Duncan
    Chief Compliance, Legislative
    & Cultural Affairs
    Charles L. Duncan