Leading CDR|M’s Milton, MA office, Matthew J. Amorello is a Senior Vice President at the firm. He has over 30 years in the construction industry in both the public and private sectors, from the family road building company in Worcester, to senior-level public sector leadership positions. Prior to joining CDR|M, Mr. Amorello served as Chairman and CEO of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority (MTA) overseeing 1,900 Commonwealth employees for Massachusetts’ toll road system and the Central Artery Tunnel (CA/T) project (“The Big Dig”) considered the largest and most technically challenging infrastructure projects in U.S. history. Prior to his appointment to the MTA, he served four years as the State Highway Commissioner for MassHighway (now MassDOT) and eight years as a Massachusetts State Senator where he was the assistant minority leader. From this experience he thoroughly understands the day-to-day operations; financial considerations; short-term challenges and long-term planning needs inherent in transportation agencies and large infrastructure projects. Mr. Amorello holds an undergraduate degree from Assumption College, an MPA in Public Administration from American University, a Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School and holds a certificate from the Senior Executive Leadership program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.