“Stephanie is uniquely suited to lead our Texas transportation team,” said Arpit Talati, WSP USA Texas Southwest District lead. “She will enhance WSP’s technical excellence and capacity to continue to design and deliver amazing projects across the Lone Star State.”
Messerli brings nearly 30 years of experience in planning, design, program management, and public involvement for transportation projects to her new role. In the past year as the Local Business Lead for WSP’s Austin office, she supported the firm’s successful pursuit of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Interstate 35 CapEx Central Downtown project, an eight-mile improvement project through downtown Austin.
Prior to joining WSP, she served as a Program Management Director for a global engineering firm where she was responsible for the management of large-scale planning and design projects in the Central Texas region, including multiple TxDOT programs.
Messerli has supported large-scale projects in the Central Texas region for the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, City of Austin, Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County, and the Alamo Regional Mobility Authority, among others. She also serves on Austin’s Transit Forward board and has held several leadership positions for WTS International since 2007.
Messerli is a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering as well as the University of Oklahoma with a master’s degree in regional and city planning.