Tom Pelnik is Senior Vice President of Business Development for ACS. ACS is a concessionaire focused on developing and operating transportation and social infrastructure in North America via public-private partnerships. ACS has financed six P3s in North America to date, totaling more than $9 Billion in value, including Florida’s I-595 managed lanes project that is opened to traffic on schedule in March 2014. Tom was formerly the Director of the Innovative Project Delivery Division for the Virginia Department of Transportation from its inception in 2003 until joining ACS in March 2011. He was responsible for implementing a statewide program for design-build contracting and public-private partnerships, including the I-495 HOT Lanes project. Prior to joining VDOT in March 2000, he was an engineering consultant in Boston, Massachusetts and in Richmond, Virginia.