Sharon Humphreys Joins TYLin in Southern California as Program Director, Rail + Transit

Sharon Humphreys Joins TYLin in Southern California as Program Director, Rail + Transit

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TYLin announces the appointment of Sharon Humphreys, PE, as Program Director of Rail + Transit for Southern California. Sharon will be responsible for business development, planning, and directing the execution of large-scale rail and transit projects.

Sharon brings 32 years of diverse experience to this crucial role. Before joining TYLin, she served as Director of Engineering and Construction at the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), where she oversaw a USD 8.4 billion capital program and led the delivery of significant infrastructure projects. Sharon has been instrumental in the success of many SANDAG projects, including the Mid-Coast Light Rail Transit, San Ysidro Rail Yard, Elvira to Morena Double Track, San Diego River Double Track, Otay Mesa East Point of Entry, San Dieguito Double Track, and Los Angeles - San Diego - San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Realignment. She has a proven track record of developing and implementing effective organizational structures and teams to deliver complex projects on time and within budget. Her experience spans both the public and private sectors, giving her a deep understanding of our clients' unique challenges and opportunities.

Benefits for Our Clients:

  • Proven Leadership: Sharon's extensive experience managing large teams and projects ensures our clients have a skilled and dedicated leader driving their initiatives.
  • Strong Relationships: Sharon has fostered relationships with key stakeholders throughout Southern California, including SANDAG and various state rail and transit agencies. This deep network will be invaluable in navigating complex projects and securing approvals.
  • Technical Expertise: Sharon’s experience overseeing design, construction, and environmental compliance ensures she has the technical expertise to lead our clients’ projects successfully.
  • Commitment to Collaboration: Sharon is a strong communicator and a skilled listener; she fosters collaboration and ensures all voices are heard throughout the project life cycle.

“I am thrilled to welcome Sharon to our Rail and Transit team. She will spearhead our efforts to broaden TYLin's presence not only in San Diego but across the Southwest as well,” notes Ray Fares, PE, Senior Vice President and Rail + Transit Sector Manager. “Together, we are committed to delivering innovative and outstanding services to our clients, contributing significantly to developing a sustainable and interconnected future for our communities."

In addition to her professional license, Sharon holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and is a certified mediator with the National Conflict Resolution Center.