England-Thims & Miller Taps Renowned Expert Billy Hattaway for Tampa Bay Expansion

England-Thims & Miller, Inc. (ETM), a privately owned and Florida-headquartered infrastructure and development consulting firm, has hired Billy Hattaway to expand the company’s services in the Tampa Bay and Southwest Florida regions. Hattaway began his role as Senior Advisor of the Traffic and Transportation Department on June 5, 2024.

“Billy Hattaway’s executive leadership experience working in both the public and private sectors combined with his understanding of the region is exactly the expertise needed to grow our footprint in the Tampa Bay and Southwest Florida communities,” said Tyler Mathews, President of ETM. “As we continue to grow, we remain dedicated to being our client’s competitive advantage by providing a boutique experience.”

Billy Hattaway, PE, RSP1, brings over 45 years of professional transportation planning and engineering experience to ETM. His extensive career includes 28 years with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), where as District One Secretary he led the development and implementation of the Department’s Complete Streets policy and numerous pedestrian and bicycle safety initiatives. Hattaway also served as the Transportation Director for the City of Orlando and has held key leadership roles in the consulting industry.

Selected Honors and Awards:

  • Florida Engineering Society 2016 Government Engineer of the Year
  • Florida Congress of the New Urbanism, John Nolen Award, 2015
  • Governing Magazine Public Official of the Year, 2014

Notable Achievements:

  • Led the development of the Vision Zero Action Plan for the City of Orlando
  • Principal-in-Charge of the Forward Pinellas Vision Zero plan for Pinellas County
  • Over 150 presentations on Safety and Complete Streets initiatives at Florida and national conferences
  • Champion of the FDOT Complete Streets Initiative and Bicycle/Safety Initiative (Alert Today/Alive Tomorrow)

“ETM is doing important work in North and Central Florida, and I am honored to join the team to support the expansion of their services in the Tampa Bay and Southwest Florida regions,” said Hattaway. “The Tampa Bay area is a fast-growing region and expertly planned infrastructure is essential to its development.”

ETM is involved in various infrastructure and development projects throughout North and Central Florida. Their extensive portfolio encompasses Master Planned Communities, roadways, healthcare facilities, industrial parks, residential and commercial developments, water and utilities, parks and recreation, and sports and hospitality venues.

Recent projects include the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Stadium of the Future, the award-winning Nocatee community, SR 9B, Wild Light, Deering Park, and the Graham Swamp Trail & Pedestrian Bridge.

About England-Thims & Miller

ETM, founded in 1977, is Florida’s leading infrastructure and development consulting firm. Their services include planning, development consulting, geospatial technologies, traffic and transportation engineering, water and utilities, construction management and surveying. Focused on serving as “Trusted Advisors, Creating Community,” they provide solutions to public and private sector clients throughout Florida. For more information, visit www.etminc.com

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