Sophie Guiny Joins Infrastructure Advisory Firm InfraStrategies
InfraStrategies LLC | December, 2019
Irvine, CA and Washington, DC
InfraStrategies LLC is pleased to announce that Sophie Guiny has joined the firm as Principal Consultant specializing in the development of project funding and finance solutions for transportation infrastructure projects. Guiny is welcomed by a team of professionals focused on developing solutions for infrastructure programs and projects, with an emphasis on objective and sustainable pathways to success for transportation and infrastructure development.
“I very much look forward to serving InfraStrategies’ public and private clients as they develop critical transportation projects. And I am also looking forward to contributing to the continued growth of the firm.”
Guiny joins the InfraStrategies team as an exceptionally accomplished transportation infrastructure funding and financing expert and will be based in the Washington, D.C. office. She brings 15 years of experience advising a range of public and private clients on capital planning, public-private partnerships, federal sources of funding and financing including projects requiring complex financing structures and funding. Sophie successfully led projects and managed programs in public transit, high-speed and passenger rail, highways and toll facilities.
InfraStrategies Managing Principal Mike Schneider noted, “Guiny’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to developing innovative, sustainable, and realistic funding and financing solutions for infrastructure programs and projects.”
InfraStrategies Managing Principal Sharon Greene added, “My colleagues and I are pleased to welcome Ms. Guiny to the team. Her experience and prior successes will add immeasurably to the depth and focus we can provide clients searching for creative and solid solutions to infrastructure funding and financing.
Prior to joining InfraStrategies, Sophie worked for Transurban, and for Booz Allen Hamilton, where she served as practice lead for transportation finance and economics and co-practice lead for rail and transit. Her clients included several USDOT modal agencies and the TIFIA credit program.
Guiny holds an M.A. in International Economics and an MBA in Finance from The George Washington University, and an M.A. from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. She is a member of the Transportation Research Board’s Revenue and Finance committee and has served for several years on the board of the Washington, DC chapter of WTS.
About InfraStrategies LLC
InfraStrategies was founded in 2018 with a clear mission to link project development and construction with project financing and funding, for both capital programs and long-term operations and maintenance. Public authorities and private developers alike are seeking complete and comprehensive solutions to developing and reimagining infrastructure, encompassing transportation, water, energy and public facilities. InfraStrategies was formed to address this need in an objective, realistic, and independent manner, and to support informed decisions and manage transport and infrastructure endeavors based on fiscal prudence, resiliency, environmental justice, and the advancement of inspired solutions.
The firm has offices in Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta. Clients include transit authorities, states and municipalities, DOTs, regional agencies, international governmental entities, and private companies and entrepreneurs in the transportation technology space.
Wendy Mendez, 714.552.1321