Senior Management

Brit Svoboda
Chairman & CEO

Acts as the face of Advanced Infrastructure Technologies. Leads the Board of Directors; collaborates with strategic partners, president and senior management to ensure long term goals and strategies are achieved. Brit has guided Advanced Infrastructure Technologies from the ground up. Today, Brit is looking to ensure the success of Advanced Infrastructure Technologies and make positive changes in the transportation and infrastructure industry by promoting more sustainable products and competition. 

Ken Sweeney, P.E., ENV-SP
President & Chief Engineer

Former Chief Engineer, Maine DOT

Former Member, AASHTO Research and Technology Implementation Committees

Leads the senior management team, ensuring day-to-day operations are successful and strategic goals are met. Ken spreads information about the benefits of composites to the structural engineering community through conventions and seminars. He is one of the leaders fighting for composites to be more prominent in this industry.  As the former Chief Engineer of Maine DOT, Ken brings a deeper understanding of the problems faced in our transportation infrastructure

Tim Kenerson, P.E.
Senior Design Engineer

BS in Civil Engineering- Summa Cum Laude 

Coordinates with consultant engineers and owners on the project design process and manages the engineering team who works together to bring the project from concept to contract. This can include preliminary or concept level design, estimating, final design engineering, specification writing, plan generation and review, load ratings, and contract procurement. After product fabrication, delivery, and installation; the engineering team will also generate As-Built Load Ratings, Quality Assurance Reports, and As-Built Plans.

Wendell Harriman II, P.E., CCT.
Senior Operations Engineer

BS in Civil Engineering & Construction Management Technology

Leads and oversees all manufacturing and field operations; including staffing, scheduling, quality assurance, and safety for AIT. Provides contractor technical assistance for project installations.


Anthony Diba

Design Engineer

B.S. Mechanical Engineering- University of Balamand

M.S. Mechanical Engineering-University of Maine (Currently Pursuing)

David Rodriguez

Operations Engineer

B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology- University of Maine 

A.S. Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology- CCAF

Working supervisor of day to day infusion, finishing and in-field installation of FRP components. Provides technical support to production staff and contractors. Manages equipment maintenance programs


Carmala Buzzell, CCT.

A.S. Computer Aided Drafting and Design

A.S. Business Management

-Eastern Maine Community College

Responsibilities at AIT vary greatly from general office support to assisting the design engineers with drawing production to quality control of manufactured products. 

AIT Bridges Board of Directors

Brit Svoboda
Co-Founder & Chairman

Business Developer/Investor
Fmr. Executive Vice President and COO for the Chicago division of Sysco, a Fortune 100 company, specializing in mergers and acquisitions.

Dr. Habib Dagher, PE
Founding Executive Director Advanced Structures & Composites Center, University of Maine

Director, Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (USDOT University Transportation Center)

Gregory G. Nadeau
Chairman & CEO, Infrastructure Ventures

Fmr. Administrator, Federal Highway Administration (Obama Admin)

Fmr. Deputy Commissioner, Maine DOT

Fmr, Senior Policy Advisor, Governor Angus King

Fmr. Member, Maine House of Representatives

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Sandy Garrett
Acting CFO

Fmr. President & CEO of the Garrett Group providing Venture and Vendor financing.

Mark K. Rasmus

Entrepreneur, Business Developer, Investor


AIT Bridges Board of Advisors

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Mark Kempton – Southern California President, Kempton Strategies

Fmr. Project Director, Skanska Infrastructure Development Fmr. Director, Strategic Performance, Skanska 

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Hon. Victor Mendez – Florida & Texas

Fmr. Deputy Secretary of Transportation, USDOT Fmr. Administrator, Federal Highway Administration Fmr. Director, Arizona Department of Transportation 

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Hon. Ann Schneider – Midwest President, Ann L. Schneider and Associates, LLC

Fmr. Secretary, Illinois Department of Transportation Fmr. Chair, USDOT National Freight Advisory Committee 

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Hon. Will Kempton – California Fmr. Executive Director, California Transportation Commission Fmr. Executive Director, Transportation California Fmr. Director, California Department of Transportation Fmr. CEO, Orange County Transportation Authority 

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Hon. David Matsuda – Washington, D.C. Principal, Matsuda & Associates LLC Fmr. Administrator, Maritime Administration, USDOT (Obama Admin)

Fmr. Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy (Acting), USDOT

Fmr. Advisor, Transportation Policy, U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) 

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John Horsley – Pacific Northwest + Washington, D.C. Principal, John Horsley and Associates Fmr. Executive Director, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 

Fmr. Advocate for intermodal policies and quality of life initiatives, USDOT 


Hon. Gregory G. Nadeau

Chairman & CEO, Infrastructure Ventures LLC Fmr. Administrator, Federal Highway Administration (Obama Admin)

Fmr. Deputy Commissioner, Maine DOT

Fmr. Senior Policy Advisor, Governor Angus King

Fmr. Member, Maine House of Representatives 

Strategic Partners


In partnering with UMaine’s world renowned ASCC the company gains from joint product research and development as well as gained optimizations from ASCC’s other research work in related fields. See additional ASCC information at 

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ACMA is the largest composites trade organization in the world with an enrollment of over 3,000 companies representing over 300,000 employees. AIT benefits by its relationship and involvement in education, access to market intelligence, governmental affairs in dealing with federal and state agency regulations, and support in market growth through increasing awareness and utilization of composite messaging and actions. 

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With a structured agreement between IV and AIT, the company benefits from the addition of an outstanding group of senior government executives advising and supporting marketing efforts with AIT through Market Development and Strategic Communications. For company overview 

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Smart Connections PR, LLC is focusing on creating awareness and momentum for AIT by using such methods as media identification, press releases, media relations, speaking and award opportunities, article placement and social media among other methods.