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Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority Announces 2019 Board Leadership

September 18, 2018

Tampa, FL., – The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is pleased to announce that Vince Cassidy has been re-elected to serve as the Chair of the Board of Directors.

“It is an honor to continue my service as Chairman,” said Mr. Cassidy. “THEA is a hub of innovation where cutting-edge technologies have improved the lives of our citizens, and I look forward to guiding this organization as we continue to provide 21st Century transportation solutions to the Tampa Bay Region.”

Mr. Cassidy is President and CEO of Majesty Title Services, LLC, and is responsible for sales, marketing, strategy and overall management of the company. He spent 25 years with JPMorgan Chase & Co, most recently as a Senior Vice President managing a global technology business, overseeing a staff of 500, and providing electronic banking services to the firm’s wholesale clients.

In addition to re-electing Cassidy as Chair, the Board also elected Bennett Barrow to continue as THEA’s Vice Chairman and Daniel Alvarez to continue as Secretary.

Mr. Barrow is President of Barrow Asset Management, a registered investment advisor in Tampa, Florida. After graduating from the University of the South in 2002, Mr. Barrow worked in Madrid, Spain, and Santiago, Chile as a pension reform analyst. He received his Certified Financial Planner TM designation from the University of South Florida Financial Planner Program in 2011 and sits on the Board of Trustees at Berkeley Preparatory School, Board of Directors at St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, and the Advisory Committee for High Risk Hope.


Mr. Alvarez serves as the Chief Communications Officer for the Hillsborough County Sherriff’s Office, and is a veteran of the United States Army, serving in South Korea at the US Army Airborne School where he was a jumping member of the historic Fort Benning Command Exhibition Parachute Team, “The Silver Wings.” He was also the founder and managing member of The Alvarez Legal Group, P.L.



A public agency led by local citizens and operating with no tax dollars, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) provides safe, reliable and financially sustainable transportation services to the Tampa Bay region while reinvesting customer-based revenues back into the community. From being the owner and operator of the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway to offering real-time testing and showcasing of connected vehicle and autonomous vehicle technologies, to the designing and operating the world’s first reversible all-electronic toll road, THEA continues to drive the conversation on cutting-edge transportation solutions. For more information, visit



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