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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority Welcomes Andy Lelewski as the Director of Toll Operations

Tampa, Fla. (May 15, 2022)  – The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is excited to announce Andy Lelewski, P.E., as its Director of Toll Operations. Lelewski brings 24 years of toll industry experience to THEA and has spent the last 13 years as a Director at the North Carolina Turnpike Authority where he managed $150 million in toll system technology and customer service-related contracts and led the performance of staff and over 100 consultants and contractor positions. 

While Director, the Turnpike Authority opened the Triangle Expressway, and twice won the IBTTA President’s award, the highest award given by the association. The 2016 and 2018 honors were awarded for advancements of the Authority’s customer service and toll interoperability program. He is well versed in all aspects of the tolling industry from the design and implementation of toll facilities to long-term capital planning and customer service.

“THEA’s values as an organization align with my personal and professional goals of helping the community with exemplary customer service and seamless travel,” says Lelewski, “I am eager to join such a well-regarded organization and am looking forward to implementing innovative solutions in the Tampa Bay region.” 

Along with his years of industry experience, Lelewski holds professional affiliations with many transportation associations including the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America).

THEA’s CEO and Executive Director, Greg Slater, says Lelewski’s drive and experience in the industry make him an excellent addition to THEA’s team. “Andy brings a wealth of knowledge to our agency. He values innovation, collaboration with the community, and is skilled at listening to different perspectives to benefit all stakeholders,” says Slater. 


About THEA:

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is a public agency of the state, created by the Florida Legislature to provide local, user-financed transportation services that reinvest customer-based revenues back into the Tampa Bay community. THEA owns and operates the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway, Brandon Parkway, Meridian Avenue, and the Selmon Greenway; designed and operates the world’s first reversible all-electronic toll road; and provides over 200,000 daily trips with safe, reliable, and financially sustainable transportation service.  For more information on how THEA is moving transportation forward, visit


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