Tanya Langman Joins HNTB as Client Financial Consultant
NEW YORK – Tanya Langman joined HNTB Corporation as client financial consultant and associate vice president, specializing in the toll industry. She is based in the firm’s New York City office in the Empire State Building and works with transportation clients throughout the country.
Langman brings more than a decade of credit risk analysis experience, including analysis for standard toll roads and managed lanes, toll roads criteria development, credit analysis for all transportation and infrastructure sectors, and providing indicative private rating assessments as well as final rating reports. She has extensive experience analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, traffic studies, legal documents and transactional structural elements for new issues and rating surveillance. She also has analyzed complex financial models and developed internal model tools, sensitivity analysis and projections.
“We are very excited about the expanded advisory services that we can offer clients through Tanya’s unique perspective of the transportation industry and financial markets,” said Brad Guilmino, HNTB national director of financial services and associate vice president. “An agency’s debt program is the primary tool to deliver large capital programs and develop new projects, so HNTB is proud to provide comprehensive advisory services to our clients.”
Prior to joining HNTB, Langman served as director, global infrastructure and project finance – transportation, at Fitch Ratings in New York. In that role, she was sector head of U.S. toll roads and provided analysis covering debt issued by public authorities and public-private partnerships. Additionally, she was lead analyst for standard toll roads and managed lanes, including greenfield projects and brownfield/operating facilities under user-pay and availability payment financings. Previously, she worked with Moody’s Investor Service in New York as senior associate, public finance – surveillance. In that role, she conducted surveillance of outstanding local government ratings, including school districts, cities, counties, municipal utility districts and special districts.
“Tanya’s experience in evaluating and analyzing complex financial transactions will provide our clients an additional perspective to optimize toll and P3 delivery approaches,” said Kevin Hoeflich, PE, chairman, HNTB toll services and senior vice president.
Langman earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Pace University in New York. She is active in the Municipal Analyst Group of New York and the National Federation of Municipal Analysts.
Nationwide, HNTB currently has more than 400 employees working in some capacity on toll-related projects. The past year has seen several staffing updates that organized the practice for future success and expanded its leadership ranks and around the country.
HNTB is the nation’s No. 1 consultant to toll authorities, currently serving as the general engineering consultant to more toll agencies than any other firm. With a national breadth of tolling expertise and recognized industry leaders, HNTB provides specialized services and an in-depth understanding of financial and engineering feasibility, toll plaza design, priced managed lanes, toll collection technology, operations and solid connections within the investment banking community and bond markets.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure firm serving public and private owners and contractors. With more than a century of service in the United States, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.