Washington, D.C. — The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) announced the winners of the 2019 National Public-Private Partnership Awards. NCPPP annually recognizes exemplary projects and visionary leaders in public-private partnerships (P3s).

“NCPPP recognizes those organizations and individuals that advance the concept and implementation of public-private partnerships across the country,” said NCPPP President Sandy Hoe.  “We are proud to recognize innovators and leaders whose work serves as exemplary partnership models, particularly at a time when P3s are taking on a more prominent role in the United States.”

A summary list of the winners and finalists to be recognized for their achievements is included below. Winners of the 2019 National Public-Private Partnership Awards will be honored during a special ceremony at NCPPP’s annual conference, P3Connect 2019, on May 15 in Denver.

Excellence in Public Leadership Award Winners

  • Deborah Flint, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles World Airports
  • David Spector, Director, Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise

Excellence in Private Leadership Award Winner

  • Mac Bell, Director and Head of P3 Investments, Fengate Asset Management

Infrastructure Project Award Winner

  • Biosolids Drying Facility, Great Lakes Water Authority

Innovation Project Award Winner

  • Paine Field, Snohomish County, Washington

Service Project Award Winner

  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation Headquarters, Madison, Wisconsin

Outstanding Legal Advisor Finalists

  • Hawkins Delafield & Wood, LLP
  • Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP
  • Nossaman LLP

Outstanding Financial Advisor Finalists

  • ARUP
  • EY
  • KPMG

Outstanding Technical Advisor Winner

  • ARUP

Outstanding Emerging Project Finalists

  • Central 70, Denver, Colorado
  • Gordie Howe International Bridge, Detroit, Michigan — Windsor, Ontario
  • Howard County Courthouse, Howard County, Maryland
  • Los Angeles International Airport Consolidated Rent-A-Car & Automated People Mover, Los Angeles, California