Rodney is Sr. Vice Presdient and the Regional Managing Director of the Construction Services Group for Aon Risk Services, Southwest Region. He also is a member of Aon’s National Infrasctructure Services Team, providing risk consultaiton to owners and contractors on debt and performance security solutions for P3 transactions.
Experience: Rodney has 25 years experience in construction risk management and industry- leading expertise for P3 transactions. Prior to joining Aon in April 2013, Rodney was Balfour Beatty Construction's national Sr. VP for Public Private Partnerships. Prior to his national P3 role at Balfour Beatty Construction, Rodney was Regional Sr. VP and Chief Legal Officer for Balfour Beatty's Central Region for 10 years responsible for all contract and risk management matters.
Rodney was instrumental in passing Texas' P3 law in 2011 and the amendment to the statute in 2015 that established the Center for Alternative Procurement and Finance. He is active in the AIAI Law & Legislative Committee and the Texas Infrastructure Council and has been involved in the evolution of P3 statutes and P3 policy in Florida, Georgia, California, and Colorado and is currently working on behalf of the AIAI in several other states. His current focus is establishing a repeatable model for P3 centers of excellence as the next phase of P3 in the US.
Rodney was a partner with the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult & Cummings before joining Balfour Beatty and was a mechanical design and field engineer in the design/build power plant sector before going to law school.
Education: Rodney earned an B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M, and his law degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.