Mary Lamie, P.E., is the executive director of the St. Louis Regional Freightway, an enterprise of Bi-State Development. She is responsible for developing public-private partnerships in the eight-county St. Louis region to optimize the region’s freight transportation network, and creating the foundation for planning, marketing and advocacy of the bi-state region as a national freight hub. To help drive economic growth, she works closely with manufacturing and logistics industry leaders and local, state and national public sector leaders. She has more than 25 years of experience in transportation, engineering and management, including 23 years with the Illinois Department of Transportation.