VDOT Leadership

Stephen C. Brich, P.E.

Commissioner



Stephen C. Brich was named commissioner of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) by then Gov.-Elect Ralph Northam in December 2017.

At the time,  a vice president with Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc., focusing on transportation-related matters in Virginia.

He has more than 25 years of experience, specializing in traffic engineering, safety, operations, transportation planning and research.

Prior to joining Kimley-Horn, he served in several senior roles with VDOT, including as the assistant district urban program manager, division administrator-Operations Management and assistant division administrator – Mobility Management.

He successfully led and managed a wide array of transportation-related projects and studies during his tenure with VDOT, as well as in a consultant capacity.

He also has been instrumental in developing various policy directives for VDOT as it relates to traffic engineering and transportation system management and operations.

He began his career as an engineering technician in Norfolk.

Brich holds a Bachelors of Science degree in civil engineering from Old Dominion University and a Masters of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Virginia.

He is a registered engineer in Maryland and Virginia.

Brich is from the Hampton Roads area.

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