About

Advanced Infrastructure Technologies, Inc. (AIT Composites) is a leading provider of composite solutions for the infrastructure & construction industry.

 

AIT oversees two locations specializing in: composite bridge systems; concrete and structural reinforcement products; engineering services; and product research & development in collaboration with University of Maine's Advanced Structures & Composites Center (a top tier, interdisciplinary, and world-renowned research center).

 

AIT designs and manufactures composite bridge systems designed with AASHTO LRFD bridge design specifications. AIT manufactures a variety of composite products for the infrastructure and construction industry including, GBar®, GWall® and GPole™.

Executive Team

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Brit Svoboda

Founder, Chairman / CEO of Advanced Infrastructure Technologies, Inc.

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Ken Sweeney
Group President and Chief Engineer of AIT Composites

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Sandy Garrett

CFO of Advanced Infrastructure Technologies, Inc.

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Charles Robertson
International Business Development

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Bryan Green
Global Business Development

Board of Directors

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Brit Svoboda

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Sandy Garrett

Mark Rasmus

Hon. Greg Nadeau

Habib Dagher

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Hon. Ann Schneider

Board of Advisors

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Mark Kempton 

Southern California President, Kempton Strategies

Fmr. Project Director, Skanska Infrastructure Development Fmr. Director, Strategic Performance, Skanska 

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Hon. Victor Mendez 

Florida & Texas

Fmr. Deputy Secretary of Transportation, USDOT Fmr. Administrator, Federal Highway Administration Fmr. Director, Arizona Department of Transportation 

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Hon. Will Kempton 

California Fmr. Executive Director,

California Transportation Commission Fmr. Executive Director, Transportation California Fmr. Director, California Department of Transportation Fmr. CEO, Orange County Transportation Authority 

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Bill Davids, Ph.D, P.E. 

UMaine Professor of Civil Engineering; Chair, Dept. of Civil Engineering 

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David Matsuda

Washington, D.C. Principal, Matsuda and Associates LLC.

Fmr. Staff Attorney, Federal Railroad Administration

Fmr. Maritime Administrator for the U.S. Department of Transportation

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John Horsley 

Pacific Northwest & Washington, D.C. Principal, John Horsley and Associates

Fmr. Executive Director, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 

Fmr. Advocate for intermodal policies and quality of life initiatives, USDOT 

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Hon. Ann Schneider

AIT Composites 

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Brit Svoboda
Chairman & CEO

Acts as the face of Advanced Infrastructure Technologies. Leads the Board of Directors, collaborates with strategic partners, our group president, and senior management to ensure long term goals and strategies are achieved. Brit has guided Advanced Infrastructure Technologies from the ground up. Today, Brit looks to ensure the success of Advanced Infrastructure Technologies and make positive changes in the transportation and infrastructure industry by promoting more sustainable products.

Ken Sweeney, P.E., ENV-SP
Group President & Chief Engineer

Former Chief Engineer, Maine DOT

Former Member, AASHTO Research and Technology Implementation Committees

Leads the senior management team, ensuring day-to-day operations are successful and strategic goals are met. Ken spreads information about the benefits of composites to the structural engineering community through conventions and seminars. He is one of the leaders fighting for composites to be more prominent in this industry.  As the former Chief Engineer of Maine DOT, Ken brings a deeper understanding of the problems faced in our transportation infrastructure.

Senior Management Team

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Tim Kenerson, P.E.
Vice President of Engineering

BS in Civil Engineering- University of Maine- Summa Cum Laude 

Coordinates with consultant engineers and owners on the project design process and manages the engineering team who work together to bring the project from concept to contract. This can include preliminary or concept level design, estimating, final design engineering, specification writing, plan generation and review, load ratings, and contract procurement. After product fabrication, delivery, and installation; the engineering team will also generate As-Built Load Ratings, Quality Assurance Reports, and As-Built Plans.

Wendell Harriman II, P.E., CCT.
Vice President of Operations

BS in Civil Engineering & Construction Management Technology - University of Maine

Leads and oversees all manufacturing and field operations; including staffing, scheduling, quality assurance, and safety for AIT. Provides contractor technical assistance for project installations.

Carmala Buzzell, CCT.

QC/QA Manager

A.S. Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

A.S. Business Management

-Eastern Maine Community College

Responsibilities at AIT vary greatly from general office support to assisting the design engineers with drawing production to quality control of manufactured products. 

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Bill Ard
Vice President of Technology
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David Rodriguez
Assistant Vice President of Operations
B.S. Mechanical Engineering - University of Maine

 
Gabrielle Kwiatkowski
Controller
Sean Madden
Plant Manager

Strategic Partners

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In partnering with UMaine’s world renowned ASCC the company gains from joint product research and development as well as gained optimizations from ASCC’s other research work in related fields. See additional ASCC information at https://composites.umaine.edu

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With a structured agreement between IV and AIT, the company benefits from the addition of an outstanding group of senior government executives advising and supporting marketing efforts with AIT through Market Development and Strategic Communications. For company overview www.infrastructureventures.com 

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ACMA is the largest composites trade organization in the world with an enrollment of over 3,000 companies representing over 300,000 employees. AIT benefits by its relationship and involvement in education, access to market intelligence, governmental affairs in dealing with federal and state agency regulations, and support in market growth through increasing awareness and utilization of composite messaging and actions. www.acmanet.org

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The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) is the organization that developed and manages Envision, a framework that encourages systemic changes in the planning, design, and delivery of sustainable and resilient infrastructure through education, training, and third-party project verification. For more information on sustainable infrastructure, visit https://sustainableinfrastructure.org/