Bonet is an industry advocate for diversity in the transportation industry
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Feb. 2, 2022) – Eugenio Bonet, HNTB West Division operations officer and associate vice president, has been named to the board of directors for Latinos in Transit for a two-year term. In addition, Bonet also was unanimously voted in as the new treasurer for the non-profit, membership-based organization.
LIT is committed to promoting the advancement of Latinos and other minorities in the transportation sector. Bonet joins other industry professionals on the board to lead and implement the organization’s five-year strategic plan. He previously served on the corporate advisory committee which supports the board of directors with key initiative implementation.
“HNTB continues to be committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the transportation industry across the country. Eugenio’s increased involvement as a director will further support LIT’s ongoing efforts to engage and promote advancement opportunities for Latinos and other minorities into positions of influence,” said Wayne Feuerborn, HNTB West Division president. “His experience and involvement will have a positive impact in further transitioning LIT into a nationally recognized organization.”
Based in the firm’s Santa Ana office, Bonet leads the operations processes for the West Division in support of the annual strategic plan to achieve corporate growth for the region. He joined HNTB’s Dallas office in 2005 and previously served as district business manager, deputy director and project controls lead for design-build projects across the firm.
“This year, HNTB has increased its involvement with LIT as a Diamante member, which elevates the firm’s leadership position within the organization, helps drive key strategic objectives, and elevates HNTB’s ongoing advocacy for diversity in our profession,” said Bonet.
LIT was founded in 2016 as a resource for Latinos and minorities in transportation professions. Members benefit from networking, mentorship and support in reaching advancement goals.