Terri Mestas is the Chief Development Officer for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). She is responsible for overseeing several development projects at LAWA, including the Landside Access Modernization Program, Terminal Development Improvement Program, and Airfield and Terminal Modernization Project. Before joining LAWA, she held the position of Senior Director for Capital Projects, Modernization, Planning, Design and Construction at The California Institute of Technology, where she led a multi-disciplinary team managing complex projects across 124 acres and other satellite locations. She has also held several positions for AECOM, including Vice President, Federal Market Sector Leader, Principal in Charge, and Program Manager for various projects. Ms. Mestas is an expert on physical security and is certified as a LEED Accredited Professional, Project Manager, and Construction Manager.