Cynthia Guidry is the Deputy Executive Director over the Planning and Development Group for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). In this position, she manages a dynamic team of professionals and technical staff to plan, define, and deliver LAWA’s multi-billion dollar Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and manages improvement projects that support the operation of our airports. Her staff also oversees LAWA’s Signage, Wayfinding and Graphic Arts program, and LAWA’s innovative Public Art and Exhibition program.
Guidry joined LAWA in August 2001 and during her tenure has held a number of positions. She previously led the Capital Programming, Planning and Engineering Group, including Environmental and Land Use Planning, Central Utilities Plant, and Facilities and Technical Services Division, in several accomplishments that she credits to her outstanding staff and determination to improve all LAWA airports. Her team has been responsible for planning the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) for the Automated People Mover (APM), Consolidated Rent-A-Car Center (ConRAC) and Intermodal Transportation Facilities.
Guidry, who has a Professional Engineer license from the State of California, has over 25 years of planning, engineering, and professional experience working with the City of Los Angeles. She serves on the Board of Directors for both the Los Angeles Chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) and the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce.
Guidry holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Irvine.