Patrick D. Jones is Executive Director & CEO of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association. IBTTA is the worldwide association for toll facility owners and operators and the businesses that serve tolling. IBTTA members operate toll facilities in 25 countries on six continents around the world. Since assuming this position in 2002, Jones has built IBTTA into the principal advocate for toll-financed transportation and the leader in producing high quality educational experiences for toll industry professionals. Under Jones's leadership, IBTTA revitalized its premier journal Tollways, created the IBTTA Leadership Academy, and introduced many new programs including the Transportation Finance Summit, Violation Enforcement Summit, Special Summit on Open Road Tolling, and its first workshops in South America, Australia and South Africa. Before coming to IBTTA, Jones held senior management positions at the American Trucking Associations, the American Public Transportation Association, and the Health Insurance Association of America. Jones holds a BA in political science from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and an MBA from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia.