Theresa Rodriguez currently serves as President of BayTran, a non-profit advocacy organization focused on improving infrastructure and reducing traffic congestion within Houston’s Bay Area region.
Theresa most recently served the greater Houston region as a transportation and public affairs consultant. Before working as an independent consultant, she represented Arup, a global engineering firm of 11,000 staff in 80 countries. She led marketing efforts for Arup’s Houston office, and provided strategic business development guidance.
Prior to joining Arup, Theresa worked for eight years in the Greater Houston Partnership’s Public Policy Division, working on issues from transportation to quality of life and education. She managed the Transportation Policy Program for five years, during which time she oversaw several policy committees totaling over 300 members, and developed some of GHP’s most successful and longest running signature member events. Theresa provided policy analysis and strategic advice on transportation initiatives through several legislative sessions, and worked closely with a number of our local transportation agencies and officials to advance initiatives at all levels of government.
Theresa attended the University of Texas at Austin. She is a graduate of the METRO Transit Academy, a Leadership Houston Class XXXIII Fellow, and volunteer with Barrio Dogs, Inc., an East Houston based non-profit organization addressing Houston’s animal overpopulation crisis through community education efforts.
She has been an engaged TAG member, providing valued support and advice since TAG’s inception.