Shawn Ames

Shawn Ames
Deputy Director, Office of Planning
Extensive experience in project management, administration, capital programming, procurement and real estate. Responsible for the overall vision of and short- and long-term planning projects/programs for Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) and Martin State Airports (MTN).

Project Management
  • Manage multiple planning and real estate contracts for BWI/MTN; $2 million annual authority.
  • Manage BWI Master Plan/Airport Layout Plan updates and technical airside, landside and terminal planning studies.
  • Oversee management of real estate contract services performed to acquire, dispose, assess, appraise, survey and lease airport owned property.
  • Manage six employees ranging from Senior Project Manager to Administrative Assistant.
  • Prepare budgets; authorize and monitor capital/operational expenditures.
  • Establish and enforce policies regarding contractual authority.
Capital Programming
  • Generate annual capital requests for BWI and MTN planning/real estate projects.
  • Served on multiple selection panels; awarded over $60 million in contract authority since 2000.