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Jennifer D. Aument

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Jennifer D. Aument is group general manager for North America for Transurban, where she leads the company's U.S. business. She has overseen Transurban's innovative and high-tech toll roads, the I-495 and I-95 Express Lanes, in the Washington, D.C., region. Previously, she held positions with Bechtel Corp. and Dittus Communications.

Aument has served as commissioner and executive committee member of the Virginia Port Authority. She holds an MBA from George Washington University and a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from West Virginia University.

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