MADISON, WIS. – David Montesinos joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in January 1991. As an airport development engineer, Montesinos is responsible for managing projects at seven airports around Wisconsin – the largest being Dane County Regional Airport in Madison. His duties include helping the airports develop a realistic and achievable capital improvement plan; negotiating and contracting with consultants for planning, design and construction engineering services; conducting plan reviews; and working as a liaison between local sponsors and state and federal agencies.
Montesinos earned a bachelor’s of science degree in civil and environmental engineering in 1990 from the University of Wisconsin – Madison (Go Badgers!), with an emphasis in transportation engineering. He also attended the University of Maryland in Augsburg, Germany in 1984 while serving in the United States Army.
Montesinos is originally from Queens, New York, but went to high school in Appleton, Wisconsin where his sisters and parents still live. He also enjoys music production, traveling, hiking, biking and micro breweries.