Ms. Odessa L. Phillip, President and CEO of Assedo Consulting, is an engineer and transportation professional with 24 years of experience serving clients in the public and private sectors. Her work educates stakeholders, appointed and elected government officials, and communities on the impacts of engineering, transportation, and construction projects.
Ms. Phillip serves on the WTS International Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and is a sitting Director on the WTS Foundation Board, which is responsible for scholarships, research, and training for college students and young professionals.
Ms. Phillip is President of the Maryland Chapter of the Council of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO). COMTO’s mission is to ensure opportunities and maximum participation in the transportation industry for minority individuals, veterans, people with disabilities and certified small, minority owned businesses.
Ms. Phillip has worked as an adjunct professor in the Civil Engineering Department at Howard University and sits on the Advisory Board for the Department. She holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Howard University, a master’s degree in construction project management from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a professional engineers (P.E.) license in Maryland.