- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
On July 24, 2017, Brandye Hendrickson was named Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) after having built a reputation as a strong leader while Commissioner of the Indiana DOT. As the FHWA's Acting Administrator, she puts her 20 years of business experience to work leading a 2,900-person federal agency and maximizing its $44 billion annual budget. She is only the second woman to head the FHWA, and has a deep appreciation for the strength of an organization filled with people of different backgrounds and perspectives.
She has a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and is a Professional in Human Resources.