Stephen Sigmund

Chief of Public Outreach, The Gateway Program Development Corporation

Stephen Sigmund is the Chief of Public Outreach for the Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC), overseeing efforts to build public support for the Gateway infrastructure plans. He has more than 25 years of experience in public affairs and policy work in the New Jersey and New York region. Mr. Sigmund was previously Chief of Public and Government Affairs for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and Executive Director of Global Gateway Alliance. Mr. Sigmund also served as Director of Communications and Policy for the New York City Council and Acting Communications Director for the New Jersey Governor's Office. In addition to building support for Gateway — most noted for its efforts to build a rail tunnel under the Hudson River — he communicates developments to external partners and serve as chief public spokesman for the program.