Adam Hesketh

Adam Hesketh

Chief Executive Officer

Adam leads SH 130 Concession Co. as its Chief Executive Officer.

He first joined the company in 2022 as CFO before becoming CEO in 2023. He brings to SH 130 two decades of management and financial experience, including 15 years focused on US infrastructure development and operations. He most recently worked at KPMG as managing director in the firm’s infrastructure advisory practice, where he assisted governments in addressing key infrastructure priorities. He also spent over 15 years at Transurban in a variety of roles, including as CFO North America and Vice President of Development for North America.

Adam was previously nominated for the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s 2018 Division/Group CFO of the year and Virginia Business 2018 CFO of the year.

At SH 130, he oversees the senior management team, financial planning and analysis, internal controls and compliance, capital management, and the company’s debt financing and rating processes.

Adam is a registered chartered accountant and holds Commerce and Information Systems degrees from the University of Melbourne.

Jeff Billows

Jeff Billows

Chief Operating Officer

Jeff leads the operations team at SH 130 including capital improvements, asset lifecycle maintenance and tolling.

He was most recently an expert consultant with McKinsey & Company working with public sector agencies and infrastructure investors in the delivery of their large, strategic projects. Prior to that, he was a Project Director and Project Manager on large highway infrastructure design and construction projects. He has extensive experience leading project teams in project selection, permitting, design, construction, operations and maintenance.

At SH 130, Jeff leads the capital planning and execution, engineering, maintenance, tolling and compliance functions. He is leading initiatives to improve the physical infrastructure, lifecycle reliability and customer experience of the SH 130 physical assets.

Jeff earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Gonzaga University, and a PMP certification.

Ben Abeto

Ben Abeto

Chief Revenue Officer

Ben leads corporate strategy with a focus on commercial growth and revenue initiatives.

He previously held manager and consultant roles at Dell Technologies and Bain and Co. with experience in developing revenue growth, cost cutting, and organizational model strategies across information technology, airline, healthcare, and youth education non-profit industries. He also has extensive experience leading project teams as he served as a lead engineering program manager during his nine-year tenure in the US Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs and as a submarine officer, delivering critical weapons systems on budget and schedule to the US submarine fleet.

At SH130, Ben leads the development of all corporate strategy with a focus on commercial growth. He is leading initiatives such as partnering with national freight companies to create products and services that optimize toll usage, developing an analytics platform that gives the company insight into driver behavior, and creation of a customer loyalty program.

Ben earned a B.S. from the University of Texas, a M.S. in Systems Engineering from Naval Postgraduate School, and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

James Lovett

James Lovett

Director, Gov. Relations & Public Affairs

James oversees the company’s government affairs, communications and community relations initiatives.

He joined SH 130 in 2018 as Director of Public Affairs. Prior to SH 130, James worked as Communications Director and Senior Consultant at a Texas-based consulting firm.

At SH130, James leads the development of all government relations, public affairs, communications and marketing initiatives. 

James earned a B.A. in journalism and mass communication from the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

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SH130 Concession Company

10800 N US 183 Hwy,
Buda, TX 78610

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