Marilisa is the Director of Project Controls for Metro New York at AECOM. She focuses on large, complex projects, including New York City’s Build It Back, for which she is currently responsible for program finance, controls, and contract administration. Marilisa also manages the Deputy Project Manager Program, which she created in 2016 to mentor young construction management professionals and integrate them into the business lines. Previously, Marilisa served as Global Project Controls Manager for a capital delivery partnership with an international pharmaceutical provider and focused on design and construction integration and global delivery. She began her career at AECOM with the risk management team, conducting assessments for multibillion-dollar infrastructure projects, including the Purple line in Baltimore and the Riyadh Metro in Saudi Arabia, for which she was also responsible for key financial aspects.