Heather Furey is the Director of Capital Projects and Land Management at San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS). Heather joined MTS in 2019 after spending 20 years in the private sector, assisting public clients with planning, design and construction of transportation projects. At MTS, Heather is leading a team of engineers managing and implementing the agency’s capital improvement program and enhancing MTS owned real estate assets with Transit Oriented Developments.
Heather has a BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University, is a licensed civil engineer. Upon retirement, Heather and her husband Chuck plan to cruise the world’s waterways aboard their sailboat. Practice runs have included a sail from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 2019 and two trips from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta.