Executive Biography

Executive Director
Michelle Maikisch

Michelle Maikisch, Executive Director of the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX), manages the daily operations of the agency’s 125-mile expressway system serving the nearly 80 million residents and visitors traveling throughout Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. She is responsible for advancing the agency’s mission of providing a world-class integrated mobility network by delivering critical infrastructure projects in a $4 billion Five-Year Work Plan. Ms. Maikisch prioritizes the continuation of CFX’s legacy of innovative transportation solutions while providing performance excellence in the areas of customer service, safety, and fiscal management.With over 23 years of public and private transportation experience, 20 of those years working for or with CFX, Ms. Maikisch has provided CFX with policy and budget oversight, spearheaded the first performance-driven strategic business plan, executed new organizational strategies and promoted a culture of responsiveness.Throughout Ms. Maikisch’s career, she has made community and industry service a priority. She is currently serving as a member of Women in Transportation (WTS), Chief of Staff Association, ASPIRE Policy Committee, E-ZPASS Group Policy and Communications Committees and is a graduate of Leadership Orlando (Class 81).  A graduate of Florida State University, Ms. Maikisch is an avid Seminole fan.
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