Alicia Cuervo joined Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in February 2018. As VP of Development, Design and Construction, she is responsible for global shoreside construction projects for NCLH.
Prior to entering the private construction sector, Alicia’s administrative career was significantly forged through her education as a civil engineer and experience of more than 20 years with government as a senior administrator. She began her career in government as an intern in public policy related to engineering, in Washington, D.C. Upon finishing her education in civil engineering, she was selected for the state training program with the Florida Department of Transportation where she was trained to balance multi-modal transportation systems that included major capital project oversight. She later became the assistant city manager of City of Homestead where she oversaw the city’s capital program after hurricane Andrew and its Building and Public Works Departments. She later worked with Miami-Dade County as the assistant county manager where she was responsible for the oversight and administration of the county’s Capital Improvement Program, the County’s Building, Building Code Compliance Departments and emergency management programs. She finished her career in government as the chief of operations and assistant city manager at the City of Miami where she again was responsible for the managing the city’s Capital Improvement Plan, Building and Zoning, Public Works Departments and emergency programs. Since 2011 she represented OHL, one of the largest global construction companies as the vice president of project development.
Alicia was born in Richmond, Virginia and now resides in Miami, Florida with her son Garrett, 17.
Alicia is a winner of the Governor’s Distinguished Service Award for Excellence in Engineering; a Dorothy Ryan Award recipient for Excellence in Leadership among Women; and recipient of the Roy F. Kenzie Redevelopment Award for Outstanding New Building Project. She is also a member of the National Association of Women in Construction and Diversity Council.