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September, 2017

The City of San José Announces New Director of Aviation

The City of San José Announces New Director of Aviation SAN JOSE, Calif. - Amid unprecedented expansion spurred by dozens of new flights, San José's downtown airport will now have a new leader at its helm - but it's a familiar face to those in the aviation industry. John Aitken has been named the new aviation director at Mineta San José International Airport. Read More

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Announces New Deputy Director, Aviation

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Announces New Deputy Director, Aviation NEW YORK, N.Y. - Charles Everett has been named the new Deputy Director, Aviation in the Aviation Department headquarters for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). Read More

August, 2017

Brad Weston to Join Ricondo & Associates as Managing Consultant

Brad Weston to Join Ricondo & Associates as Managing Consultant ORLANDO, Florida - Ricondo & Associates has selected Brad Weston as Managing Consultant. In this position, Mr. Weston will be responsible for performing advanced forecasting and business planning analyses for airport clients. His role will include supervision, training and direction to subordinate staff. Read More

July, 2017

Kenton County Airport Board Selects Director of Accounting, Capital Assets

Kenton County Airport Board Selects Director of Accounting, Capital Assets CINCINNATI/NORTHERN, KY - The Kenton County Airport Board has selected Joseph Moratalla, CISA, CPA, as Director of Accounting, Capital Assets for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Read More

Lynchburg Regional Airport Selected New Airport Deputy Director

Lynchburg Regional Airport Selected New Airport Deputy Director LYNCHBURG, VA - Following a nationwide search,the City of Lynchburg has selected Marcelo Lima, A.A.E., to be the new Airport Deputy Director at the Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH). Lima is slated to begin his new position on August 9. In his new role, Lima will act as the Chief Operating Officer with over site of operations, planning and project management, and safety and security of Lynchburg Regional Airport. Read More

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Selected New Senior Manager, Airport Dining & Retail

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Selected New Senior Manager, Airport Dining & Retail SEATTLE - The Port of Seattle has selected Dawn Hunter as Senior Manager, Airport Dining and Retail for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. In this position, Ms. Hunter will be responsible for maximizing non-aeronautical revenue; providing an exceptional customer experience for the travelling public; ensuring quality operations of existing businesses; and supporting the creation of jobs through the development of new leasing opportunities. Read More

New Orleans Aviation Board Announces Deputy Director of Aviation - Business & Financial Management

New Orleans Aviation Board Announces  Deputy Director of Aviation - Business & Financial Management The New Orleans Aviation Board has selected Henrietta Brown as Deputy Director of Aviation - Business & Financial Management for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). In this position, she will be responsible for overseeing the business and finance matters airport-wide, including budgeting and accounting, financial planning and analysis, external audit preparations, coordinating airport financial goals with the City, and working to secure grants and bonds to finance capital improvements, air service development, and properties and business development. Read More

Shannetta Griffin, PE, to join Columbus Regional Airport Authority as Chief Development Officer

Shannetta Griffin, PE, to join Columbus Regional Airport Authority as Chief Development Officer COLUMBUS – Aviation industry veteran Shannetta Griffin, PE, will join the Columbus Regional Airport Authority as its Chief Development Officer in mid-July. Read More

Telluride Regional Airport Authority Announces Airport/FBO Manager

Telluride Regional Airport Authority Announces Airport/FBO Manager Telluride Regional Airport Authority (TRAA) has selected Kenneth Maenpa, CM as Airport/FBO Manager for the Telluride Regional Airport (TEX). In this position, Mr. Maenpa will be responsible for implementing TRAA’s policies and directives and planning, directing and coordinating the work of all administrative, line and staff personnel and airport operations. Mr. Maenpa will also oversee all aspects of the FBO including customer relations, line operations, fuel sales, hangar leasing, marketing, new business development, quality control, human resources, and environmental and safety compliance. Read More

June, 2017

Kenton County Airport Board Announces Director, Asset Management

Kenton County Airport Board Announces Director, Asset Management The Kenton County Airport Board has selected Aaron Davis, IAP, CM, PMP as Director of Asset Management for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. In this position, he will conduct, manage and program airport infrastructure condition assessments to plan for refurbishments, retrofits, upgrades and/or replacements into the future. Mr. Davis will also establish inspections, recommend preventive maintenance programs, and conduct condition assessments that allow for maximum sustainability and energy management, ensuring efficient operations and reliability. Read More

Columbus Regional Airport Authority Announces New Chief Development Officer

Columbus Regional Airport Authority Announces New Chief Development Officer COLUMBUS – Aviation industry veteran Shannetta Griffin, PE, will join the Columbus Regional Airport Authority as its Chief Development Officer in mid-July. Read More

Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Announces Deputy Executive Dir, Planning & Development

Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Announces Deputy Executive Dir, Planning & Development The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has selected Patrick Lammerding as Deputy Executive Director of Planning & Development for the Hollywood Burbank Airport. In this position, he will oversee maintenance, engineering, environmental, planning, design and construction services. Mr. Lammerding will also be responsible for developing and implementing the airport’s current fiscal year Capital Construction Plan, and updating the four-year look-ahead Capital Plan. He will coordinate with governing regulatory and funding agencies on designated capital projects; manage outside consultants on capital projects being managed by the engineering department; oversee contractors and other entities engaged in construction services as part of the execution of the Airport’s Capital Construction Plan; and manage, monitor and assure that all engineering project deliverables comply with all governing code and regulatory requirements. Read More

Brüel & Kjaer EMS Americas Announces New Senior Business Development Manager - Airports

Brüel & Kjaer EMS Americas Announces New Senior Business Development Manager - Airports Brüel & Kjaer EMS Americas has selected Jonathon Blair as Senior Business Development Manager - Airports. In his new role, he will have responsibility to drive new opportunities across the EMS Airports product range primarily in the Americas. This will include driving incremental revenue and 100% renewals across the existing customer base; increasing bookings and revenue; growing market share, and enhancing the customer experience to meet the company’s annual sales targets. Read More

Eagle County Regional Airport Announces Director of Aviation

Eagle County Regional Airport Announces Director of Aviation Eagle County Regional Airport has selected Kip Turner as Director of Aviation. In his new role beginning June 19, he will provide strategic vision for the airport, developing key relationships in the aviation industry, designing marketing strategies, and directing the overall operation of the Eagle County Airport under the general direction of the County Manager. The position oversees the terminal, operations, maintenance, compliance, safety and administrative activities for the airport. Read More

Kenton County Airport Board Announces Senior Manager – Financial Reporting

Kenton County Airport Board Announces Senior Manager – Financial Reporting The Kenton County Airport Board has selected Jarrod Green as Senior Manager – Financial Reporting for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring the successful preparation, analysis and distribution of internal and external financial statement reporting and other financial reporting and analysis work as assigned. Read More

New Orleans Airport Board Announces Kevin Dolliole as Director of Aviation

New Orleans Airport Board Announces Kevin Dolliole as Director of Aviation The New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) has announced the appointment of Kevin Dolliole as the permanent Director of Aviation, effective June 26, 2017. Dolliole will replace Mark Reis, who was appointed as the interim Director of Aviation last December. Dolliole joins the NOAB after serving as Director of Airports at St. Louis Lambert International Airport and Aviation Director at San Antonio International Airport. Dolliole has previously served in several executive positions at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, including Acting Director of Aviation. Read More

May, 2017

City of San Antonio Announces Aviation Deputy Director

City of San Antonio Announces Aviation Deputy Director The City of San Antonio has selected Thomas Bartlett as Aviation Deputy Director for the San Antonio Airport System (SAAS). In his new role, he will exercise broad authority for overseeing airport operations, maintenance, airport safety/security, aircraft rescue and firefighting, terminal and passenger services, capital improvement projects, air service development and parking ground transportation through the Assistant Directors for the SAAS. Read More

Fort Smith Airport Commission Announces Airport Director

Fort Smith Airport Commission Announces Airport Director The Fort Smith Airport Commission has selected Michael Griffin, C.M. as Airport Director. Read More

City of Amarillo Announces Director of Aviation

City of Amarillo Announces Director of Aviation The City of Amarillo has selected Michael Conner, C.M. as Director of Aviation for the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport. In this position, he will manage both the strategic development and day-to-day business operations of the Airport. Mike will be responsible for ensuring that the Airport is positioned to provide all necessary services to passengers, tenants, and other users through prudent management and strategic planning. He will manage all airport operations, including the implementation of the Airport Master Plan and capital projects. Read More

April, 2017

Melbourne Airport Authority Announces Finance Services Manager

Melbourne Airport Authority Announces Finance Services Manager The Melbourne Airport Authority has selected Karen Walker as Finance Services Manager. In this position, she will perform professional accounting duties in the analysis, preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports and provide technical assistance to the Senior Director of Finance & Administration. Walker will be called upon to perform a variety of complex highly technical accounting activities necessary for the effective management of the Airport’s fiscal affairs to include professional accounting duties in the analysis and maintenance of a variety of accounting and financial records and systems, including capital and operating budgets, the general ledger and fixed assets. Read More

Indianapolis Airport Authority Announces New General Counsel

Indianapolis Airport Authority Announces New General Counsel The Indianapolis Airport Authority has selected Jeffery M. Mallamad as General Counsel. In his new role, he will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction as it relates to the Authority's government affairs as well as legal responsibilities and rights. Mallamad will serve as a member of the Executive Management Team and will provide policy-level assistance in the management, development, operation of the airport's and ancillary facilities and legal services for the benefit of the airport. He will also coordinate and supervise the contractual and leasing responsibilities of the airport and will be responsible for the airport's land acquisition program and legal assistance to the airport's staff and Board. Read More

Melbourne Airport Authority Announces Finance Services Manager

Melbourne Airport Authority Announces Finance Services Manager The Melbourne Airport Authority has selected Karen Walker as Finance Services Manager. In this position, she will perform professional accounting duties in the analysis, preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports and provide technical assistance to the Senior Director of Finance & Administration. Walker will be called upon to perform a variety of complex highly technical accounting activities necessary for the effective management of the Airport’s fiscal affairs to include professional accounting duties in the analysis and maintenance of a variety of accounting and financial records and systems, including capital and operating budgets, the general ledger and fixed assets. Read More

February, 2017

The Kenton County Airport Board Selects New Director of Information Technology

The Kenton County Airport Board Selects New Director of Information Technology The Kenton County Airport Board has selected Kevin Jones to be the new Director of Information Technology at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) beginning February 27. Read More

The Kenton County Airport Board Selects New Senior Project Manager/Engineer

The Kenton County Airport Board Selects New Senior Project Manager/Engineer The Kenton County Airport Board has selected Alison Chadwell to be the new Senior Project Manager/Engineer at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) beginning February 27. Read More

The Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust Selects New Chief Executive Officer

The Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust Selects New  Chief Executive Officer TULSA, OK – Following a nationwide search, the Airports Improvement Trust has selected Mark VanLoh, A.A.E., to be the new Chief Executive Officer. VanLoh is slated to begin his new position on February 13, 2017. Read More

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Selects New Deputy Director

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Selects New  Deputy Director MESA, AZ – Following a nationwide search, the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority has selected Scott Brownlee, C.M., to be the new Deputy Director at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). Brownlee is slated to begin his new position on February 13, 2017. Read More

December, 2016

Louis Armstrong International Airport Announces New Interim Director

Louis Armstrong International Airport Announces New Interim Director NEW ORLEANS, LA - The New Orleans Aviation Board named Mark Reis as the interim director of aviation at Louis Armstrong International Airport. Read More

Colorado Springs Airport Names New Aviation Director

Colorado Springs Airport Names New Aviation Director COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Greg Phillips, executive director of aviation at the Eagle County Regional Airport, has been named aviation director for the Colorado Springs Airport, starting Jan. 30. Read More

The City of San José Announces New Deputy Director of Innovation and Business Development

The City of San José Announces New  Deputy Director of Innovation and Business Development SAN JOSE, CA – Following a nationwide search, the City of San José selected Rebecca Baer to be the new Deputy Director of Innovation and Business Development at the Norman Y Mineta San José International Airport (SJC). Baer began her new position on December 5, 2016. Read More

The Capital Region Airport Authority Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer

The Capital Region Airport Authority Announces New  President and Chief Executive Officer LANSING, MI – Following a nationwide search, the Capital Region Airport Authority has selected Wayne Sieloff, A.A.E., to be the new President and Chief Executive Officer at the Capital Region International Airport (LAN). Read More

The City of Rapid City Announces New Airport Deputy Director

The City of Rapid City Announces New  Airport Deputy Director RAPID CITY, SD – Following a nationwide search, the City of Rapid City has selected Matt Whitelock, C.M., A.C.E., to be the new Airport Deputy Director at the Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP). Read More

November, 2016

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)  Selects New Director, Aviation Business & Finance

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)  Selects New Director, Aviation Business & Finance BOSTON, MA – Following a nationwide search, the Massachusetts Port Authority has selected Dan Gallagher to be the new director of aviation business and finance. Gallagher will begin his new position in early October. Read More

The Lincoln Airport Authority Announces New Deputy Director of Finance & Administration

The Lincoln Airport Authority Announces New  Deputy Director of Finance & Administration LINCOLN, NE – Following a nationwide search, the Lincoln Airport Authority has selected Jennifer Ekeler to be the new Deputy Director of Finance & Administration at Lincoln Airport. Ekeler is scheduled to begin her new position on November 7. Read More

Jeff Mulder Named Executive Director of Southwest Florida International Airport

Jeff Mulder Named Executive Director  of Southwest Florida International Airport FORT MYERS – The Lee County Port Authority is pleased to announce that Jeff Mulder, A.A.E. will become the new executive director at Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field on January 1. Read More

October, 2016

The Panama City-Bay County Airport & Industrial District Announces New Director of Finance & Admin

The Panama City-Bay County Airport & Industrial District Announces New Director of Finance & Admin Panama City Beach, FL – Following a nationwide search, the Panama City-Bay County Airport and Industrial District has selected Darlene Nelson to be the Director of Finance and Administration at the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP). Nelson began her new position in September. Read More

September, 2016

Eagle County, Colorado Announces New Assistant Director of Aviation

Eagle County, Colorado Announces New  Assistant Director of Aviation GYPSUM, CO – Following a nationwide search, Eagle County, Colorado has selected Andrew (Andy) Solsvig, C.M., to be the new Assistant Director of Aviation at the Vail/Eagle Airport (EGE). Solsvig began his new position on September 12. Read More

The Omaha Airport Authority Announces New Operations Manager

The Omaha Airport Authority Announces New  Operations Manager OMAHA, NE – Following a nationwide search, the Omaha Airport Authority has selected Matthew (Matt) Aubry, C.M., to be the new Operations Manager at Eppley Airfield (OMA) and Millard Airport (MLE). Aubry began his new position on September 12. Read More

August, 2016

Hollywood Burbank Airport Names Industry Veteran Miller as New Executive Director

Hollywood Burbank Airport Names Industry Veteran Miller as New Executive Director Following a nationwide search that attracted some of the well-respected names in aviation, Frank Miller, A.A.E., has accepted an offer from TBI Airport Management, Inc. (TBI), the Airport Authority’s management firm, to oversee day-to-day operations as the Executive Director of the Hollywood Burbank Airport. Miller is slated to begin his new role on September 6, 2016. Read More

The County of Orange Announces New Deputy Airport Director, Public Affairs for John Wayne Airport

The County of Orange Announces New Deputy Airport Director, Public Affairs for John Wayne Airport SANTA ANA, CA – Following a nationwide search, the County of Orange has named Eric Freed as the new Deputy Airport Director, Public Affairs for the John Wayne Airport. Read More

The Melbourne Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Director of Business Development

The Melbourne Airport Authority Announces  New Appointment for Director of Business Development MELBOURNE, FL – The Melbourne Airport Authority has named Mark Busalacchi as the new Director of Business Development at the Orlando-Melbourne International Airport (MLB). Read More

July, 2016

The Omaha Airport Authority Announces Selection of Senior Analyst,  Air Service Development

The Omaha Airport Authority Announces  Selection of Senior Analyst,  Air Service Development OMAHA, NE - After conducting a national search, the Omaha Airport Authority announces that Thomas Laming, C.M., will be the new Senior Analyst, Air Service Development at the Omaha International Airport. Laming will begin his new position in mid-July. Read More

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Announces Vice President, Communications & Community Affairs

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Announces Vice President, Communications & Community Affairs RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC - Following a nationwide search, The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority has announced that Kristie VanAuken has been selected to serve as Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs. Read More

King County Announces Selection of Business and Development Manager

King County Announces  Selection of Business and Development Manager SEATTLE, WA - After conducting a national search, King County would like to welcome Mark Witsoe, A.A.E., as their Business and Development Manager. Witsoe will begin his new position on July 18th at the King County International Airport (BFI). Read More

Pat Apone Hired as Deputy Executive Director of Finance and Administration

Pat Apone Hired as Deputy Executive Director of Finance and Administration Louisville, KY (June 28, 2016)—Skip Miller, Executive Director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, recently announced Pat Apone has accepted the position of Deputy Executive Director of Finance and Administration, effective Monday, August 1. Read More

June, 2016

The Chico Airport Commission Announces New Airport Manager

The Chico Airport Commission  Announces New Airport Manager CHICO, CA – Following a nationwide search, the Chico Airport Commission has selected Sherry Miller to be the new Airport Manager at the Chico Municipal Airport (CIC). Read More

WHPacific Announces New Aviation Project Manager

WHPacific Announces New Aviation Project Manager SEATTLE, WA – Following a nationwide search, WHPacific has selected Eric Strong to be the new Aviation Project Manager. Strong began his new position in May, 2016. Read More

May, 2016

The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority Announces New Airport Manager

The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority  Announces New Airport Manager OGDENSBURG, NY – Following a nationwide search, the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority has selected Patrick Sharrow to be the new Airport Manager at the Ogdensburg International Airport. Read More

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority Announces New General Mgr for the Ft Wayne Aero Center

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority Announces New General Mgr for the Ft Wayne Aero Center FORT WAYNE, IN – Following a nationwide search, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority has selected Joseph (Joe) Behling to be the new FBO General Manager at the Fort Wayne Aero Center, Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA). Behling is scheduled to start his new position in mid-June. Read More

The City of San Antonio Aviation Department Selects New Air Service Administrator

The City of San Antonio Aviation Department Selects New  Air Service Administrator As the Air Service Administrator for the City of San Antonio Aviation Department, Brian Pratte is responsible for leading the effort to attract new domestic and international air service at San Antonio International Airport. Read More

The Port of Seattle Announces New Airport Dining and Retail Senior Manager

The Port of Seattle Announces New  Airport Dining and Retail Senior Manager SEATTLE, WA – Following a nationwide search, the Port of Seattle has selected Lionel Vincenti to be the new Airport Dining and Retail Senior Manager at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Read More

April, 2016

The City of Brownsville Selects New Airport Director

The City of Brownsville Selects New Airport Director BROWNSVILLE, TX – Following a nationwide search, the City of Brownsville has selected Bryant Walker, C.M., to be the new Airport Director at the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO). Walker is slated to begin his new position in May. Read More

The Augusta Aviation Commission Selects New Executive Director

The Augusta Aviation Commission Selects  New Executive Director AUGUSTA, GA – Following a nationwide search, the Augusta Aviation Commission has selected Herbert Judon, A.A.E., to be the new Executive Director at the Augusta Regional Airport (AGS). Judon is slated to begin his new position at the end of April. Read More

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission Selects New Airport Manager

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission  Selects New Airport Manager MARTHA’S VINEYARD – Following a nationwide search, the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission has selected Ann Crook, A.A.E., to be the new Airport Manager at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY). An agreement was reached with Crook on April 4, after the commission interviewed three final candidates who were being considered for the position. Read More

March, 2016

The New Hanover County Airport Authority Selects New Director of Business Development

The New Hanover County Airport Authority Selects New Director of Business Development WILMINGTON, NC – Following a nationwide search, the New Hanover County Airport Authority has selected Carol LeTellier to be the new Director of Business Development at the Wilmington International Airport (ILM). Read More

The City of Santa Barbara Selects New Airport Business Development Manager

The City of Santa Barbara Selects New  Airport Business Development Manager SANTA BARBARA, CA – Following a nationwide search, the City of Santa Barbara has selected Deanna Zachrisson to be the new Airport Business Development Manager at the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA). Zachrisson will begin her new position on May 9, 2016. Read More

The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission Selects New Chief Financial Officer

The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission Selects New Chief Financial Officer LITTLE ROCK, AR – Following a nationwide search, the Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission has selected David Tipton to be the new Chief Financial Officer at the Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport (LIT). Read More

The City of Naples Airport Authority Selects New Executive Director

The City of Naples Airport Authority Selects New Executive Director NAPLES, FL – Following a nationwide search, the City of Naples Airport Authority has selected Christopher Rozansky, C.M., to be the new Executive Director at the Naples Municipal Airport (APF). Rozansky's first day at APF is March 28. Read More

February, 2016

Norfolk Airport Authority Announces New Executive Director

Norfolk Airport Authority Announces New Executive Director NORFOLK, VA – Following a nationwide search, the Norfolk Airport Authority has selected Robert Bowen, A.A.E., to be the new Executive Director at the Norfolk International Airport. Bowen will begin his new position on March 1, 2016. Read More

Melbourne Airport Authority Announces Selection of Director of Capital Improvements

Melbourne Airport Authority Announces Selection of  Director of Capital Improvements MELBOURNE, FL – Following a nationwide search, The Melbourne Airport Authority has selected David Perley to be the new Director of Capital Improvements at the Melbourne International Airport. Mr. Perley began his position on January 21, 2016. Read More

January, 2016

Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County Announces New Assistant Dir. Aviation & Ops

Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County Announces New Assistant Dir. Aviation & Ops MOLINE, IL – Following a nationwide search, The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County has selected Kenneth Carley, A.A.E. to be the new Assistant Director of Aviation & Operations at the Quad City International Airport. Carley is scheduled to begin his position on February 1, 2016. Read More

St. Joseph County Airport Authority Announces Selection of Director of Administration & Finance

St. Joseph County Airport Authority Announces Selection of Director of Administration & Finance SOUTH BEND, IN – Following a nationwide search, The St. Joseph County Airport Authority has selected Brock Zeeb to be the new Director of Administration and Finance at the South Bend International Airport (SBN). Zeeb is scheduled to begin his position at the end of January, 2016. Read More

December, 2015

Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority Announces Selection of Executive Director

Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority Announces Selection of Executive Director GRAND FORKS, ND – Following a nationwide search, the Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority has selected Ryan Riesinger to be the Executive Director at the Grand Forks International Airport. Riesinger began his new position on January 11, 2016. Read More

November, 2015

The Indianapolis Airport Authority Announces Selection of Business Development Analyst

The Indianapolis Airport Authority Announces  Selection of Business Development Analyst INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Following a nationwide search, the Indianapolis Airport Authority has selected Maggie Bishop to be the Business Development Analyst at the Indianapolis International Airport. Bishop will begin her new position on January 4, 2016. Read More

The Mohave County Airport Authority Announces Selection of Assistant Airport Director

The Mohave County Airport Authority Announces  Selection of Assistant Airport Director BULLHEAD CITY, AZ – Following a nationwide search, the Mohave County Airport Authority has selected Timothy Bannon to be the Assistant Airport Director at the Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (IFP). Bannon will begin his new position on December 14, 2015. Read More

King County Announces Selection of Airport Division Director

King County Announces  Selection of Airport Division Director SEATTLE, WA - Following a nationwide search, King County, Washington, which owns and operates King County International Airport, (better known as Boeing Field) has selected Randall Berg, A.A.E. to be the new Airport Division Director. He will begin his new position January 25, 2016. Read More

The Shreveport Airport Authority Announces Selection of Director of Airports

The Shreveport Airport Authority Announces Selection of Director of Airports SHREVEPORT, LA – Following a nationwide search, the Shreveport Airport Authority has selected Henry Thompson, A.A.E., to be the Director of Airports. Thompson was introduced to and confirmed by the Shreveport City Council on November 10, 2015. Read More

The Orange County Board of Supervisors Announces Selection of Airport Director

The Orange County Board of Supervisors Announces Selection of Airport Director SANTA ANA, CA – Following a nationwide search, the Orange County Board of Supervisors has selected Barry Rondinella, A.A.E., to be the new Airport Director at the John Wayne Airport (JWA). Rondinella is slated to begin his new role in mid-November, 2015. Read More

The Capital Region Airport Authority Announces New Director of Cargo & Global Logistics Development

The Capital Region Airport Authority Announces New Director of Cargo & Global Logistics Development LANSING, MI – Following a nationwide search, the Capital Region Airport Authority has selected Tom Cross to be the Director of Cargo & Global Logistics Development. Cross is replacing Gary Bartek and started his position on November 9, 2015. Read More

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Announces Selection of Deputy Director

The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority Announces Selection of Deputy Director MESA, AZ – Following a nationwide search, the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority has selected J. Brian O’Neill, A.A.E., to be the new Deputy Director at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). O’Neill began his new role at the end of September, 2015. Read More

October, 2015

The City of Atlanta Department of Aviation Announces Selection of Airport Concessions Director

The City of Atlanta Department of Aviation Announces Selection of Airport Concessions Director ATLANTA, GA – Following a nationwide search, the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation has selected Charles E. “Chilly” Ewing, Sr., to be the new Airport Concessions Director at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Ewing began his new role in October, 2015. Read More

Clark County Department of Aviation Announces Selection of Deputy Director of Aviation - Operations

Clark County Department of Aviation Announces Selection of Deputy Director of Aviation - Operations LAS VEGAS, NV – Following a nationwide search, the Clark County Department of Aviation has selected James Chrisley (Jim) to be the new Deputy Director of Aviation – Operations at McCarran International Airport (LAS). Chrisley began his new role on September 28, 2015 Read More

The Bishop International Airport Authority Announces New Deputy Airport Director

The Bishop International Airport Authority Announces New Deputy Airport Director FLINT, MI – Following a nationwide search, the Bishop International Airport Authority has selected Joseph J. Medici, A.A.E., to be the new Deputy Airport Director, Operations and Maintenance at the Bishop International Airport (FNT). Medici is slated to begin his new role in mid-October, 2015. Read More

September, 2015

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Announces Selection of Director of Finance

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Announces Selection of Director of Finance ORLANDO, FL – Following a nationwide search, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority has selected Kathleen M. Sharman, CPA, to be the new Director of Finance at the Orlando International Airport (MCO). Sharman will begin her new role in September 2015. Read More

August, 2015

Roanoke Regional Airport Commission Announces New Director of Marketing & Air Service Development

Roanoke Regional Airport Commission Announces New Director of Marketing & Air Service Development ROANOKE, VA – Following a nationwide search, the Roanoke Regional Airport Commission has selected Bradley A. Boettcher to be the new Director of Marketing & Air Service Development at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA). Boettcher will begin his new role on September 1, 2015. Read More

July, 2015

The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Announces New Director of Air Service Development

The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Announces New Director of Air Service Development TAMPA, FL - The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority has selected Nicolas Mirman to be the new Director of Air Service Development at the Tampa International Airport (TPA). He began his new role at the end of June, 2015. Read More

June, 2015

The Monterey Peninsula Airport District Announces Selection of Executive Director

The Monterey Peninsula Airport District Announces Selection of Executive Director MONTEREY, CA – Following a nationwide search, the Monterey Peninsula Airport District has selected Michael La Pier to be the new Executive Director at the Monterey Regional Airport (MRY). An employment agreement between the District and La Pier will be considered by the Board of Directors at the District’s regular meeting which will be held on June 17, 2015. If approved, he will begin his new role in July, 2015. Read More

May, 2015

Casey Denny to join Columbus Regional Airport Authority as Vice President of Asset Management

Casey Denny to join Columbus Regional Airport Authority as Vice President of Asset Management COLUMBUS – The management of Port Columbus, Rickenbacker and Bolton Field airport assets become the responsibility of Casey Denny, A.A.E., in June when he assumes the position of Vice President of Asset Management for the Columbus Regional Airport Authority. Read More

The Indianapolis Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Director of Business Development

The Indianapolis Airport Authority Announces  New Appointment for Director of Business Development INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Indianapolis Airport Authority has named Mark Busalacchi as the new Director of Business Development at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). He began his new role in April, 2015. Read More

April, 2015

The Rock Springs – Sweetwater County Airport Board Announces New Appointment for Airport Manager

The Rock Springs – Sweetwater County Airport Board Announces  New Appointment for Airport Manager ROCK SPRINGS, WY – The Rock Springs – Sweetwater County Airport Board has named Devon Brubaker, A.A.E., as the new Airport Manager at the Rock Springs – Sweetwater County Airport (RKS). He is scheduled to start with RKS at the beginning of May, 2015. Read More

March, 2015

Hanson Professional Services Announces New Appointment for Senior Vice President, Aviation

Hanson Professional Services Announces New Appointment for Senior Vice President, Aviation JACKSONVILLE, FL. — Charles Snowden Jr., A.A.E, CFM, has joined Hanson Professional Services Inc. as a senior vice president and principal of the firm’s aviation market. Working from the Jacksonville, Fla., office, he will provide senior market leadership and assist in expanding Hanson’s aviation presence in Florida, the Southeast and nationally. Read More

TBI US Operations, Inc. Announces New Appointment for Director of Marketing

TBI US Operations, Inc. Announces New Appointment for Director of Marketing SANFORD, FL – TBI US Operations, Inc., has named Rhonda Jorn as their new Director of Marketing at the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). Jorn began her new position on March 2, 2015. Read More

February, 2015

The Florida Airports Council Announces New Appointment for President/Chief Executive Officer

The Florida Airports Council Announces  New Appointment for President/Chief Executive Officer TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Airports Council has named Lisa Waters as their new President/Chief Executive Officer. Waters is slated to begin her new position on March 1, 2015. Read More

January, 2015

The Capital Region Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Senior Vice President/COO

The Capital Region Airport Authority Announces  New Appointment for Senior Vice President/COO LANSING, MI – The Capital Region Airport Authority has named Jonathon Vrabel, C.M. as the new Senior Vice President/COO at the Capital Region International Airport & Mason Jewett Field (LAN). Read More

The Indianapolis Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Director of Parking Operations

The Indianapolis Airport Authority Announces  New Appointment for Director of Parking Operations INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Indianapolis Airport Authority has named Steve Wilson as the new Director of Parking Operations at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). Read More

Cheyenne Regional Airport Board Announces New Dir. of Aviation at Cheyenne Regional Airport

Cheyenne Regional Airport Board Announces New Dir. of Aviation at Cheyenne Regional Airport CHEYENNE, WY – The Cheyenne Regional Airport Board has named Tim Barth, C.M. as the new Director of Aviation at the Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS). Read More

December, 2014

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Chief Executive Officer

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Announces  New Appointment for Chief Executive Officer JACKSON, MS – The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority has named Carl D. Newman, A.A.E. as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Hawkins Field (HKS). Newman will begin his new position on January 2, 2015. Read More

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Announces New Sr Manager-Air Service Research & Development

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Announces New Sr Manager-Air Service Research & Development MEMPHIS, TN – The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority has named Will Livsey as the new Senior Manager of Air Service Research and Development at the Memphis International Airport (MEM). Livsey began his new role on December 8, 2014. Read More

The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission Announces New Appointment for Airport Director

The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission Announces New Appointment for Airport Director CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission has named Martin P. “Marty” Lenss as the new Airport Director at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids, IA. He is scheduled to begin his new position on January 19, 2015. Read More

November, 2014

Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority Announces New Director, Operations & Facilities

Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority Announces New Director, Operations & Facilities FORT WAYNE, IN – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority has named Joe Marana, C.M., as the new Director, Operations & Facilities at the Fort Wayne International Airport in Fort Wayne, IN, (FWA). Read More

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Board of Directors Announces New Executive Director

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Board of Directors Announces New Executive Director AVOCA, PA - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Board of Directors has named Carl Beardsley as the new Executive Director at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) in Avoca, PA. Beardsley, who brings over 20 years of commercial airport experience, is the current Commissioner of Aviation for the Greater Binghamton Airport and has been in that position for nine years. Prior to that, he served as their Deputy Commissioner of Aviation for seven years. He is slated to begin his new role at AVP on January 2, 2015. Read More

Pitkin County Announces New Appointment for Director of Aviation

Pitkin County Announces New Appointment for Director of Aviation ASPEN, CO – Pitkin County has named John S. Kinney, C.M., as the new Director of Aviation at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) in Aspen, Colorado. The current Director of Emergency Management for Los Angeles World Airports: LAX, Van Nuys and Ontario International Airport, Kinney is expected to start his new position beginning December 15th. The job became available in September when former airport director Jim Elwood left his post for a similar position in Jackson Hole, Wyo., after 13 years at the helm. Read More

The Valley International Airport Board Announces New Appointment for Director of Aviation

The Valley International Airport Board Announces New Appointment for Director of Aviation HARLINGEN, TX – The Valley International Airport Board has named Marv Esterly as the new Director of Aviation at the Valley International Airport (HRL) in Harlingen, TX. Esterly is the current Director of Airports for the City of Midland, Texas, and has been in that position for fifteen years. Prior to that, he served as their Deputy Director of Airports for ten years. He is slated to begin his new role at Valley International on January 2, 2015. Read More

September, 2014

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission Announces New Appointment for Executive Director

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission Announces New Appointment for Executive Director ROANOKE, VA, September 2, 2014 - The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission has named Tim Bradshaw, A.A.E., as the new Executive Director at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) in Roanoke, Virginia. Read More

August, 2014

The Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust Announces New Appointment for Deputy Director - Operations

The Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust Announces New Appointment for Deputy Director - Operations TULSA, OK – Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust has named Chuck Hannum, C.M., as the new Deputy Director - Operations at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Hannum took over the role on August 18, 2014. Read More

The Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority Announces New Director of Business Development

The Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority Announces New Director of Business Development HUNTSVILLE, Ala., August 12, 2014 – The Port of Huntsville announces Barbie Patterson Peek as its Director of Business Development following an extensive national search. Read More

The Jackson Hole Airport Board Announces New Appointment for Airport Director

The Jackson Hole Airport Board Announces New Appointment for Airport Director Jackson, WY - Jim Elwood, A.A.E. will join the Jackson Hole Airport (JAC) as their Airport Director in early September of this year. JAC is located within the Grand Teton National Park and is the only airport in the USA situated inside a national park. Read More

July, 2014

The Bishop International Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Airport Director

The Bishop International Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Airport Director FLINT, MI – Following a four-month search that commenced on March 19, 2014, the Bishop International Airport Authority has named Craig Williams as the new Airport Director at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan. Read More

The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission Announces New Appointment for Director of Operations

The Cedar Rapids Airport Commission Announces New Appointment for Director of Operations Cedar Rapids, IA – David “Gene” Cossey, A.A.E., joined the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) as Director of Operations as of July 21, 2014. Cossey will be responsible for managing the maintenance and safety operations functions of the airport. He will also manage and coordinate airport construction and environmental projects and will plan and develop the operational processes, procedures and functions of airport operations including airside and landside operations. Read More

June, 2014

The Lincoln Airport Authority Board Announces New Executive Director

The Lincoln Airport Authority Board Announces New Executive Director LINCOLN, Neb. (June 30, 2014) — The Lincoln Airport Authority Board of Directors announced David Haring as the new executive director of the Lincoln Airport. Haring will begin his new position in September 2014, replacing current Executive Director John Wood, who recently announced plans to retire. Read More

The Melbourne Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Executive Director

The Melbourne Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Executive Director Melbourne, FL – Greg Donovan, A.A.E., will join the Melbourne International Airport (MLB) as Executive Director starting August 1, 2014. Donovan will be responsible for managing the operations, maintenance and security of the airport as well as planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the internal procedures of the departmental operations including finance, accounting, leasing procedures, purchasing, airport safety regulations, and terminal operations. Read More