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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

May, 2014

Airport Authority Welcomes New Chief of Public Safety

Airport Authority Welcomes New Chief of Public Safety (Asheville, N.C.) – The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevan Smith to Chief of Public Safety. Read More

April, 2014

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Senior Vice President & COO

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Announces New Appointment for Senior Vice President & COO Raleigh-Durham, NC – William “Bill” Sandifer, A.A.E., will join the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer starting in mid to late May, 2014. Read More

San José International Airport Announces New Appointment

San José International Airport Announces New Appointment San José, Calif. – Meenakshi (“Meena”) Singh, A.A.E., will join Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) as Deputy Director of Aviation, Planning and Development starting April 28, 2014. Read More

Mineta San José International Airport Announces New Deputy Director of Finance & Administration

Mineta San José International Airport Announces New Deputy Director of Finance & Administration San José, Calif. – Kim Hawk will join Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) as Deputy Director Finance and Administration starting April 14, 2014. Hawk will serve as the top financial executive of the Airport and will be responsible for the financial health of the organization. In this role, she will plan, organize and direct the financial, business and property management functions of SJC. Hawk will also review and implement policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of all revenues and expenditures, and to maintain the efficiency and completeness of the Airport’s finance and business operations. Read More

March, 2014

The Kansas City Aviation Department Names New Deputy Director of Marketing & Air Service Development

The Kansas City Aviation Department Names New Deputy Director of Marketing & Air Service Development KANSAS CITY, MO – Following a nationwide search, the Kansas City Aviation Department has announced that Justin Meyer will become the new Deputy Director of Marketing and Air Service Development for the Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC). He will begin his new position on April 10, 2014. Read More

Patrick Dooley Returns to Fort Wayne as Director of Airport Development

Patrick Dooley Returns to Fort Wayne as Director of Airport Development FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Greater Fort Wayne Inc. announced that Patrick Dooley has returned as Director of Airport Development for both the Greater Fort Wayne Inc. and the Fort Wayne Airport Authority. Dooley will be stationed at both offices to best serve the airport and economic development needs of the community. Read More

February, 2014

Mineta San José International Airport Announces New Appointment – Air Service Development Manager

Mineta San José International Airport Announces New Appointment – Air Service Development Manager San José, Calif. – Mark Kiehl will join Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) as Air Service Development Manager starting April 1, 2014. Read More

January, 2014

The Boca Raton Airport Authority Names Clara Bennett as New Executive Director

The Boca Raton Airport Authority Names Clara Bennett as New Executive Director BOCA RATON, FL – Following a nationwide search, the Boca Raton Airport Authority has announced that Clara Bennett will become the new Executive Director at the Boca Raton Airport. She began her new position on February 3, 2014. Read More

The Capital Region Airport Authority Names Gary Bartek as Director of Air Cargo & Global Logistics

The Capital Region Airport Authority Names Gary Bartek as Director of Air Cargo & Global Logistics LANSING, MI – Following a nationwide search, the Capital Region Airport Authority has announced that Gary Bartek is the new Director of Air Cargo & Global Logistics at the Capital Region International Airport. He began his new position on March 3, 2014. Read More

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Names Quentin Koch as New Vice President of Air Service Development

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Names Quentin Koch as New Vice President of Air Service Development RENO, NV – January 27, 2014: Quentin S. Koch has been named the Vice President of Air Service Development at the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority. Read More