November, 2014

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

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

Marana has been with FWA since early 2011, where he started as an Operations Specialist before moving up the ranks to his current role, which he started on November 20, 2014.  

“I’m excited to be named the next Director of Operations and Facilities for the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority,” said Marana.  “It’s a privilege to continue to develop my career in Fort Wayne.”

“It is my pleasure to have Joe Marana, C.M. as the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority’s new Director of Operations & Facilities," stated Scott Hinderman, Executive Director of Airports. "Joe has been a high performer for our organization as the Operations Manager.  I have full confidence that he will continue to perform at such a level in his new role.”

Marana holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Airport Management from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota and is a private pilot. He is also a certified member (C.M.) of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and an Airport Certified Employee (ACE). Additionally, he has received training as an Indiana Firefighter and in Basic Aircraft Rescue.

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