March, 2016

The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission Selects New Chief Financial Officer

The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission Selects New Chief Financial Officer

Tipton has served as the airport’s Acting Director of Finance and Controller since January, 2015. Prior to that, he was the airport’s Manager of Financial Operations. Tipton was also the Controller at Cassady and Company, Inc., a position that he held for over 25 years before his tenure at Clinton National.

In his new role, Tipton oversees all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the Airport. He is responsible for the development of a financial strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve the Airport’s assets and report accurate financial results. As a member of the senior leadership team, Tipton will advise, evaluate and assist with financial planning and economic modeling.

Tipton will also maintain oversight of Entire Airport Budget Process and Reporting and will oversee all aspects of the Airport’s finance, accounting, and the investment activities, including design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the Airport’s goals and objectives.

Tipton holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Arkansas Tech University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Member (C.M.) with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).

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