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

Hannum has served as the Acting Deputy Director – Operations at TUL since the beginning of the year, and in this position, he will perform management and administrative work in directing the Operations Division within the Airports Department, including overseeing and managing the airport’s law enforcement personnel and coordinating all snow removal and airport emergency activities.

Hannum has been with the Tulsa International Airport since 1998, where he started as an Airport Law Enforcement Officer, then served as the Airports Security Manager before taking over the Deputy Director – Operations role.

“Chuck has performed well as part of our organization for a number of years,” said Jeff Mulder, A.A.E., Director of Airports. “We know that he will excel in his new role as Deputy Director - Operations.”

“The future of Tulsa International Airport is bright as passenger traffic is trending upward and extensive terminal renovations near completion,” said Hannum. “I look forward to continuing to be a part of a staff that is capable, professional, and, above all, dedicated to the safety and security of the traveling public, and to providing world class customer service to all who visit our facility.”

Hannum holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics – Aviation Safety from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach Florida, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He is a Certified Member (C.M.) with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and served in the United States Army.

This search was conducted by ADK Executive Search, a retained executive search firm specializing exclusively in searches for the airport management community.