David Robbins Named Assistant Director – Chief Development Officer by City of San Antonio
January 6, 2021
SAN ANTONIO, TX – The City of San Antonio has named David Robbins as Assistant Director – Chief Development Officer for the San Antonio International Airport (SAT) and Stinson Municipal Airport (SSF). Mr. Robbins has a strong background in the government administration industry, bringing skills in airport facilities, operations management, negotiation, and sales. In his new position, he will oversee divisions that provide a broad range of management, contract administration, facilities asset management, and architectural / engineering services in the development and implementation of Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). He will begin his new position on January 21, 2021.
Mr. Robbins most recently worked for the City of Chicago Department of Aviation as Projects Administrator. While in this role, he was responsible for leading the Central H&R Plant Modernization Program and the North Airfield O’Hare Modernization Program. Mr. Robbins also served as a Department Manager for Wayne County Department of Public Works Parks Division in Michigan.
“Of the U.S. cities with the fastest population growth, San Antonio (America’s 7th largest city) ranks among the top two for the past three years. This makes the works of San Antonio Airports System all important, and my opportunity to join this distinguished cast of aviation professionals so exciting,” said Mr. Robbins. “I am eager to apply our collective experience and shared vision in developing a Strategic Development Plan to meet the ever-increasing interest in this city as a cultural/corporate destination and home. Near-term terminal redevelopment and runway improvements are particularly invigorating considering the recently announced award of Routes 2022 to the City of San Antonio and the opportunity this provides to showcase the regional assets and the growth potential for SAT.” Mr. Robbins earned his bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management and a master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Technology from Eastern Michigan University.