December, 2016

Louis Armstrong International Airport Announces New Interim Director

Louis Armstrong International Airport Announces New Interim Director

Reis joins the airport after serving as managing director for the Port of Seattle's aviation division, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest.

"I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as interim director of aviation and look forward to providing guidance as we search for a permanent director of aviation," Reis said in a news release. "During my interim tenure, I'm committed to continuing the progressive work spearheaded by the current team at the airport, while ensuring that the tremendous growth the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport experienced under this administration continues."

Reis, who started his new position December 1, has held numerous leadership roles with Airports Council International (ACI)  including Chair, Airports Council International - North America; Chair, US Government Affairs Steering Committee; Board of Directors.

The search comes amid construction of the airport's new multimillion-dollar North Terminal, which has a tentative construction completion date of October 2018. 

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