The County of Sacramento, Department of Airports Appoints Christopher Wimsatt as Deputy Director for Airport Finance & Administration
July 14, 2021
SACRAMENTO, CA – Christopher Wimsatt has been selected as the Deputy Director for Airport Finance & Administration for the County of Sacramento Department of Airports. In this position, Mr. Wimsatt will play a pivotal role in the Airport’s leadership team by providing sound fiscal management to ensure operational efficiency, maintaining the integrity of financial information, and facilitating the utilization of key financial measures in department-wide decision making. He will begin his new position on August 2, 2021.
Most recently, Mr. Wimsatt held the position of Division Manager, Airport Finance & Administration for the City of Dayton’s Department of Aviation in Dayton, Ohio. While there, he was responsible for operating and capital financial planning for their International and General Aviation airports with $30+ million capital and operating budget. Previously, he was a Management Analyst for the Office of Management and Budget where he led a Budget Development Team in charge of $680+ million annual city all-funds budget. Mr. Wimsatt also brings experience from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC, Westminster Financial Services, and the Ohio Senate.
“I am very excited to be joining the Sacramento County Department of Airports as Deputy Director for Airport Finance and Administration. The team at SMF has set the standard for creative change management and led from the front through the unprecedented challenges brought about by the recent pandemic. With the traveling public returning to the skies in earnest, the next phase of growth in Sacramento will present enormous opportunities for financing 21st century growth in a dynamic and strengthening market. It is an exciting and tremendous honor to be joining the leadership team of the Sacramento County Airport System.”
Mr. Wimsatt earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Ohio University and his master’s degree in Business Administration from Western Governors University.