The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District Names Thomas Brooks as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
August 2, 2023
GREER, SC – The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District welcomes Thomas Brooks as its new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Mr. Brooks will be responsible for developing and executing the District’s fiscal strategy, as well as overseeing the Finance, Accounting, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Disadvantaged Business Programs, and Procurement departments. Mr. Brooks will assume his new role on August 21, 2023.
“We are thrilled to welcome Thomas to the GSP team as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,” said Dave Edwards, President and CEO of GSP. “Thomas’ expertise in financial management and unwavering commitment to excellence fits perfectly with our mission and values. I am confident that Thomas will be an asset to our team and that he will help us achieve our goals of advancing the economic prosperity of the region.”
Mr. Brooks brings over ten years of financial experience to GSP. As Controller at Renewable Water Resources, Thomas oversaw finance and customer service functions. He was also responsible for managing the implementation of a cloud-based ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, delivering monthly financial and customer service updates to the Board of Commissioners, and administering excess cash investments in compliance with South Carolina law. Prior to his time at Renewable Water Resources, Thomas managed accounting for key areas at Delta Air Lines, including airport construction projects and leases as well as leading audit teams at Ernst & Young, LLP.
“I am excited to join the team at GSP and look forward to serving our passengers and stakeholders in the region,” said Mr. Brooks. “The sustained growth in the surrounding areas has positioned GSP for continued expansion, and I look forward to joining the team in continuing to provide best-in-class infrastructure and service through collaborative and innovative solutions.”
Mr. Brooks earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Clemson University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).