The Huntsville Madison County Airport Authority Appoints Robert Pro as Chief Financial Officer

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April 11, 2022

HUNTSVILLE, AL – The Huntsville Madison County Airport Authority (HMCAA) has named Robert Pro as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Mr. Pro will perform administrative and financial management work in directing the business, accounting, financial, purchasing, MIS, DBE, property, and related functions of the Airport Authority. He will begin his position on April 19, 2022.

“We are excited to have Bob as a member of our team,” said Rick Tucker, CEO Port of Huntsville.  “His diverse background and experience in manufacturing, utilities and public accounting will be a valuable perspective for our organization.”

Bringing over 25 years of financial management experience, Mr. Pro most recently worked for Polaris Industries as Controller of the company’s Huntsville Operations. Polaris Industries is a Minneapolis-based manufacturing company with revenues of approximately $6.0 billion. Mr. Pro has a broad background in manufacturing, operations, and public accounting, including international responsibilities. He has also worked for Watts Water Technologies; Duquesne Light Company; Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems; Eaton Corporation – Automotive Division; Honeywell International, Inc.; Builders First Source, Inc.; and Rockwell International Corporation.

“I am very honored and excited to join the HMCAA team as Chief Financial Officer,” said Mr. Pro.  “It is a very exciting time for the Huntsville Region as well as for all activities concerning the Airport Authority.  The incredible growth of the region provides limitless opportunities fueled by companies adding new jobs to the local community.  I expect this economic growth to continue well into the future and I am confident that the Airport Authority is well equipped to help service the growth and to continue as a critical part of the community.”

Mr. Pro earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Saint Vincent College. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is Six Sigma Black Belt Certified.

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