The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Appoints Senior Director, Commercial Management

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November 16, 2022

RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC – The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority has named Lisa Leyva as Senior Director, Commercial Management. The Commercial Management department develops, and implements strategies and initiatives designed to increase non-aeronautical revenue as well as enhance the guest experience. Ms. Leyva began her new position on September 12, 2022.

Prior to joining The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, Ms. Leyva was the Aviation Development Manager for the City of Albuquerque, Aviation Department. In that role, she managed Air Service, Business Development, Contracts, Marketing and Public Relations for Albuquerque International Sunport. Ms. Leyva has also worked for Associated Builders as Membership & Marketing Director and for Golden Equipment Company as Marketing Manager.

“I was ready to take my aviation career to the next level, so when the RDU opportunity presented itself, I knew I would be remiss to let it pass me by,” said Ms. Leyva. “RDU is an exceptional airport with an exceptional team that is growing in all areas, passengers, air service technologies and innovation. The airport is a great representation of what is happening in the Raleigh Durham area, and I feel incredibly honored to be part of the team and community that makes up the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority.”

Ms. Leyva was recognized by Albuquerque Business First in 2018 as a Women of Influence Honoree and in 2017 as a 40 Under Forty Honoree.

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