CRAA Strategic Leadership Team

In collaboration with the Board of Directors and numerous private and public sector partners, the Columbus Regional Airport Authority’s strategic leadership team is dedicated to finding smarter and easier ways to connect Ohio with the world. Every day we arrive to facilitate the flow of passengers and cargo through the strategic operation of our airports.

 

 

Experience

  • CEO of Wayne County Airport Authority, an independent governmental entity that manages and operates Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Willow Run Airport, Michigan’s busiest airport system and one of the world’s leading transportation hubs
  • Vice President of Business Development & Real Estate for WCAA
  • Vice President of Huron Valley Steel Corporation and Fritz Enterprises
  • Director of Southgate Properties, a nonprofit with multimillion dollar real estate transactions
  • Economic Development Director for the City of Taylor, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University

Experience

  • Over 20 years of progressive experience in finance
  • Vice President of Corporate Development — Treasurer/Controller at Mission Essential
  • Vice President, Corporiate Controller/Assistant Treasurer at Battelle
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Florida Atlantic University
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • U.S. Army Veteran

Experience

  • Deputy Director of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
  • Aviation Planner, Arizona Department of Transportation
  • Past President, Southwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives
  • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Technology: Airway Science Management from Arizona State University

Experience

  • Senior Director of Human Resources, ProQuest
  • Chief Human Resources Officer, New York State Information Technology Services
  • Certification in Change Management, Prosci
  • Senior Certified Professional, Society for Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Western New England University

Experience

  • Aviation Planner for Detroit Metro Airport, planning DTW’s midfield terminal project and providing architectural and construction support for DTW’s hub terminal project
  • Vice President of Facilities, Design & Construction, Wayne County Airport Authority, leading the airport’s north terminal development project
  • Senior Managing Director for consulting firm AvAirPros, representing air carriers’ interests in planning and design of Kansas City International Airport’s terminal modernization program
  • Led the team responsible for all capital projects at DTW and Willow Run airports, as well as capital improvement program and master plan updates at these airports
  • Degree in Art and Environmental Design from California State University

Experience

  • Previously served as CRAA's Director of Operations
  • Airport Director for the Terre Haute International Airport Authority
  • Electronic warfare operator on a US Navy P-3 Orion aircraft, accumulating nearly 3,000 flight hours
  • Retired Navy Reserves Chief Petty Officer, serving as an Enlisted Leadership Facilitator and Midwest Region Operations Chief with the Center for Naval Leadership, providing leadership training to sailors
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • FAA Private Pilot Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Technology from Indiana State University
  • Master’s degree in Business Operational Excellence from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business

Experience

  • Vice President of Government Relations, Columbus Chamber of Commerce
  • Executive Director, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Office of Farmland Preservation
  • Bachelor of Specialized Studies, cum laude, from Ohio University with a concentration in journalism
  • Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University

Experience

  • Senior Designer, HNTB
  • Senior Software Engineer, Syneren Technologies Corporation
  • Traffic Safety Analysis Systems & Services, Inc., DBA/ADBA
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering from The Ohio State University
  • Studied Engineering Technology at Rose State College
  • Associate of Science, Information Technology from Community College of the Air Force

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