WHAT COULD YOU
ENVISION YOURSELF DOING
PROFESSIONALLY, IF NOT
MANAGING THE AIRPORT
My youngest daughter and I are in
the real estate business together out
of Phoenix. We own property and
ARE YOUR OUTSIDE
I’m a racing enthusiast. I like motor
racing — drag racing, Indy 500,
Formula One, NASCAR. My family
breathes the fumes along with me.
As young guy, I enjoyed hunting.
Now I like shooting sporting clays.
WHAT CONVINCED YOU TO
My employer’s advice.
WHAT ADVICE DO YOU
HAVE FOR AAAE MEMBERS
WHO WANT TO BECOME
ELECTED LEADERS IN
I would say they have to get
involved. People have to get to know
you. You need to participate. Tom
Greer told me when I earned my
A.A.E., “Don’t let this be the end.
Stay involved and participate.
Tom gave me great advice.” (Editor’s
note: Tom Greer, A.A.E., is a former
WHAT ARE THE MOST
INTERESTING ASPECTS OF
YOUR PRESENT POSITION?
The best is being part of the
greater Jackson community and
collaborating with people across
the region. I work with the city of
Jackson leaders and leaders of the
surrounding cities. I have really
enjoyed building a great team there.
We’re now working on our strategic
plan. The board of commissioners
has approved it, and we are in
the process of presenting it to
TOWARDS THE FUTURE
The airport industry is changing at warp speed. Traffic numbers will double in the
next 15 years. This is a challenge that will bring with it opportunities.
ADB Safegate is now one company – working together to help you seize these
opportunities. With the largest product portfolio for the airfield, tower and gate,
and unmatched operational knowledge, we are ready to boost airport performance
around the world. More and faster movements without the need for expanding
ADB Safegate – together towards the future.
Visit us at the 88th Annual AAAE Conference & Exposition – Booth #301 www.adbsafegate.com
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