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Organization
 
Sanford Airport Authority
 
The Sanford Airport Authority is comprised of nine members appointed by the Sanford City Commission. The Authority Elects its own chairman, vice chairman, and treasurer. The airport is operated by the President/CEO, who is appointed by the Authority, and her staff of 80 full-time employees.
 
Mission
 
It is the mission of the Sanford Airport Authority to operate, maintain, improve, expand and professionally manage the Orlando Sanford Airport for the convenience and benefit of the air traveling public and economic development of the Central Florida community.
 
In furtherance of this mission, the Authority shall seek both aviation and non-aviation business and industry to utilize the land, services and facilities located at the airport, and shall manage the airport resources in a prudent, lawful, community-conscious and fiscally responsible manner.
 

Airport Authority Members

Tim M. Slattery
Chairman

Tom Green
Vice Chairman

Jennifer T. Dane, Esq.
Secretary/Treasurer

William R. Miller
Board Director

Frank S. Ioppolo, Jr. Esq,
Board Director

Clyde H. Robertson, Jr.
Board Director

Clayton D. Simmons, Esq.
Board Director

Stephen P. Smith
Board Director

Charles (Chick) Gregg, Sr.
Board Director
A.K. Shoemaker
Chairman Emeritus

Kenneth Wright
General Counsel
 
 
Airport Authority Staff                      407-585-4000

Diane H. Crews, A.A.E.
President and CEO

George D. Speake, C.M.
Executive Vice President & COO Airport Security Coordinator

Don Poore, PMP
Chief Financial Officer

Jerry Crocker
Director of Information
Technology

Al Nygren
Property Manager

Tom Fuehrer
Chief of Police

Jason Shippell
Fire Chief

Lauren Rowe
Communications Director
 
Public/Private Venture

Orlando Sanford International Airport benefits from a unique blend of local government and private investment that makes for a very customer focused airport. SFB is operated through a public/private partnership between the Sanford Airport Authority and Airports Worldwide. Airports Worldwide has been contracted by the Sanford Airport Authority to manage both the international and domestic terminals, develop additional air service, and provide ground handling and cargo services. This public/private partnership has created service benefits for SFB airline customers and passengers.
 
Airports Worldwide Staff                        407-585-4500


 
R. Keith Robinson, Chief Financial Officer/President AWW
Elizabeth M. Brown, Interim President TBI US / General Manager – SFB Operations
John Green, Vice President / COO, TBI Airport Management
Stephanie Griffin, General Counsel
Jason Terreri, Senior Operations Project Director
Michael D. Damico, ISS Director
 

About Airports Worldwide|
 

Airports Worldwide (“AWW”) is a multi-national company with a proven track record of successful investment, development and operation of airports.  With expertise in the daily management of domestic and international commercial airports, AWW provides partners the greatest return on their investments.  At Orlando Sanford International Airport, AWW has a twenty year contract to operate and maintain the passenger terminal, ramp and parking areas.

AWW also oversees a diverse portfolio of airports through the TBI AM platform, some with equity investment and others under a management for fee model.  These airports include:  Atlantic City International Airport, Belfast International, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Hollywood Burbank Airport, Middle Georgia Regional Airport and the Macon Downtown Airport, Raleigh Durham International Airport, Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport, Liberia, Costa Rica and Stockholm Skavsta Airport.    For more information click here
 
Airports Worldwide was purchased by VINCI Airports (France) in August 2018.