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 his staff
of eighty(80) full-time employees.
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
Stephen P. Smith, Chairman
Tom Ball, Vice Chairman
U. Henry Bowlin, Secretary/Treasurer
Jennifer T. Dane, Esq., Board Member
Whitey Eckstein, Board Member
Frank S. Ioppolo, Jr., Esq., Board Member
William R. Miller, Board Member
Clayton D. Simmons, Esq., Board Member
Tim M. Slattery, Board Member
A.K. Shoemaker, Chairman Emeritus
Kenneth W. Wright, Counsel
Airport Authority Staff 407-585-4000
Larry A. Dale, C.M., President and CEO, Commander - Airport Police Dept.
Bryant Garrett, A.A.E., Vice President, Finance/CFO, Chief of Police - Airport Police Dept.
Diane Crews, C.M., Vice President, Administration
George Speake, C.M., Vice President, Operations & Maintenance
Frank Liberatore, Construction Manager
TBI Airport Management, Inc.
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 TBI
Airport Management, Inc. TBI Airport Management,
Inc. 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.
TBI Staff 407-585-4500
Larry D. Gouldthorpe,
R. Keith Robinson - Vice President, Director of
Gregory A. Dull - Vice President, Director of Marketing
David W. Logan - Director of Operations and Maintenance
Michael D. Damico – ISS Manager
Michael J. Caires - Public Relations Manager