Some more members of the AMPAP community have recently achieved outstanding professional accomplishments and have upheld AMPAP’s mission to establish airport management as an internationally-recognized profession. Here is a snapshot of their achievements:

Ms. Lisa Stanton, IAP

Chief Administrative Officer at the Sacramento County Airport System, Ms. Lisa Stanton, was recently named CFO of the Year in the Public Agency category by the Sacramento Business Journal.  Ms. Stanton boasts 23 years of experience in airport business management and finance. Commenting on her accolade, the Airport System’s Director, Mr. G. Hardy Acree, stated, “Lisa’s ability to identify new opportunities to reduce costs and increase effectiveness in a government organization continues to contribute to the Airport System’s success as a service provider in a highly competitive environment.”

Source: SCAC Release

Mr. Robert Kennedy, A.A.E., IAP

Mr. Robert W. Kennedy, IAP and Community Representative on the AMPAP Steering Committee, has been named Interim Airport General Manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport. Mr. Kennedy has been the airport’s deputy general manager of operations, maintenance and security since 2006 and will replace the retiring Mr. Ben DeCosta until a formal selection process is conducted for the position. Mr. Kennedy expressed his appreciation to Atlanta Mayor, Kasim Reed, for his support and trust stating, “…I am sure Hartsfield-Jackson will not miss a beat in maintaining efficient operations and delivering outstanding customer service during this transition.”

Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Mr. Javier Martinez

IAP candidate, Mr. Javier Martinez Botacio, has been selected to act as the new Regional Secretary of Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC). He assumes his new position, unanimously elected by the organization’s Board of Directors.

Source: ACI-LAC Release

The AMPAP Team congratulates Ms. Stanton, Mr. Kennedy, and Mr. Martinez for these outstanding professional achievements and wish them continued growth and success.