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Gleason appointed DBE Director

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) has selected New Orleans native, Bryan Gleason as Director of Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE). Gleason obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Grambling State University and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Strayer University. Equipped with great attention to detail and a strong understanding of financial and contract management, Gleason has been successful in contract ...

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JMAA promotes Ridinger to director of capital programming

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) has promoted Drew Ridinger to Director of Capital Programming. The Meridian native received his Associate of Arts Degree from Meridian Community College. He then earned a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Mississippi State University. Prior to joining JMAA, Ridinger worked in the private sector for five years as an Intern Architect. In this role, he ...

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JMAA names Lsherie Dean as public information officer

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) has named LSherie Dean as the Public Information Officer (PIO). Dean is an alumna of Jackson State University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Dean has over twelve years of public relations, marketing and social media experience. For the last four years, Dean has been an intricate part of public relations, marketing ...

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JMAA names Hilliard as Chief Administration Officer

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) has named LaSeine T. Hilliard as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Hilliard is a graduate of Southern University A & M College in Baton Rouge, LA with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and concentration in Marketing. She furthered her education by obtaining a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Public Administration (NASPAA Accredited) ...

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JMAA appoints Pat Minor as new Hawkins Field airport manager

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) has appointed Patrick “Pat” Minor as the new Hawkins Field Airport Manager. Pat is a graduate of Jackson State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. He furthered his education by obtaining a Masters of Public Administration degree from Belhaven University. He has well over 19 years of aviation experience in law ...

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Perry Miller appointed president and CEO of Richmond International Airport

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) Interim CEO, Perry J. Miller, has been appointed President and CEO of Richmond International Airport, effective August 19. Recently Miller was named Interim CEO by the JMAA Board of Commissioners. For nearly 4 years as the JMAA COO, Miller utilized his 25 plus years of aviation experience to enhance infrastructure and customer experience at Jackson-Medgar ...

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Looking ahead 5 years, airport plan proposes terminal upgrade, new rental car center, hotel

By Ted Carter Terminal modernization, a consolidated car rental facility and hotel are among key capital projects the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority will pursue under a 5-year strategic plan adopted earlier this year. The plan, prepared with the help of Jacobsen/Daniels, a multi-state transportation consulting firm with an office in New Orleans, details strengths and weaknesses of Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers ...

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Lawsuits threatened as Senate passes bill for state to control Jackson’s airports

By TED CARTER Transfer of control of Jackson Medgar-Wiley Evers International Airport and Hawkins Field to a state-created board won approval from the Mississippi Senate late Thursday afternoon, but not before senators opposed to the transfer warned backers to expect years of litigation. Senators approved the governance transfer on a 29-18 vote, with Jackson’s Senate delegation among the dissenters. Much of ...

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Airport offering 211 acres for development along East-West Corridor

By TED CARTER The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is offering for lease 211 development-ready acres just east of  Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport. The tract is east and west of the East Metro Corridor and spans the Dogwood Bridge to Old Brandon Road, the Airport Authority said in a press release announcing the leasing offer. The announcement emphasizes that the property ...

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SPECIAL REPORT: Hotels, industrial park, offices part of mix at Gulfport/Biloxi airport

In his slightly more than two years on the job, Clay Williams has picked up where retired predecessor Bruce Frallic left off in seeking to make the most of Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport’s assets. So far, property controlled by the Gulfport/Biloxi Airport Authority has added a pair of hotels, a Fixed Based Operator which invested $12 million in its facilities, an ...

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