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GRR Airport Construction Updates

January 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm 6:30 pm Grand Rapids, MI

You are welcome to join us on Thursday January 14th at 5:00pm for a virtual presentation from the GRR Airport. Tory Richardson, President & CEO of Gerald R. Ford International Airport will be giving an update on what’s been happening at the airport and a look at the future construction planned as part of GRR’s Project Elevate.

Be sure to RSVP by January 13th to ensure you are sent the ZOOM meeting link!

About the presenter:

Tory Richardson, A.A.E., is the President & Chief Executive Officer for the Gerald R. Ford International Airport. He is responsible for leading a team of approximately 110 employees that plan, organize, direct, and control all functions and activities of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport – the second busiest airport in Michigan.

Tory joined the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority in September 2019, bringing with him more than two decades of aviation experience. He served as the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of the Columbus Regional Airport Authority for the past seven years. Prior to his time in Columbus, Tory served as the Executive Director of Airports for the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority in Indiana for more than eight years. He also had roles as Executive Director of Rapid City Regional Airport in Rapid City, South Dakota, and was an Airport Operations Officer at the Dubuque Regional Airport in Iowa.

Tory is the first past chair of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). He has served on the AAAE policy review committee and is a past president of the Great Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives. He has also held leadership positions with the Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) and is also the past president of the Ohio Aviation Association. Tory earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management from the University of Dubuque.

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