MEMPHIS, Tenn. (May 16, 2019) – Memphis International Airport has announced University of Memphis men’s basketball coach Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway as its new spokesperson. Hardaway was introduced at this morning’s Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Board of Commissioners meeting.
As the airport spokesperson, Hardaway will be featured in public service announcements and marketing about MEM’s programs and developments, including the current B Concourse modernization project. Hardaway’s spokesperson agreement with MEM will continue through June 30, 2020.
“Penny Hardaway is a household name in our community, and an ideal ambassador for the airport,” said Scott Brockman, MSCAA President and CEO. “We’re thrilled to have him on board as our spokesperson, and we know that his ability to connect with our passengers will help us greatly in delivering MEM’s message.”
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to be the next spokesperson for Memphis International Airport, said Hardaway. “This airport is part of the lifeblood of this city, as it grows, so do we. This is going to be a busy and exciting year for the airport and for Memphis and I can’t wait to get started.”