2491 Winchester Rd., Memphis, TN 38116
+1 901 922 8000

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) owns and operates Memphis International Airport (MEM), as well as two general aviation airports, General DeWitt Spain airport near downtown and Charles W. Baker airport in Millington. MSCAA is responsible for the operation and maintenance of runways and airport buildings and facilities. The Memphis Airport Police Department is also part of MSCAA. The Airport Authority is self-funded and receives no local tax revenue. MSCAA’s annual budget is approximately $118 million.

There are approximately 300 full-time and 35 seasonal employees of MSCAA.

MSCAA is governed by a seven-member board of commissioners. Five are appointed by the Mayor of Memphis and two are appointed by the Shelby County Mayor. All MSCAA board member nominations must be approved by the Memphis City Council, and the commissioners serve seven-year terms.

Board of Commissioners

Michael Keeney, Chair

Jack Sammons, Vice Chair

Belinda Anderson, Secretary

Pamela Clary

Pace Cooper

Gregory Fletcher

Albert Glenn

Staff Leadership

Terry S. Blue, A.A.E. – President & Chief Executive Officer

Marshall Stevens – A.A.E. Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer

Sylvester Lavender – Vice President of Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer

Nathan Luce P.E., A.A.E. – Director of Airside Operations and Public Safety

Lori Morris – Director of Terminal Operations

Kenneth Parrish – Director of Procurement

Jeffrey W. Hanley, C.M. – Director of Finance

Brian A. Tenkhoff, P.E., C.M. – Director of Development

James A. Hay II, C.M. – Senior Director, Terminal Modernization

Zach Shaw, PE, PMP – Director of Maintenance

David Ritter C.M. ACE – Director of Information Technology

Glen Thomas, C.M. – Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications/Public Information Officer

Jason McBride, C.M. – Director of Properties

Jerry Brandon – Chief of Public Safety

Michael Fulton – Director of Government Affairs and Business Diversity Development (BDD)

Amber Floyd – General Counsel

Regina Armstrong – Senior Manager of Business Diversity Development

Julie Stewart, P.H.R. – Director of Human Resources