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June 10, 2021, PHIL BROWN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: Orlando International Airport Connecting the Jou

Orlando International Airport Connecting the Journey, Phil Brown Chief Executive Officer

Hybrid Meeting June 10, 2021

Phil Brown is the Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. As CEO, he is responsible for the operation and management of both Orlando International Airport and Orlando Executive Airport. Orlando International Airport is the busiest airport in the State of Florida and is building for the future through a $3.8 billion Capital Improvement Program, which includes a new, 15-gate South Terminal Complex.

During the past 40 years as a business professional, Mr. Brown served in a variety of public and private sector positions. These positions include a previous stint as Deputy Executive Director – Administration for the Aviation Authority in the early 1990’s as well as County Administrator for Orange County Florida. For fourteen years, prior to his return to the Aviation Authority in 2008, Mr. Brown was employed as a public finance professional.

Awards and recognitions include being recognized as the Florida Department of Transportation’s 2019 Aviation Professional of the year and receiving the 2018 Charles Andrews Memorial Hospitality Award by the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association. The award is the CFHLA’s highest individual honor for achievements and contributions to Central Florida’s hospitality industry and the community at large.

Mr. Brown holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, and is an Accredited Airport Executive by the American Airport Association of Airport Executives.

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