This Week's Speaker
Mario Evans, Peachtree DeKalb Airport


Join us this Friday as we welcome Mario Evans, Airport Director for the DeKalb Peachtree Airport (PDK). You may join in person at LeMeridien or via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86202979419.

Mario is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He started his professional career with DeKalb County in October of 1999, and has spent all of the past 16 years at DeKalb Peachtree Airport (PDK). He started at the airport as the Airport Noise/ Environmental Officer where he handled all noise complaints, environmental matters, computer administrator, community relations and risk management. He was then promoted to Assistant Airport Director in 2010. As the Assistant Airport Director, he was responsible for the day-to-day operations, airport maintenance (airside & landside), security, and construction administration. Additionally, he was responsible for submitting and executing the operating and capital improvement program budgets.

Mario was appointed the Interim Airport Director in April 2015 and was hired as the Airport Director in December 2015. Mario is the Immediate Past President of the Georgia Airports Association representing Georgia’s 103 public use airports and is the Chair of their Legislative Committee for all aviation affairs at the State Legislature.

Mario has a Bachelor’s Degree from Tuskegee University. He is also a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives; member of the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives.

Posted by Jackie Cuthbert
December 1, 2021


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