Profession:Chief Financial Officer and Chief of Business Development & Management
Company: Maryland Aviation Administration
Mr. Walsh was appointed Chief Financial Officer and Chief of Business Development & Management in November 2012. He returns to a position that he held from 2004 to 2009 and is responsible for all financial and commercial operations.
Mr. Walsh has over 30 years of experience in airport management and consulting. He began his aviation career in 1988 with the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey’s Aviation Department, primarily at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in the Business Administration Division. In 1996, he joined Landrum & Brown and became a Director in the airport finance practice advising numerous airport clients on financial, property, economic, forecasting and rate setting issues. After his initial tenure at BWI Marshall Airport, Mr. Walsh re-joined Landrum & Brown in 2009 as its Vice President – Financial Planning and Forecast Division where he led the firm’s consulting engagements related to financial feasibility, benefit-cost analysis, and capital program modeling among other financial and economic services.
Mr. Walsh received Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in economics from Fordham University in New York. He is also an Accredited Airport Executive and a graduate of Airport Council International’s Airport Executive Leadership Program. Mr. Walsh is also a past president of the Board for the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives.