Business Development Director
Ken Joined the Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) in 2008 and is Director of Business Development and Cargo. He is responsible for all business development including Passenger, Cargo, MRO, Business Aviation and Real Estate. He is an experienced business executive who got his start as a night operations agent working for Burlington Northern Airfreight.
He served for almost 3 years as Vice President Cargo Connection Logistic Corp.
Previously, Ken was the founder and CEO of Airmax which was listed in the INC 100 top growing companies. Many of his skills were honed at Airmax where he developed a deep appreciation and understanding of international business cultures. He was responsible for and became practiced in successfully guiding all aspects of business from Operations through Sales and Marketing and Financial Planning.
He also served as President of a fast growing, successful internet company and arranged for its sale to a Silicon Valley entity.
Originally from Dublin he has a teaching degree from the University of Chichester (UK)
Ken was inducted into the UIC Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame in 1992 and is a former Chairman of The Council of Growing Companies.