Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge

Director of Airports
St. Louis Airport Authority

Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge has been the Director of St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) since January 2010.

The Airport is the primary air carrier facility for the St. Louis region serving more than 14.7 million passengers annually. She is also Chairwoman of the 17-member St. Louis Airport Commission.

Prior to STL, Ms. Hamm-Niebruegge logged over 25 years in aviation management positions with American Airlines, Trans World Airlines (TWA) and Ozark Air Lines; a majority of her career has been based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Ms. Hamm-Niebruegge currently serves on the National Freight Advisory Committee, an advisory board serving the U.S. Department of Transportation. She serves on the oversight committee of the Airport Cooperative Research Program. She also serves as a board member for the St. Louis Regional Chamber, the International Women’s Forum, Ranken Technical College Board and the St. Louis Civic Pride Foundation. She’s the former Chairperson of the Advisory Board of John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University; past President of the Board Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis; and past board member of Christian Hospital (BJC HealthCare).

Session: Balancing Access and Operational Concerns in Accommodating Passengers with Disabilities