Steve Grossman

Jacksonville Aviation Authority

Steve assumed the Chief Executive Officer role of the Jacksonville Aviation Authority in September 2009 and oversees the operation, maintenance, development and marketing of all Authority assets, which include Jacksonville International Airport, Cecil Airport/Spaceport, Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport and Herlong Recreational Airport. He provides policy recommendations to the JAA Board of Directors and serves as the primary Authority representative to the community.

Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. Grossman served as Director of Aviation for the Port of Oakland for 17 years. In this role, he was responsible for the operation, management and marketing of the aviation program for the Port of Oakland.

Mr. Grossman has been a member of the Airports Council International World Governing Board and is a past chairman of Airports Council International-North America. He currently is a member of the City of Jacksonville Tourist Development Council, the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees, the United Way Board of Directors, and the University of North Florida Transportation and Logistics Advisory Council.

Steven J. Grossman graduated from Michigan State University in 1977 with a Masters Degree in Urban Planning.

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