Chris Rozansky joined the Naples Airport Authority in March 2016. Over the past 18 years, he led the Venice Municipal Airport and worked at both commercial service and general aviation airports in Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Chris was introduced to aviation through the Civil Air Patrol and graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in aviation management. He has overseen more than $100 million in airport improvements, led numerous strategic initiatives and worked extensively with the communities surrounding each airport.
The Florida Department of Transportation named Chris 2012 Aviation Professional of the Year, and Airport Business magazine named him among the 2012 Top 40 Under 40 in the industry. He is a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives and serves as chair of the General Aviation Committee for the Florida Airports Council. Chris was named a 2017 40 Under 40 honoree by Gulfshore Business and Business Observer. He is a 2018 graduate of Leadership Collier.
As executive director of the Naples Airport Authority, Chris is responsible for an annual budget of more than $20 million and nearly 80 employees. The Naples Airport generates an economic impact to the community of more than $440 million annually.