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  • The Airport

    AkronCanton Airport (CAK) is a commercialairport that is governed by an Airport Authorityconsisting of an eight member Board of Trusteeswhom are appointed by Summit County and StarkCounty. They have complete fiscal andorganizational oversight of the airport and servefour-year terms, do not receive compensation, andcan be reappointed indefinitely by the appointingcounty.

    Based on an economic impact study completed in2012, CAK is one of the leading economicgenerators in the region with an economic impact ofmore than a half a billion dollars. In addition to animpressive financial impact, the airport hascontributed to and helped sustain more than 3,000jobs in the Northeast Ohio region, including 47positions directly for the airport authority.

    The airport sits on 2,400 acres of property, has twointersecting runways (featuring ILS landing), and a24-hour tower. Safety is CAKs number one priority.The 210,000 square foot terminal building offers avariety of amenities including branded concessionslike Arby's, Cinnabon, Subway, and Great LakesBrewing Company.

    CAK takes pride in offering a relaxing customer experience with exceptional customer service. With convenient interstate access, close-in parking, short lines at the ticket counter and the security checkpoint, CAK Customers save time traveling and spend more time doing the things they love.

    The airport is finishing CAK2018, a 10-year, $150million capital improvement program. Most of theCAK2018 projects are now complete, including: a600 ft. runway extension, more aircraft and carparking spaces, a new aircraft fire and rescuebuilding, and the addition of a federal inspectionfacility for international, private and general aviationflights. New gates to replace the aging concourseare under design and will add circulation space andupgraded amenities for CAKs customers.

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  • The Airport (continued...)

    The Akron-Canton Airport welcomes approximately1.3 million customers every year and offers a mix ofglobal network airlines including, American Airlines,Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines and United Airlines.

    For the year ending 2017 there were 70,323operations and the airports operational budget forthis fiscal year is approximately $10 million.

    Most recent significant capital improvement

    projects, completed or underway include:

    Gate Replacement Program (constructionbeginning September 2018 and slated forcompletion in 2021) $32,000,000

    Sand Storage Facility $1,000,000

    Taxiway B rehabilitation $1,300,000

    Operators at the airport include McKinley AirTransport, AvFlight, Castle Aviation and there arefour corporate hangar tenants on the field:GoodYear, Timken, Smuckers, and First Energy.The airport also is home to the Ohio Army NationalGuard and the Military Aviation Preservation Society(MAPS) Air Museum.

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  • The Community

    Akron-Canton Airport resides in two greatcommunities, Greater Akron and Greater Canton.Akron is located along the shores of the Ohio & ErieCanalway and the Greater Akron area includes a tri-county region of Medina, Portage and Summitcounties.

    Outdoor enthusiasts appreciate the adjacentCuyahoga County Valley National Park, known for itshiking trails (125 miles worth!) and abundance ofplants and wildlife. The area also has a vibrantdowntown area with a thriving arts scene andCanal Park, home of the AkronRubberDucks, Akrons minor leaguebaseball team. The DowntownAkron Vision andRedevelopment Plan, led bycommunity and business leaders,promises to make Akron evenmore exciting through initiatives thatwill create retail, residential and mixed-use space in a historic block of the city.

    The city of Canton, in Stark County, offers manybenefits of big-city living while maintaining its charmas a medium-sized Midwestern town. Nationallyrecognized for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and itsannual Enshrinement Festival, Canton is alwaysbustling with activity and community engagement,whether youre a fan of sports, the arts, shopping,history, antiques or local culture.

    In recent years, Canton has experienced arenaissance. At the heart of this transformation is thePro Football Hall of Fame, with its multimillion-dollar"Hall of Fame Village" expansion project. This projecthas been complemented with significant investmentsby city leaders in urban redevelopment, whichcontinued with the transformation of the Hotel Onestointo the Historic Onesto Lofts. Other urban renewalplans, including the redevelopment of the downtownMarket Square area, are under way. Privateinvestment has furthered Canton's transformation,which is illustrated by the multimillion-dollar creationof Gervasi Vineyard, which draws patrons throughoutthe region.

    Minor league teams play nearly year-round in Akronand Canton. Catch a baseball game in downtownAkron and cheer on the RubberDucks. Or ifbasketball is your thing, watch the Canton Charge atthe Canton Memorial Civic Center near downtown.Plus, the Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers and Indiansare just an hour up the road.

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  • Vital Stats

    The cost of living in Ohio and the Akron-Cantonregion consistently ranks below the nationalaverage. Whether you seek a spacious home with abig yard or your preferences lean more toward adowntown loft or maintenance-free condo, youroptions are affordable.

    The Stark and Summit County area serves as thecorporate headquarters for a variety of businesses,including TimkenSteel, GOJO, Goodyear Tire andRubber Company, Diebold Nixdorf, The KenanAdvantage Group, Shearers Foods and LG FuelCell Systems Inc. More than 150 Fortune 500companies have operations in the region.


    Step back in time to some very historic spots in theregion. From Stan Hywets 65,000 square footmanor to the Nation First Ladies Library, manyhistoric novelties reside here. Aviation buffs willappreciate the military and civilian aircraft at MAPSAir Museum. Also at MAPS, walk through touchinggalleries of heroes on display in the hangar near theAkron-Canton Airport.

    Museums galore are right in our backyard, includingthe McKinley Presidential Library and Museum,American Toy Marble Museum, Massillon Museum,Canton Classic Car Museum, Akron ChildrensMuseum and the Troll Hole a museum dedicatedto Trolls!

    Why Akron-Canton?

    With rampant innovation, top-tier universities andbusiness-friendly accommodations, youll find theregion to be a great place to work. Akron, situated inthe heart of Summit County, was once billed theRubber Capital of the World. Its now a magnet forpolymer development. And Canton, known for itsrich manufacturing heritage, is emerging as a hubfor fuel-cell and wind-energy technologies, as wellas oil shale exploration in Stark County. With a longlist of community events and one-of-a-kind townssprinkled in between them, Akron and Canton offerplenty in the way of work-life balance.

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  • The Position

    The President & CEO plans, develops, establishes,and oversees objectives of the airport in accordancewith policies, goals, and objectives established bythe President & CEO and the Akron-CantonRegional Airport Authority Board of Trustees. Thisposition is also responsible for the day to dayoperation of the airport to ensure a safe, efficientand sustainable operation. These responsibilitieswill be accomplished by managing and directing thefinancial, business, security, land, planning,construction, operations, marketing and relatedfunctions of the airport through the efficientmanagement of airport departments and personnel.The President and CEO will directly manageaccounting, field maintenance, buildingmaintenance, custodial, and operations departments(5 manager direct reports and approximately 40employee indirect reports).

    For a complete job description, click here.

    Position Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have a bachelors degree inbusiness, public administration, aviationmanagement or other related field required,(advanced degree preferred) and 10+ years ofexperience in airport management preferred.Experience in corporate management will also beconsidered.

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  • Salary & Compensation

    The salary for this position is $ 165,000 - $225,000DOE with an attractive benefit package.

    How to Apply:

    A. Please submit both a cover letter and rsum.

    We require your files to be submitted as PDF

    documents. We prefer that you send

    both your cover letter and resume

    as one combined document.

    Please do not send your cover

    letter in the body of an email.

    Send your PDF files to ADK

    Executive Search at:

    B. Please complete the ADK employment

    application form at: ADK Application Form

    (this is a secure link)

    Filing Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018

    Only complete electronic submissions will be


    Email questions to:

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