Mark Gale

Member At Large

CEO/Director Broward County Aviation Department
Location: Hollywood, FL
Mark Gale assumed the position of CEO/Director of Aviation for the Broward County Aviation Department in March 2016. He is responsible for the executive management and operation of Broward County’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) and North Perry (HWO) Airports, including strategic vision development and implementation of capital programs, financial performance, new goals and objectives.

Prior to his position as CEO/Director of Aviation for Broward County, Mark served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) from 2009 to 2016 and as the Deputy Director of Aviation for Operations and Facilities from 2000 to 2009. Mark held several other positions with PHL dating back to 1985, and he retired from the City of Philadelphia in January 2016.

In addition to being an Accredited Airport Executive, Mark currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors in the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). He is a member of the Airports Council International-North America, serving on their U.S. Policy Council; and a member of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials, serving on their National Board of Directors.

Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
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