Gina Marie Lindsey, with more than two decades of experience in airport management and a record of success in renovating and expanding international airports, was appointed Executive Director of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in June 2007.
With oversight of three airports, Los Angeles International (LAX), LA/Ontario International (ONT) and Van Nuys (VNY) airports, Lindsey’s responsibilities include managing the largest public works project in the history of the City of Los Angeles.
More than $7-billion for capital improvement expenditures through Fiscal Year 2019 at LAX is improving passenger safety, and security, while enhancing the overall customer experience at all of the airports terminals.
Before joining LAWA, Lindsey was executive vice president of McBee Strategic Consulting, LLC, a government relations and aviation consulting firm in Washington, D.C. Prior to that post, she was Managing Director of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac).
Lindsey also served as director of aviation for Anchorage International Airport. Prior to managing airports, she worked for the Alaska Department of Transportation on surface transportation issues.
Gina Marie has served on both the Airports Council International World Board and the Airport Cooperative Research Board under the National Academy of Sciences, was first woman chairman of Airports Council International-North America, and chaired the Federal Aviation Administration Management Advisory Council.
Earlier this year, Lindsey was appointed to the seven-member Los Angeles Branch Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The Los Angeles branch board provides the region’s economic perspective to the board of directors in San Francisco.