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“Recent Developments at Tampa International Airport and Plans for the Future.”
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM EST
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Recent Developments at Tampa International Airport and Plans for the Future



 Joe Lopano, CEO, Tampa International Airport


Joe was appointed CEO on January 1, 2011, as Tampa International Airport’s new Chief Executive Officer. He has worked 37 years in the aviation industry. Prior to accepting the CEO position in Tampa, he worked at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport for 14 years as its Executive Vice President for Marketing and Terminal Management. His experience also encompasses 19 years in the airline industry, including serving in leadership positions at Continental Airlines.

Joe serves on the boards of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Visit Tampa Bay, the Westshore Alliance, the Tampa Bay Partnership, the Tampa Bay Defense Alliance, the U.S. Travel Association’s Gateway Airports Council and the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization. He is a member of the executive committees for the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, the Airports Council International–North America U.S. Policy Board and the Tony Jannus Society. He is an Honorary Commander at MacDill Air Force Base, and was selected to participate in Leadership Florida.

Joe was named Visit Tampa Bay’s 2015 Ambassador of the Year and received the 2015  Aviation Professional of the Year Award from the Florida Department of Transportation.

 Joe received a bachelor’s in finance and accounting from Pace University in New York. He and his wife, Janet, live in South Tampa and have three grown children. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

University Club of Tampa
5:30 pm - 6:30 Networking/Cocktails
6:30 - 7:30 Presentation

$60.00 – Members
$75.00 - Non Members

NEW - price for Young Professional Members (under 35) - $35

Online pre-registration closes 10/14/19
You must login for member price
No refunds or cancellations after 10/14/19

Contact: Jade Gooding or Sherry Smith, [email protected]; [email protected]