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Deborah Flint

Chief Executive, Los Angeles World Airports

THE LATEST: Flint has overseen Los Angeles World Airports, which manages Los Angeles International and Van Nuys airports, since Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed her in June 2015. During her tenure, LAX has ramped up an ambitious $14 billion expansion and modernization program. According to LAWA, it’s the largest public works project in Los Angeles history.

BACKGROUND: Flint also serves on the Airports Council International World Board, is on the Oversight Committee of the Transportation Research Board’s Airport Cooperative Research Program, and is chairwoman of the California Airports Council. She previously served as aviation director at the Port of Oakland, which included management of Oakland International Airport.

WORTH NOTING: Flint was part of a trade delegation led by Garcetti to East Asia last year.

YEARS ON THE LA500: 4

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