2022 Headliners Luncheon: Fredrick "Rick" Piccolo, President & Chief Executive Officer, SRQ
Rick Piccolo, AAE, President & Chief Executive Officer of Sarasota Bradenton International Airport will share what makes SRQ stand apart, and what is fueling it's continued expansive growth with passenger travel up 57% since 2021, making SRQ one of the fastest growing airports in the world.
Piccolo has over forty-nine years’ experience in the aviation industry and has been President, Chief Executive Officer of SRQ since 1995. He began his career as a janitor at the Buffalo International Airport, and after earning a BS degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo, held several airport positions that include Building Superintendent, Property Manager, Assistant to Airport Manager, and Assistant Director of Operations.
Locally, he worked in the Operations Department at Tampa International Airport and prior to his position at SRQ, he was the Assistant Airport Director at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.