Augusta, GA (WJBF) – The Augusta Aviation Commission has announced the selection of Herbert L. Judon, Jr. as the new executive director of the Augusta Regional Airport.
The announcement follows a nationwide search, assisted by ADK Consulting & Executive Search, to find an exceptional leader who could quickly step into the leadership role, continuing the progress and forward momentum experienced at the Airport over the last ten years.
Judon has over twenty years of experience in aviation. He has held the position of Assistant Aviation Director of Operations with Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CTL) since 2012. He has also served as an Air Support Operations Operator/Instructor with the US Marine Corps, as well as, Commander for the North Carolina National Guard’s 1450th Transportation Company.
“We were pleased with the quality and talent of candidates applying for the position but the Commission felt, as a body, that Herbert stood out as the best match for the Augusta Regional Airport as we move forward,” said Cedric Johnson, who is the chairman of the Augusta Aviation Commission.
Judon holds a Masters of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of North Carolina/Charlotte. He also holds accreditations as an Accredited Airport Executive from the American Association of Airport Executives (A.A.A.E.), as well as the International Airport Professional from the Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program. Judon is expected to begin his new position at the Augusta Regional Airport the first part of May.