Transportation 2023: MARK A. PERRYMAN
PRESIDENT AND CEO, NORFOLK AIRPORT AUTHORITY, NORFOLK
Under Perryman’s brief tenure as the Norfolk Airport Authority’s president and CEO, Norfolk International Airport (ORF) has embarked on selecting a developer for an airport hotel, secured federal funding to install a moving sidewalk and brought in Spirit Airlines. In fiscal year 2022, ORF reported $72.5 million in revenue.
Perryman joined the authority in May 2022, after having served as CEO of Landrum & Brown, an international airport consulting and design firm. A design graduate from Arizona State University, Perryman served as a base architect and planner in the U.S. Air Force during the 1980s and was involved in master planning for Norfolk’s airport while at Landrum & Brown in the 1990s.
Perryman serves on the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization board.
NEW LIFE EXPERIENCE: Being able to come home from work at a reasonable hour
IF I HAD A TIME MACHINE, I’D MEET: Abraham Lincoln — to learn how he managed the weight of our country at its most difficult time in history
PERSONAL MOTTO: Always do what is right; the rest will follow.