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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority


P.O. Box 98109
Jackson, MS 39298 – 8109
LSherie Dean (601) 664.3531
ldean@jmaa.com

JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY INTERIM CEO APPOINTED NEW


PRESIDENT AND CEO AT RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

JACKSON, MS – (JULY 9, 2019) –Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) Interim


CEO, Perry J. Miller, has been appointed President and CEO of Richmond International
Airport, effective August 19.

Recently Miller was named Interim CEO by the JMAA Board of Commissioners. For
nearly 4 years as the JMAA COO, Miller utilized his 25 plus years of aviation experience
to enhance infrastructure and customer experience at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers
International Airport and Hawkins Field Airport.

Miller was recruited for the Richmond International Airport CEO position prior ro assuming
the JMAA Interim CEO position.

“While I have enjoyed working and being a part of this vibrant community, the position
came as a great opportunity for my family and for me, as I continue to pursue my
professional goals. The JMAA team is strong, as we have developed a solid plan for
ongoing progress at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport and Hawkins Field
Airport. I have been working with the Board of Commissioners to develop a seamless
transition plan that includes a search for a qualified person to be JMAA’s next CEO. I
have every intension to see the process through at least for the next 30 days. I have
upmost confidence that JMAA will continue to soar to greater heights with the JMAA
Strategic Plan 2021. I appreciate the opportunity afforded to me by the JMAA Board of
Commissioners and for opportunity to lead an amazing team,” stated Perry Miller.

“While we are saddened to lose Perry Miller as a member of the JMAA management
team, we are happy to see him progress toward his career goals.

He has made tremendous strides in implementing the JMAA Strategic Plan 2021. During
his short tenure as Interim CEO, he has exemplified high quality airport management
skills that have superseded our expectations. Richmond International Airport will be
getting the cream of the crop,” stated LaWanda D. Harris, JMAA Board of Commissioners
Chairwoman.

The JMAA Board of Commissioners has employed a national company to lead the
recruitment search for an experienced CEO with assistance from Perry Miller.

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