NASHVILLE, Tenn. ─ Floyd Crook, director of Maintenance Facilities for the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority recently completed requirements to become an Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) through the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
According to its website, AAAE is “committed to the advancement of aviation professionals by granting the A.A.E. designation to those who have demonstrated their ability to handle the responsibilities of airport management, regardless of airport size.”
“Floyd’s achievement reflects his long-term dedication to the success of the Airport Authority and its services to Middle Tennessee,” said Rob Wigington, MNAA president and CEO. “His commitment to professional development and performance excellencealso strengthens the Nashville Airports Experience—providing great airports to our passengers, business partners and employees.”
Crook joined the MNAA in 2007. In his current role, Crook is responsible for more than 70 team members who provide 24/7 support for all matters related to facilities and airfield maintenance operations for the Airport Authority. His previous work experience includes serving as an aircraft maintenance officer in the U.S. Air Force, team leader at Arnold Engineering and Development Center, and assistant director of maintenance for Williamson County Schools.
Crook earned a bachelor’s of science in aerospace administration and a master’s in business administration from Middle Tennessee State University. In 2010, he was certified as an examiner with the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence. Crook consistently volunteers around the community, from mentoring young Boy Scouts to assisting with the Country Music Marathon.