Chief Development Officer

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The Port of Seattle / SEA is seeking a dynamic and strategic leader for its Aviation Capital Program. This critical position will be an integral part of the Airport’s leadership team, effectively delivering SEA’s expanding capital program. Leading a strong team of professionals experienced with Aviation Capital Programs, the Aviation Chief Capital Development Officer (CDO) will be responsible for the formulation, oversight and coordination of SEA’s capital development program while fostering the development of long-range goals and capital improvements to the airport.

The CDO will report directly to the SEA Managing Director and will be a member of the Aviation Leadership Team. This person will partner and collaborate across the Aviation Division and the Port of Seattle Central Services departments to provide leadership, best practices, recommendations on policies and strategies, and expertise on capital improvement and development projects.


You must read the Recruitment Profile found in the posting at:

CDO Job Posting


Please direct all inquiries to ACS Firm through:

Eric Mercado (he/him/él)



Ken Greene (he/him)

Potential applicants and others conducting outreach on a potential applicant’s behalf are requested to direct all communication to ACS Firm. Communication with the Port, its agents and/or sister organization(s) is NOT preferred.


About ACS

ACS Firm is a full-service human capital management agency for the municipal government, aviation, and transportation industries. We lead the industry in diverse executive search, organization and cultural assessments, DEI programs, HR support, and outplacement & career development services. We offer a fresh perspective with innovative and comprehensive solutions to the growing industry needs.


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