Steven Hennigan

Steven Hennigan is the deputy executive director of the Aviation Division and chief operating officer for the Lee County Port Authority, operator of Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field in Fort Myers, Fla. Hennigan is responsible for the fiscal, administrative and operational oversight of the Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Department, Airport Police Department, aviation security & technology, contract management, maintenance, operations & safety, as well as Base Operations at Page Field. Hennigan joined the Lee County Port Authority in May of 2021 bringing more than 20 years of experience in aviation and leadership. Prior to joining LCPA, he was chief of operations for the Houston Airport System (HAS), where he managed operations at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), along with oversight of operational processes and procedures for both airports. Hennigan holds a Bachelor of Science in aviation business administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz. and has a commercial pilot rating. He is a certified member of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), is an AAAE Airport Certified Employee in the areas of security and operations, serves on the board for the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society and is on the Airports Council International-North America Steering Committee for Operations, Planning, Safety, Infrastructure & Development (OPSID).