Sylvester Turner
City of Houston

Mayor Sylvester Turner was elected Mayor of Houston on December 12, 2015, to serve a four year term beginning January 4, 2016.

Sylvester Turner was born and raised in the Acres Homes community in northwest Houston. His parents moved to Acres Homes in 1954, the year Sylvester was born.

Mario C. Diaz
Director of Aviation
Houston Airport System

Diaz is responsible for the overall management of the Houston Airport System’s three aviation facilities: George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Ellington Airport (EFD). He is one of the industry’s leading authorities in the study of future developments in commercial aviation.

Saba Abashawl
Chief External Affairs Officer
Houston Airport System

As Deputy Director of the Houston Airport System, Saba manages the External Affairs division for Global Industry Relations and Government Affairs. She leads a variety of Business Development initiatives that together, provide a vital support network for new and expanded air service in Houston. This means a greater level of connectivity for millions of Houstonians, fueling economic growth.

Tanya Acevedo
Chief Technology Officer
Houston Airport System

Tanya oversees the strategic planning and operational activities for a variety of technology systems and applications at Bush Intercontinental, William P. Hobby, and Ellington Airports.

Ian Wadsworth
Chief Commercial Officer
Houston Airport System

Ian Wadsworth is the Chief Commercial Officer of the Houston Airport System (HAS), overseeing the commercial activities at HAS’ three airports, including air service development, airline affairs, concessions, parking, real estate, and marketing.

Arturo Machuca
General Manager, Ellington Airport
Houston Airport System

Arturo Machuca is the General Manager of the Houston Airport System’s Ellington Airport. Machuca oversees the daily operations and the development and implementation of policies and procedures at Ellington Airport. He is also the lead on the Houston Spaceport project.

Robert Barker
Chief Development Officer - Infrastructure
Houston Airport System

Robert “Bob” Barker is the Chief Development Officer of the Infrastructure Division for the Houston Airport System (HAS). Barker is responsible for the effective planning to guide the long term capital development of Houston’s three airports, overseeing the administration of planning, design and construction contracts in support of the long term and short term capital projects, analyzing operations and implementing best practice policies and procedures at HAS.

Liliana Rambo, CM, CAPP
Chief Terminal Management Officer
Houston Airport System

Liliana Rambo, CM, CAPP, is the Houston Airport System’s (HAS) Chief Terminal Management Officer.

As HAS' Chief Terminal Management Officer, Rambo is responsible for the overall passenger experience of George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) by focusing on:

J'Maine Chubb
Chief Financial Officer
Houston Airport System

J’Maine Chubb is responsible for the overall financial health of the Houston Airport System (HAS). As part of the Executive Team, the CFO provides financial leadership by working with the Executive Management Team to establish long-range financial goals, strategies and plans while also ensuring that short-term funding needs are met. Mr.

Steven Hennigan
Chief of Operations
Houston Airport System

Steven Hennigan, is the Houston Airport System’s (HAS) Chief of Operations. Hennigan brings over two decades of aviation and leadership experience, with half of his tenure at HAS.

As HAS' Chief of Operations, Hennigan is responsible for:

Jocelyn Labove
Chief Aviation Risk and Regulatory Compliance Officer
Houston Airport System

Jocelyn Labove is the Houston Airport System’s (HAS) Chief Aviation Risk and Regulatory Compliance Officer for the Aviation Risk and Regulatory Compliance division.

This division is responsible for:

Molly Waits
Chief Marketing, Air Service Development and Communications Officer
Houston Airport System

Molly Waits leads Houston Airports' Marketing, Air Service Development and Communications, MAC, division. She's a passionate aviation professional with 22 years in the industry, including 16 years with Houston Airports.  With a track record of proven success, Waits brings a collaborative and cohesive management approach to her role in leading the division.