[Archive list of all past newsletters]


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RECRUITMENT NEWS: 11/21/2019 SBA has been selected by Syracuse Hancock International Airport for a confidential, national recruitment for a Chief Financial Officer. The link to the CFO announcement page is here. The link to the CFO solicitation brochure is here.

September Newsletter: 09/05/2019 – We have a full slate of conferences for the fall: Steve Baldwin and Lisa Belt attending ACI-NA in Tampa; Chris Mullin attending NYAMA in Syracuse; and Spencer Gillette attending MAAE in Port Huron. Check out all the details in our September newsletter.

Media Clip: 08/27/2019 – Our governance work with Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH) in Lynchburg, Virginia was featured in the local newspaper. Includes a quote from President/CEO Steve Baldwin.

State Aviation Journal Feature on SBA: 08/14/2019 –  In the latest issue of State Aviation Journal, publisher Kim Stevens featured Steven Baldwin Associates and our founder in an in-depth profile, highlighting the firm’s eight year history, staff expertise, services and assignments, and client testimony.

Growth Leads to New Hires: 07/12/2019 – Continued growth at the firm leads to hiring new staff including Lisa Belt as Senior Associate and Director of our Executive Recruitment and HR Services Division, and Chris Mullin as Senior Associate and Project Director. We also are pleased to announce the promotion of Spencer Gillette from Associate II to Project Manager. Congrats to all.

RECRUITMENT NEWS: 07/08/2019 – SBA leads successful search for Manchester Boston Regional Airport‘s new Assistant Airport Director of Properties and Contract Management. 

June Newsletter: 06/13/2019 – An update of clients and projects is the focus of our June newsletter, along with a feature on St. Cloud Regional Airport optimization assessment.

RECRUITMENT NEWS: 04/22/2019 – SBA leads successful search for new Executive Director of Syracuse Hancock International Airport.

RECRUITMENT NEWS: 02/26/2019 – SBA has been selected by MHT to conduct a national search for their next Assistant Airport Director of Properties and Contract Management.

RECRUITMENT NEWS: 02/08/2019 SBA has been selected by Syracuse Hancock International Airport for a confidential, national recruitment for an Executive Director. The link to the announcement page is here. The link to the solicitation brochure is here.


Newsletter – Check out our latest October newsletter with a run down on all our clients and projects, as well as client features on TVC and SAV, and client milestone and conferences.  

Newsletter – Check out our July newsletter including a celebration of our 7th year anniversary with a run-down of recent projects; a client feature on Syracuse Hancock International Airport; and client updates on Minneapolis-St. Paul Int’l Airport and Cherry Capital Airport; and upcoming conferences. 

RECRUITMENT NEWS: SBA selected by Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport for a national recruitment for an Assistant Police Chief (fast tracking to Police Chief within 6 months). The link to the announcement page is here. The link to the solicitation brochure is here.

Newsletter –  Check out our April newsletter, including updates on many client projects and milestones, including St. Cloud Regional Airport (STC), Cherry Capital Airport (TVC), Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR), Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV), Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT), Portland International Jetport (PWM), and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Lots of exciting projects and accomplishments going on!

Newsletter – check out our March newsletter with updates on clients, staff, conferences, and projects.

RECRUITMENT NEWS: SBA Selected by MHT for a national recruitment for an Assistant Airport Director – Properties & Contract Management And here is the link to the newsletter announcement.


Hiring – December: Program Administrator / Project Manager Position available. 

RECRUITMENT NEWS: SBA Selected by SAV for Properties Manager national search

Newsletter – November: We’re hiring! Apply now for a senior aviation consulting position. 

Newsletter – October: Our October newsletter features our work on FAA land releases.

Newsletter – September: Our revenue optimization work with Halifax Stanfield International Airport was featured in Airport Improvement magazine. 

Newsletter – August:  Updates on client assignments; client milestones; conferences and sponsorships; summer intern; and more.

Newsletter – July: New clients MAC/MSP and TVC, and milestone governance transfer for AVL, and the West Michigan Aviation Academy gala.

Newsletter – January: A 5th year anniversary recap of 2016 clients, highlights, and milestones, as well as a summary of our core services.


Announcement – GRR Selects New CEO After SBA-Led National Search – 11/30/2016 – GRR Press Release

Newsletter – November: Services; AVL Update; Conferences; Staff Promotions; Client Profile in Airport Improvement

Announcement: SBA Helps Client Win $40M Grant – 09/23/2016 – Steven Baldwin Associates :: Rochester Wins $40M NYS Grant

       – Media Clip: State Aviation Journal

       – Media Clip: Rochester Video on Projects Supported by the Grant

GRR CEO Search – 09/08/2016 – Solicitation brochure inviting applications for the President and CEO of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport available 

Announcement – Executive Search for GRR – 08/22/2016 – SBA Conducts National Search for CEO of Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Newsletter – July: GRR Governance Transfer Official and Complete

– Media Clip:Ford Airport to begin operating under own governance” WOOD-TV (July 1, 2016)

– Media Clip:Authority Transition for Gerald R. Ford International AirportAirports International (July 4, 2016)

– Media Clip:Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority is Ready to FlyState Aviation Journal (July 11, 2016)

– Press Release from GRR:Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority is Ready to Fly” GRR Press Room (July 1, 2016)

Announcement – New Hire 06/03/2016  – Steven Baldwin Associates :: New Hire – Eric J. Billowitz :: June 2016

Newsletter – May – 05/17/2016 – Steven Baldwin Associates eNewsletter – May 2016

Industry Analysis – May – 05/13/2016 – SBA Services – Private Vendor Options to TSA Screening

Newsletter – FebruaryWhite Paper, Conferences, New Client, and Client Updates

Industry Analysis White Paper: 02/16/2016 “SBA White Paper on TSA Screening Options 02-2016” (PDF, 4.6MB) SBA analyzes the pros and cons of applying to the TSA for the private vendor option for passenger and property security screening. We detail a streamlined application process and what kinds of issues are most indicative that your airport could benefit from a switch from TSA security to private vendors. 

Conference Update: 02/03/2016 SBA President/CEO Attends ACI-NA Annual CEO Forum

Client News: 01/19/2016 Halifax Stanfield International Airport (Nova Scotia, Canada) Opens New Regional Themed Distillery 

Client News: 01/23/2016 Gerald R. Ford International Airport (MI) Sets New Passenger Record

Client News: 01/20/2016 Mark Brewer, Airport Director of Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (NH), Honored With AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Staff Update: 01/17/2016 NYAMA Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter Features Joel Russell, Recipient of Bill Shea Award


Client News:Gerald R. Ford International Airport (MI)  Steps Closer to Governance TransferGrand Rapids Business Journal, December 17, 2015

Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings:

Newsletter – October 2015Conferences, Client Updates

Staff Update: Joel Russell, Senior Associate, Named as NYAMA’s 2015 Bill Shea Award Recipient

Newsletter – September 2015Client updates including passenger flow analysis, governance transfer and economic development

Client Update: SBA Facilitates New FBO at Dutchess County Airport

Newsletter – June 2015New Client, New Staff, Client Updates, and industry white paper

White Paper: “Revenue Optimization Primer: Airport Concessions” by Alex Hopson, Associate; Click Here: SBA Revenue Optimization White Paper


Holiday Card: View our online holiday card here

Client Project Completed: SBA Completes Halifax Concessions Study 08-04-2014

New Hire: Douglas Hamlin, Senior Associate

Client Update: Transfer of Syracuse Hancock International Airport to New Regional Authority

New Client: Halifax Stanfield International Airport and the Halifax International Airport Authority


New Hire: Joel Russell, Senior Associate




The Times Union (Albany, NY) Feb. 19, 2016 “Private Vendor Options for TSA Jobs: Study Cites Cost Cuts, More Flexibility”  Direct link: Feb. 2016 – summary in their White Paper section. Direct link at:



NYAMA Honors Senior Associate Joel Russell with the 2015 Bill Shea Award (September 2015)


New Agreement Brings Private FBO Operator to Dutchess County Airport” Hudson Valley News Network (August 15, 2015)


Kent County Works on Details of Airport Authority” Grand Rapids Business Journal (January 2015)








State Aviation Journal article: “Knowing the Customer is Key, as Aviation Consultants Seek Market Share”


Archive list and links to all newsletters of Steven Baldwin Associates – Airport Management Consulting


February Newsletter – Release of TSA Security Screening Options white paper; ACI-NA CEO Forum Conference and Michigan Airport Conference; New Client: Asheville Regional Airport (NC); and Client Updates from Asheville, Gerald R. Ford International (MI), Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (NH), and Halifax Stanfield International Airport (Nova Scotia, Canada).


Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings:

October Newsletter – Conference Updates including ACI-NA Annual Conference, MAAE Annual Conference, NYAMA Fall Conference, and AAAE Great Lakes Chapter Conference. Client updates governance transfer at Gerald R. Ford International Airport and a special feature on the West Michigan Aviation Academy.

September Newsletter – Client updates including passenger flow analysis (Manchester-Boston Regional Airport), governance transfer (Gerald R. Ford International Airport) and economic development (Syracuse-Hancock International Airport); conference presentation on “Creating an Airport Authority”

June Newsletter – contents include announcement of new client (Greater Rochester International Airport, Rochester, NY), new staff (Spencer Gillette, based in Grand Rapids, MI), additional client updates, and info on an industry white paper on revenue optimization.


November Newsletter –  contents include highlights of our staff and projects that they are managing, including recent client updates: from new client Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Michigan to our latest projects for Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia and the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, among other news.

June Newsletter – contents include Client News (services performed for Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC, and Manchester Boston Regional Airport); Client Updates (Manchester Boston Regional Airport); Media Clips (Alex Hopson article on passenger privacy rights versus tracking technology); Industry Conferences (NYAMA Fall conference; ACI-NA annual conference; NYAMA Peer Review Meeting); Industry Trends (airport-wide liquor licenses).

April Newsletter – contents include New Clients (Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico), Client Milestones (Syracuse FAA transfer official and complete), New Staff (Douglas Hamlin), Industry Conferences (NYAMA annual Aviation Advocacy Day), Media Clips (Wall St. Journal, Daily Clips, State Aviation Journal) and new Website “News” page.

February Newsletter – contents include New Clients (Halifax Stanfield International Airport), Client Milestones (Syracuse FAA transfer and Dutchess County final report), and Industry Conferences (ACI-NA Forum and Winter Board of Directors Meeting).


November Newsletter – contents include New Staff (Joel Russell), Industry Conferences (ACI-NA Annual Conference and NYAMA Fall Conference), Media Clips (State Aviation Journal) and our new Social Media (Facebook and LinkedIn).

August Newsletter – contents include New Clients (Dutchess County and Niagra Falls International Airport), Client Updates (Syracuse-Hancock International Airport FAA transfer), New Staff (Andrew Serota), and Industry Conferences (NYAMA CEO Forum and Annual Conference, and upcoming ACI-NA Annual Conference)

March Newsletter – contents include New Clients (Syracuse-Hancock International Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport), Client Updates (Portland International Jetport strategic plan) New Office Location, Industry Conferences (ACI-NA CEO Forum) and Industry Associations (joined NYAMA).