The Miami-Dade Aviation Department's (MDAD) management team is a diverse group of experts in the fields of aviation operations, airport construction, security, food and retail concessions, and general aviation - just to name a few. Below is a listing of the management team, which includes biographical information and high-definition photographs, in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. To schedule an interview, contact MDAD's Office of Communications at 305-876-7017, or complete an interview request form.
Director & Chief Executive Officer  
Ralph Cutie

Ralph Cutié
Director & Chief Executive Officer
Deputy Director
Chief of Staff & Senior Policy Advisor
Senior Executive Assistant
Ken Pyatt - Deputy Director, Operations

Arlyn Rull

 Patricia Hernandez
Ken Pyatt
Deputy Director
Arlyn Rull
Chief of Staff & Senior Policy Advisor
Patricia Hernandez
Senior Executive Assistant
Assistant and Associate Directors
Daniel J. Agostino
Pedro Hernandez, P.E.
Assistant Director,
Public Safety & Security
Assistant Director,
Assistant Director,
Business Retention & Development

Pedro Hernandez, P.E.
Assistant Director,
Facilities Development

Barbara Jimenez
Interim Assistant Director,
Facilities Management & Engineering

Barbara Jimenez
Assistant Director,

Chief Financial Officer

Tony Quintero
Associate Director,
Governmental Affairs





Division Directors
Alicia Riesgo
Barbara Carlo

Alicia Riesgo
Customer Initiatives

Ana Finol
Facilities Maintenance Planning, Engineering and Construction

Andre Ragin
Small Business Strategic Advisor

Barbara Carlo
Landside Operations

Chris Mangos Evelyn Campos


Chris Mangos
Evelyn Campos
Professional Compliance
Gendry Sherer
Fine Arts & Cultural Affairs
Greg Chin
Hiram L. Barroso Ivonne Davila Jeff Bunting

Hiram L. Barroso
Aviation Operations Strategic Manager

Ivonne Davila
Financial Planning & Performance Analysis

Jeff Bunting
General Aviation Airports

Jesus Valderrama
Facilities Maintenance

John Mendez, Policy & External Affairs
Jose Ramos, R.A., LEED AP - Aviation Planning, Land-Use and Grants  
Lonny Craven

John E. Mendez

Policy and External Affairs

Jorge Gonzales
Program Controls

Jose Ramos,

Aviation Planning, Land-Use & Grants

Lonny Craven
Airside Operations, Noise Abatement & Wildlife, Aviation Enforcement & General Aviation Airports (GAA)

Maurice Jenkins Maurice Jenkins
Maurice Jenkins, IAP C.M.
Information Systems
& Telecommunications
Michelle Raymond

Real Estate Management
& Development

Nancy B. Pantoja
Civil Environmental Engineering
Neivy Garcia
Commodities Management
Rupen Philloura Sarah Abate Sylvia Novela

 Oscar Aguirre
Capital Finance

Rupen Philloura
Terminal Operations

Sarah Abate
Airport Concessions Business Development

Sylvia Novela
Strategic Procurement

U. Desmond Alufohai Toni Thomas-Stacey    
U. Desmond Alufohai
Protocol & International Affairs
Toni S. Thomas-Stacey
Human Resources