The State of RDU - Post COVID
Bill Sandifer, COO from RDU
Bill Sandifer was named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority in 2014. He oversees all aspects of facility planning, design and construction, as well as airport operations, security, and environmental compliance.
Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. Sandifer was the Senior Vice President and Aviation Practice Leader with Reynolds, Smith and Hills, of Jacksonville Florida, an internationally recognized airport infrastructure consulting firm.
Before joining RS&H in 2001, Mr. Sandifer worked as a practicing attorney. He also spent over 13 years in various senior level airport management positions.
Mr. Sandifer holds a law degree from Michigan State University, an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelors Degree in Aviation Management from Eastern Michigan University.
Mr. Sandifer is a member of the Florida Bar, a licensed pilot with commercial, instrument and flight instructor ratings, and an Accredited Airport Executive.