Newsroom - Tampa International Airport (employee)

2019
June
10,
2019
Krystal Clowers is known by her co-workers to be such a busy, ambitious, Type A personality, they’ve given her the nickname “Triple-A.” She hates sitting still or being bored, has a passion for public speaking, loves helping others and is always look...
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May
13,
2019
Tampa International Airport’s traffic specialists are the unsung heroes of the Airport, keeping the ever-increasing number of vehicles at the curbsides moving and preventing the pick-up and drop-off areas from turning into a logjam. Kenny Garcia-V...
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May
02,
2019
Lisa Chesser is six feet tall, but somehow she seems much taller. Her voice booms, her personality towers and her toughness comes through even when she’s being very kind. Her motto, “Just Live,” is tattooed across her chest – a nod to the three he...
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April
18,
2019
Randy Forister’s path to Tampa International Airport, where he’s now overseeing a major office building project that will impact Authority employees, took various turns and twists to get him where he is today. The Director of Commercial Real Estate c...
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April
04,
2019
Before any fresh produce makes its way to Tampa International Airport’s restaurants, before any wines make their way to the bars, before any magazines or Florida-themed t-shirts get stocked on the shelves, they must pass through a rigid inspection pr...
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March
21,
2019
Born and raised by a single mom in Ybor City, young Eric Diaz dreamed of one day being a Hollywood stuntman. He loved the excitement and bravado of superhero and action movies, and thought he physically had what it took to be a stuntman star. As h...
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March
07,
2019
Loyal patrons of Tampa International Airport’s employee cafeteria, Landside Grill, may have noticed a little more spice and flavor to its daily specials menu over the last year. Mojo pork, chimichurri fish tacos and jerk chicken are now customer favo...
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February
21,
2019
Growing up in Melbourne, Fla., Scott Bush knew early on exactly what he liked and what he wanted to do. He loved building and putting things together. He liked being outside. He preferred working with his hands and being physically active. “I’m no...
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February
07,
2019
To the weary traveler, Nora Bajrami is a breath of fresh air. The Shoppes at Bayshore store supervisor greets each guest passing through with genuine and friendly hello, curious about where they’re, what they’re looking for and how she can help. “...
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January
28,
2019
She is the first impression of the Airport for many new TPA employees. She is Audra Cona, the airport’s kind, bubbly, red-haired Talent Acquisition Manager.  She also is incredibly hard-working, once completing 12 phone interviews in a single day....
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2018
December
18,
2018
There’s a good chance you were served by Freddie Maldonado if you dined at Tampa International Airport over the last few years. Or the last 15 years. Or in the ‘90s. Or in the ‘80s.  The tall, gregarious server has been a favorite among TPA guests...
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December
16,
2018
As a student at The Ohio State University, Marilyn Gauthier struggled to find her niche. She first chose a major in International Relations, and even completed a minor in Japanese, but found the field to be too political for her taste. Then she pursu...
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December
06,
2018
Frankie Jamison loves working in the airline business. The industry gets in your blood, he says. In fact, he already retired once and decided to come back five years ago, taking over as Tampa International Airport’s American Airlines Station Manager ...
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