Kaley Skantz joins Oakland International Airport as airport spokesperson

Kaley Skantz joins Oakland International Airport as airport spokesperson

Oakland, Calif. – June 18, 2021: Kaley Skantz has been named Aviation Senior Marketing and Communications Representative effective June 15, 2021. She will be the chief spokesperson for the airport representing the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport to the media.

In her new role within the airport marketing and communications team, Ms. Skantz will assist in managing Oakland International Airport’s public relations programs, handling news media inquiries and preparing press releases as well as online publications.

“Kaley is coming to the airport at a very exciting time,” said Bryant L. Francis, Port of Oakland Director of Aviation. “As business is picking up, we intend to widen the aperture of our public communications. Kaley’s aviation expertise and experience makes her well suited for this important role.”

Ms. Skantz comes to Oakland from Greensboro, North Carolina, where she served as Marketing and Customer Relations Officer at Piedmont Triad International Airport. She graduated from Winston-Salem State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and received her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

About Oakland International Airport  

Oakland International is the main airport for the greater East Bay, the most populated area in the metropolitan San Francisco Bay area. It is the closest airport to most Bay Area employers. By roadway and BART air-rail, OAK enables excellent access to all of the region’s business, entertainment and tourism venues. The vision of Oakland International Airport is to be the airport of choice for San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by the Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of East Bay waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 84,000 jobs in the region with more than a $130 billion economic impact. Updates about travel during the COVID19 pandemic, current departure and arrival information, airport maps, and details about on-airport parking, shopping and dining and more, can be found at  www.oaklandairport.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 


Media contact


Roberto Bernardo, Acting Director of Communications 

Port of Oakland

OAK 24-hour media only hotline: 510-563-6500



Media & Newsroom

Not sure who to contact or have a general question? Use our contact form to route your request