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Port of Oakland Strategic Hire Assistant Director of Aviation for OAK

Press Releases, Airport
November 29th, 2011

Press Releases

For Immediate Release
November 29, 2011

Port of Oakland Announces Strategic Hire - Assistant Director of Aviation for Oakland International Airport

Marily Mora Brings Significant Airport and Management Experience to the Position

Marily MoraOakland, Calif. (Nov. 29, 2011) – The Port of Oakland has hired Marily Mora as Assistant Director of Aviation for Oakland International Airport (OAK). Ms. Mora joined OAK on Nov. 28, 2011. (Photo attached).

As Assistant Director of Aviation, Ms. Mora is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the airport with direct responsibility for the Airside, Landside, Security, Administration, and Facilities departments.

“Marily’s extensive experience in the aviation industry will play a vital role over the next several years as she and the airport team deliver innovation and excellence in customer service, safety, and security, all of which are core to OAK's business,” said Deborah Ale Flint, Director of Aviation for the Port of Oakland, which owns and operates the airport. "Marily will be instrumental in leading a high-performing operation in support of the Port’s Strategic Plan initiatives around workforce and operations,” Ale Flint added.

Ms. Mora has been the Executive Vice President and COO of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority for the past 12 years. Prior to Reno-Tahoe, she worked at Mineta San José International Airport for 11 years as Deputy Director of Business Development. During her 35-year career, she has held management positions at Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority and in the gas and electric utility business in Denver. She also has served as a writer and editor for a travel industry trade publication in San Francisco.

Ms. Mora holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix and is a graduate of the University of California-Davis with a B.A. in International Relations. She is an Accredited Airport Executive with American Association of Airport Executives.

About the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront. The Oakland seaport is the fifth busiest container port in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport offering over 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port’s real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port supports more than 70,000 jobs in the region and over 800,000 jobs across the United States. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.

Media Contacts:

Rosemary Barnes
Port of Oakland
(510) 563-2892
rbarnes@portoakland.com

Marily Mora
Port of Oakland
(510) 563-2753
mmora@portoakland.com