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5 questions for Peter Cevallos

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[media-credit name=”Peter Cevallos” align=”alignright” width=”321″]Peter Cevallos[/media-credit]

Peter Cevallos is the manager at Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport, responsible for planning, development and operations. The Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport is a general-aviation airport and primary reliever for Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, supporting corporate aircraft with its 7,000-foot runway and air-navigation equipment. Cevallos has more than 25 years experience in the civil and military aviation industry, including expertise in airport management, planning, operations and aviation regulatory affairs. He was aviation program manager for the Georgia Department of Transportation, where he oversaw the planning and development for 103 airports in the state, and spent more than 20 years managing general-aviation airports in Greenville, S.C. and Rocky Mount. Cevallos is a retired U.S. Air Force officer, serving 30 years in both active duty and reserve forces in airfield operations and logistics.

What do you like best about your job?  I enjoy the dynamic diversity that this position brings. Every day there is a new challenge, coupled with the normal expected requirements of operating an airport facility.

What inspires you?  Being successful in any endeavor that accomplishes good, either for the success of the airport or for personal gain.

Who is a role model? No specific person. I enjoy and try to learn from anyone who is successful, regardless of industry or field, in how they achieve their success.

What was your biggest challenge this week?  Ensuring I complete all my suspenses and requirements!

Favorite vacation spot?  N.C. mountains.

Ben Kinney
Ben Kinney is publisher of Business North Carolina magazine. You can reach him at bkinney@businessnc.com.

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