Rick Crider, Executive VP, Strategic Initiatives/Airport & Lt Col Patrick K. McClintock, Cmdr, 502d Ops Spt Squadron

Rick Crider has an extensive airport management background-starting his career as a flight instructor and working in key operations and executive capacities at passenger and industrial airports in Ohio, California, Florida and Texas.

He is an Accredited Airport Executive and the President of the South Central American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) chapter, with experience serving on a number of airport association and advisory boards. Among his previous positions, he served as Director of Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, and Chief Executive Officer/Director of Aviation of the Gainesville-Alachua County Regional Airport Authority in Gainesville, Florida.

Immediately prior to coming to Port San Antonio Crider was Vice President of Airport Development and Management Services at RW Armstrong in Austin, Texas—a firm specializing in aviation consulting for customers in the southwestern U.S., the Caribbean and Latin America.

Lieutenant Colonel Patrick K. McClintock is the Commander, 502d Operations Support Squadron, Joint Base San AntonioLackland, Texas. He leads 75 military and civilian employees in providing 24-hour weather, base operations, air traffic control and Aviation Resource Management services for JBSA-Lackland, Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis. The unit provides direct support to the 149th Fighter Wing, 433d Airlift Wing, 59th Medical Wing, and the Air Intelligence Agency; as well as military-civilian joint-use airfield operations with the Port of San Antonio.

Born in Ukiah, CA, Lt Col McClintock was commissioned in 2001 after graduating from the United States Air Force Academy. He is a senior pilot with over 4,000 flying hours in the C-5A/B and C-17A aircraft. His assignments include tours as an Evaluator and Instructor Pilot, Operations Group Standardization and Evaluation Chief, Flight Commander, and deployed Executive Officer. Lt Col McClintock is a graduate of Air Command and Staff College. He has flown and led operational and combat missions across the globe
and served in Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM. Lt Col McClintock is married to the former Stacie Anne Eakes of Sacramento, CA.

Tune in Saturday, 10 Feb to listen in!

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