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Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Selects Assistant Director of Aviation

October 3, 2023

Baton Rouge, LA - ​​​​​​​After an exhaustive nationwide executive search process conducted by ACS Firm, based inChicago, IL, th e Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport ( selected Louis Hubbard as its nextAssistant Director of Aviation.

Mr.Hubbard, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, began his career in 2013 with LouisArmstrong New Orleans International Airport ( as an Airport Operations Supervisor with responsibilities for supervising the day to day operations of the airport. After serving in this position, he assumed the role of Airport Concessions, Properties, and Leasing Coordinator where he collaborated with stakeholders to optimize concessions revenues and identify business development opportunities.

Subsequently, Mr. Hubbard was named the Airport Concessions Properties, and LeasingPrincipal Services Agent in the Airport Concessions, Properties, and Leasing Management Department where he developed, implemented, and managed a forty eight (unit concessions program in MSYMSY’s new terminal. His responsibilities included developing requests for proposals, evaluating submittals, and negotiating lease agreements. He also had projectmanagement responsibilities where he led concession space design and construction activities ranging from initial conceptualization to final build out. The program was voted the Best AirportFood and Beverage and Retail Program in North America by JD Power and Associates in 2021.

Mr. HubbardHubbard’s currently serves as the MSY Assistant Manager of Airport Concessions andLeasing. He has managed over one hundred and twenty ( agreements with a focus on maximizing non aeronautical revenues and ensuring tenants meet compliance standards. He also oversaw the department department’s budget and led strategic planning efforts targeted at long term revenue growth.

Mr. Hubbard has a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science Management from TexasSouthern Univer sity. In addition, he was appointed to the New Orleans Aviation Board’sCustomer Service Committee in 2019.