Jesse Meyer Featured in Airport Business Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40

Jesse Meyer, Manager of Commercial Services at Fort McMurray
International Airport, was selected as one of the top 40 aviation professionals under 40 in Airport Business
Magazine’s annual list. This award, established by the magazine in 2012, features leading young individuals in the
industry who pair successful careers with active involvement in their communities.
“We are delighted, but not at all surprised, to see Jesse’s hard work recognized through his inclusion on the Top
40 Under 40 list. We have proudly watched his career develop and flourish as part of the Fort McMurray Airport
Authority team,” said Scott Clements, President and CEO of the Fort McMurray Airport Authority. “He is an
asset to our organization and to the Wood Buffalo community.”
Since joining the Fort McMurray Airport Authority in 2012, Meyer has led the rebranding of the airport,
significantly expanded the food and retail options in the new terminal, and lobbied airlines for additional direct air
service to Fort McMurray, amongst other accomplishments. He has also become involved in tourism in the Fort
McMurray region. He sits on the Board of the Directors for Fort McMurray Tourism, and is involved with media,
communications, and promotions for the Western Canada Summer Games 2015 Wood Buffalo. He also sits on
the Marketing & Communications Committee of Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA).
Meyer holds a Master’s of Business Administration in Airport Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
University, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing from the University of Alberta. Before joining the
Fort McMurray Airport Authority, Meyer held positions at the Vancouver Airport Authority, Embry-Riddle
Aeronautical University, and Vancouver General Hospital.
Airport Business Magazine is a publication of Cygnus Media. The November 2014 issue, which includes 2014’s
Top 40 Under 40 list, is available for download at