3rd Annual Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Award for Public Sector Leadership
Alan Murphy: Airport Director, John Wayne Airport
Alan Murphy is the Airport Director at John Wayne Airport, the 33rd busiest airport in the nation and critical to the needs of Orange County’s business community. As director, he oversees all aspects of the day-to-day management, including Business Development, Facilities, Finance and Administration, Operations and Public Affairs. He is responsible for managing a $305 million annual budget and a staff of 174 direct employees.
Recently, Murphy oversaw the on-schedule, on-budget completion of the “Airport Improvement Program,” a multiyear effort that included the construction of a new terminal with six new commercial passenger gates; new security checkpoints; major improvements to parking; as well as the Central Utility Plant. Under his leadership, JWA also successfully expanded international flights through the JWA Air Service Development program. For more information contact Matt Petteruto, Vice President, Economic Development.