“Santulli Appoints Airport Director of Operations”

ELMIRA – Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli announces the appointment of Anthony M. Rudy, A.A.E. as Director of Operations at the Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM). 

Rudy comes to ELM after serving for 16 years as the Assistant Airport Manager and Airport Security Coordinator at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. With over 24 years of aviation operations experience, Rudy has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management/Flight Operations from Daniel Webster College in Nashua, New Hampshire. He was appointed effective November 7, 2016 at an annual salary of $67,500.

Rudy’s appointment follows the recent selection of Kim William (Bill) Hopper, A.A.E. as Director of Aviation.  Hopper started at ELM on September 6, 2016 bringing over 26 years of airport management experience.

“I am very pleased to have two such highly qualified, Accredited Airport Executive’s (AAE)  managing our airport during this critical time as we move forward with our airport expansion,” said County Executive Tom Santulli.