The Authority employs 60 staff members in the areas of Finance, Administration, IT, Development, Marketing, Operations, and Public Safety.
Lew S. Bleiweis, A.A.E., has over 20 years experience in the aviation industry with the majority of his time focused on airport management, including areas of properties, operations, maintenance, purchasing, and risk management.
Prior to Mr. Bleiweis’ relocation to Asheville, he served as the Director of Properties for the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, Louisville, Kentucky. He joined the Louisville Regional Airport Authority in 1999 as Properties Manager and was then promoted to Director of Technical Services.
Prior to that time, Mr. Bleiweis held several positions with the Kansas City Aviation Department, Kansas City, Missouri and the Roanoke Regional Airport Commission, Roanoke Virginia.
Mr. Bleiweis has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Airport Executives, and has also served as the President of the Southeast Chapter – American Association of Airport Executives. He is an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) by the American Association of Airport Executives, and he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Business Administration/Airport Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Executive Assistant to the Director
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13231
Deputy Executive Director, Development + Operations
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13253
Director of Administration
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13233
Accounting Coordinator II
Phone: 828-684-2226 x16212
Accounting Coordinator I
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13251
Director of Information Technology
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13240
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13250
Information Technology Coordinator
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13740
Director of Marketing, Public Relations + Air Service
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13238
Guest Services Supervisor
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13663
Director of Operations + Maintenance
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13232
Phone: 828-684-2226 x16214
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13731
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13748
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13249
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13752
Public Safety Chief
Phone: 828-684-2226 x13241