Moore County Airport Authority Names New Director
The Moore County Airport Authority Wednesday announced the hiring of Steven Borden to be the new executive director at the Moore County Airport.
Borden is a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force and a command pilot with more than 20 years of service.
He is also an FAA commercial pilot with single- and multi-engine ratings and an instrument rating having flown several different types of fixed wing general aviation aircraft.
His Air Force credentials also include developing policy and procedures, contract oversight, and aircrew simulator and training device acquisition. He has extensive experience leading both large and small groups ranging from five-person C-130 aircrews to more than 1,800 people.
Since his retirement from the Air Force in 2008, he has been working for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as director of academics and instructor of business administration. His responsibilities included the leadership and mentoring of assigned faculty members and oversight of academic programs at the Greensboro campus. He also taught management, leadership, human resources and military history.
Borden and his wife, Judy, and two children, Sydney and Alex, live in Pinehurst.
For the past several years, Ron Maness and Carol Thomas have served as co-directors for the Moore County Airport.
Both will remain with the airport in different capacities. Maness will serve as a consultant for U.S. Open planning and Thomas will work as special assistant for grants and contracts.
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