Jess Romo

AIRPORT DIRECTOR: LONG BEACH AIRPORT

Started Sept. 2016 after 20 years with Los Angeles World Airports, which runs LAX … midyear 2017 passenger volume up 47% YOY to 1.3M … new slots at cityowned facility brought Southwest flights to battle JetBlue … concessions, parking income up … RFP responses due Nov. 1 for 31-acre, aerospace development nearby … B.A. UCI, psychology; M.A., CSULA, industrial psychology