South Bend, IN. – Following a nationwide search, the St. Joseph County Airport Authority has selected Brock Zeeb to be the new director of administration and finance at South Bend International Airport (SBN). Zeeb steps into his new role on Thursday, January 28, 2016.
Zeeb will report to SBN’s executive director, Mike Daigle. In this role, he will manage administrative, business and financial activities of the Airport Authority, namely direction of the financial management program including coordination and management of all functional activities associated with budget preparation, reporting and financial analysis.
Zeeb is a longtime resident of the area and most recently served as the director of economic resources for the City of South Bend, where he managed seven redevelopment areas and $25 million in revenue. He also led the City in bond financing/refinancing of over $50 million dollars. Prior to that, Zeeb worked with the Internal Revenue Service in South Bend as a revenue officer.
“It has been exciting to watch the tremendous growth occurring at the airport,” said Zeeb. “I am excited about the opportunity to join the SBN team.”
“We are excited to have Brock join our team,” said Daigle. “He brings an energy, enthusiasm and drive that will make him a contributing team member very quickly.”
Zeeb has both Bachelor and Master of Business Administration degrees from Bethel University. Zeeb and his wife, Bethany, have two young children. In his free time, he enjoys golf and fitness.
Zeeb replaces Michael Guljas who retired from the Authority at the end of 2015 after 32 years of service.
About the South Bend International Airport
South Bend International Airport’s three air carriers provide nonstop flights to ten cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Myers/Punta Gorda, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New York City/Newark, Orlando/Sanford, Phoenix/Mesa, and Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg with connections world-wide. South Bend International’s multi-modal terminal serves over one million air, rail and bus passengers each year. According to the 2012 Economic Impact Report from the Aviation Authority of Indiana, South Bend International’s total annual economic impact on South Bend and surrounding communities was in excess of $1.7 billion.
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